As a Maternal & Child Health MPH student, you’ll work alongside leading research scholars in maternal and child health issues, such as, public health skills development (program design and evaluation, advocacy, epidemiology) and maternal and child health (MCH) content (family health, reproductive health, infant and child health, adolescent health, social disparities, social justice, family systems, and women’s health).
Faculty Research Highlights
- Ruby Nguyen’s research involves chronic pain and women, as well as perinatal and reproductive health. She is currently conducting studies of vulvar pain and the role of weight loss and reproductive function in men.
Affiliated Training Center
The Maternal & Child Health MPH program is enhanced by a training grant from HRSA that provides students and professionals with ongoing education and outreach opportunities. The Center for Leadership Education in Maternal & Child Public Health emphasizes:
- partnership through collaboration with families, community professionals, and other academic departments
- paid conference registrations, updates on MCH trends, and additional professional education opportunities
- 4-5 paid opportunities with community partners and the center during the year