Just Launched! A free training module series on MCAH Life Course Perspective, Practice, & Leadership

Just Launched! A free training module series on MCAH Life Course Perspective, Practice, & Leadership

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UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health and its Center of Excellence in Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health are now offering a self-directed, open-source, training module series on the life course perspective & leadership. The 5-module series features video interviews, course readings, case studies of organizations in practice, and more!

The module topics include: Overview Life Course Perspective; Health Equity & Social Determinants of Health; Timing of Exposures and Cumulative Impacts of Risk and Protective Factors across the Lifespan;  Place Matters:  The Impacts of Physical, Social, and Economic Environments; and Integrating a Life Course Perspective in MCAH Practice.

  • Michael Lu, MD, MS, MPH, Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Academic, Student & Faculty Affairs at George Washington University and former Director of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)
  • Paula Braveman, MD, MPH, Professor of Family and Community Medicine and Director of the Center on Social Disparities in Health at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
  • Kiko Malin, MSW/MPH, Director of the Family Health Services Division at the Alameda County Public Health Department
  • Anthony Iton, MD, JD, MPH, Senior Vice President for Healthy Communities at The California Endowment
  • Vijaya Hogan, MPH, DrPH, Program Officer for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Moderated by:
  • Julianna Deardorff, PhD, Associate Professor and the Director of the Center of Excellence in MCAH at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health
Highlighted Organizations:
  • Contra Costa Life Course Initiative, MIHOW Program, Family Voices of CA, Homeless Prenatal Program, SF Black Infant Health, City MatCH Equity Institute, San Mateo Medical Center and First 5 San Mateo, Nurse Family Partnership, Healthy Start in Housing, CA Adolescent Health Collaborative, Best Babies Zone Southeast Portland and Castlemont Oakland, Solano HEALS, Building Blocks Collaborative, Fresno County Preterm Birth Initiative, and Healthy Start Border Alliance.
This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under Grant Number T76MC00002, Centers of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health in Education, Science and Practice. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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