College of Public Health

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Mission

To improve the lives of women who face the challenges of substance use, and to promote healthy children and families, through community-based patient-centered research.

Purpose of Projects

To engage the community and stakeholders in issues related to the treatment and prevention of substance abuse and misuse.

To engage mothers, children and families in developing interventions to treat and prevent substance abuse and misuse.

To develop interventions to treat and prevent conditions related to substance abuse and misuse.

To improve the health and health outcomes of women, infants and children.

To expand the maternal and child health related resources, knowledge, expertise, and support in order to address targeted issues related to the prevention and treatment of substance abuse and misuse.

Projects

  1. Developing a Community Partnership Focused on Prevention of Opiate Exposed Newborns
  2. Exploring Treatment Approaches for Opiate Addiction and Family Planning Methods for Post-Partum Women