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November 16, 2023
Sammy Shuster shares lessons learned from tackling funding challenges and fostering community collaboration during her maternal and child health project.
November 01, 2023
MPH student Lita Lillibridge is focuses on making a positive impact on communities and advocating for a better future for maternal and child health.
October 05, 2023
Chanel Conigan's research project involved a deep dive into survey development methodology, data collection, and community engagement strategies.
June 12, 2023
This year’s symposium focused on the public health crisis of gun violence on MCH populations. Attendees heard from local programs about their successes and challenges.
May 24, 2023
MPH student Samiha Tahsin gained valuable qualitative data analysis skills while also developing a greater understanding of and appreciation for community health workers.
May 12, 2023
Ninety self-care packages will be distributed to mothers who are spending Mother's Day weekend at St. Christopher's Hospital.
May 04, 2023
MCH student Josiane Tsobgny conducted a literature review and developed a resource guide for peer support workers at the Newborns and Neighbors program.
April 27, 2023
MCH student Sarah Weinbrom created a soon-to-be published report on the prevalence of and screening for perinatal intimate partner violence in Philadelphia.
April 26, 2023
Students assembled knitting kits and activity packets for parents and caregivers of infants hospitalized nearby at CHOP.
April 14, 2023
The documentary Aftershock makes real the disparities that exist in maternal mortality within the U.S. by sharing families' true stories.
March 17, 2023
MCH student Siani Anderson developed new methods for peer interviews with the goal of improving support for mothers/birthing people.
March 03, 2023
Annual event for MCH trainees to hear about different opportunities and diverse careers from those working in the field.
February 14, 2023
A maternal and child health teaching assignment provides collaborative learning opportunities for students.
January 04, 2023
The Maternal and Child Health Student Organization (MCHSO) took time at the end of the year to create holiday cards for community members.
November 07, 2022
At the start of the fall term the Maternal and Child Health Student Organization (MCHSO) wasted no time hosted events to promote important topics in maternal and child health.
October 11, 2022
Two MCH students share their experiences as Title V Maternal and Child Health Block Grant interns and what drives their work.
September 30, 2022
MCHSO's tabling event prompted engaging conversations with students about reproductive rights and access to care.
September 28, 2022
Dr. Lee will work with the Title V team at the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of Family Health to develop a collaborative project focused on infant safe sleep.
July 27, 2022
This year’s symposium provided attendees with valuable knowledge about how to support and integrate community health workers into the maternal and child health workforce.
July 21, 2022
Dornsife's MCH Program sent trainees to national conferences to enhance their skills through leadership, networking, and career development.
July 15, 2022
Members of the Maternal and Child Health Student Organization (MCHSO) ended the academic year with a lineup of events that supported each other, their peers, and the MCH community.
June 10, 2022
MCHSO President Markolline Forkpa was spotlighted as an MCH Trainee in the DMCHWD's Catalyst Program Highlights.
June 01, 2022
MCHSO partnered to host a viewing event of "Year One," a documentary short focused on filmmaker Erin’s postpartum journey. The event sparked important discussions about the film, its implications, and important takeaways.
May 27, 2022
MCH student organizations screened "Trapped," a thought-provoking film about the state of reproductive rights in Alabama, Mississippi, and Texas.
May 12, 2022
MCHSO coordinated a campus-wide collection drive and asked for donations of menstrual and post-partum hygiene products for a good cause.
May 07, 2022
MCHSO Service Day observes Mother's Day in a special way by preparing packages for parents of patients receiving hospital care.
April 27, 2022
MCHSO members came together to volunteer at Drexel's Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships.
April 19, 2022
In recognition of Human Trafficking Prevention Month the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Catalyst Program co-hosted a webinar series to increase awareness among public health and healthcare practitioners.
March 16, 2022
Annual event brings students together with MCH professionals, community partners, and alumni to learn more about opportunities and career paths in the MCH field.
December 09, 2021
New toolkit for families of children and youth with special health care needs and their healthcare providers helps address their information needs.
October 08, 2021
A HRSA MCHB trainee discusses her research and opportunities and Dornsife.
Scholarship students committed to pursuing careers that improve outcomes for children and their families.
September 16, 2021
Learn more about experiences gained through a Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Block Grant internship.
August 30, 2021
August 25, 2020
New funding allows Dornsife's MCH program to expand its mission.