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MCH Public Health Catalyst Program

The purpose of this program is to: 

  1. Develop and/or expand MCH curriculum, competencies, and degree offerings within schools of public health where there is currently a lack of, or limited, MCH offerings; 
  2. Strengthen the public health graduate student competencies in MCH; and
  3. Recruit graduate student trainees from underrepresented racial/ethnic backgrounds to complete MCH coursework.


Drexel University School of Public Health
Grant Title: Drexel MCH Catalyst Program: Building a Skilled and Diverse MCH Workforce

Florida International University
Grant Title: Mothers and Children FIRST: Training for Transformation 2025 (M&C FIRST: T4T 2025)

Georgia State University Research Foundation, Inc.
Grant Title: Georgia State University Maternal and Child Health Certificate Program

Trustees of Indiana University, School of Public Health
Grant Title: Building Maternal and Child Health into the Indiana University School of Public Health curriculum to prepare leaders in the field

University at Albany
Grant Title: University at Albany School of Public Health Maternal and Child Health Public Health Catalyst Program

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Grant Title: MPH Maternal and Child Health Track

University of Iowa
Grant Title: Training Maternal and Child Public Health Professionals to Address Growing Disparities in the Rural Midwest

University of South Carolina
Grant Title: University of South Carolina School of Public Health MCH Catalyst Program

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Grant Title: The UWM Zilber School of Public Health Maternal and Child Health Training Program

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