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logo for the University of Tennessee Knoxville. Big Orange.  Big Ideas.Promoting Healthy Weight Colloquium 3.0: A Socio-Ecological Perspective -- Policy at All Levels

The University of Tennessee's Public Health Nutrition Program is launching its third series of biannual Promoting Healthy Weight colloquia.

Please save the date for Friday, March 29, 2019. This NO COST event will launch the third series of our biannual Promoting Healthy Weight colloquia. This series will focus on promoting a healthy weight for the maternal and child health population using a socio-ecological lens. This upcoming colloquium will focus specifically on policy and how policy affects the other levels of the socio-ecological model in the context of nutrition and promoting healthy weight.

There will be an onsite and webcast viewing available for those who wish to participate. After you register, a confirmation email will be sent to you. Don't forget to add utphn@utk.edu to your address book so that our emails will arrive in your inbox! If you will be viewing the webcast in a group setting, EACH participant should complete a separate registration form.

Approval for continuing education credits will be submitted for Registered Dietitians, Certified Health Education Specialists, and Registered Nurses.

WHEN
Friday, March 29, 2019
12:50 PM - 5:00 PM EDST
If attending onsite, check-in begins at 12:30 PM EDST. 
If participating via webcast, log on by 12:45 PM EDST. 
The conference begins promptly at 12:50 PM EDST.

WHERE
Webcast or onsite at the Four Points by Sheraton Knoxville Cumberland House Hotel in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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2018 DMCHWD Grantee Virtual Meeting

“How to Tell Your Program’s Story to Key Stakeholders”

This annual meeting was an opportunity for Division of Maternal and Child Health Workforce Development (DMCHWD) grantees to convene and network around a cross-cutting topic of interest. The meeting was hosted by AUCD's Interdisciplinary Technical Assistance Center on Autism and Developmental Disabilities (ITAC).

What was the purpose of the meeting?

The meeting addressed how to compose and share your program’s story from a high-level perspective, emphasizing effectiveness, impact, and interaction with key audiences. It also underscored the value of building and establishing relationships with decision-makers, state agencies, community organizations, and more.

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logo National MCH Workforce Development Center, Advancing Health Reform2019 Title V MCH Internship Program - National MCH Workforce Development Center


The Title V MCH Internship helped me see the benefits to working in a state Title V agency. It also showed me how much work needs to be done in maternal and child health at the state-level and solidified my desire to work in MCH.

- Past Title V MCH Intern

The National Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Workforce Development Center will accept student applications for the Title V MCH Internship Program from January 7th, 2019 through February 8th, 2019. Eight teams of MCH Trainees will participate in internships in state Title V programs over the summer of 2019. Learn more about Title V.

 

Why should you apply to the Title V MCH Internship Program?

As a Title V MCH Intern within the state Title V program, you will receive the following opportunities:

 

Dates of the Program: The program will begin on June 3, 2019 and run 8-10 weeks. Students are expected to work full-time and to be on-site during the program. Please note that students who are on the quarter system may start on June 17.

Stipend: Student interns will receive a $4500 stipend to cover the cost of living and transportation.

Program Sites: State Title V agencies are currently submitting ideas for student projects. By December 2018, state projects will be identified. A list of state agencies and projects will be released to students by January 2019. Students will be able to identify the top 3 sites where they would like to be placed.

Housing: Student interns are expected to secure their own housing and transportation.

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logo for the University of Tennessee Knoxville. Big Orange.  Big Ideas.Save the Date! Promoting Healthy Weight Colloquium 3.0: A Socio-Ecological Perspective - Policy at All Levels

Please save the date for Friday, March 29, 2019

This event will launch the third series of our biannual Promoting Healthy Weight Colloquia. This series will focus on promoting a healthy weight for the maternal and child health population using a socio-ecological lens. The upcoming colloquium will focus specifically on policy and how policy affects other levels of the socio-ecological model in the context of nutrition.

There will be onsite and webcast viewing available for those who wish to participate. Additionally, we will be applying for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES), Registered Dietitians (RD), and Nursing CEUs for this event, so be sure to mark your calendars!

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If you are interested in viewing the Spring 2018 Promoting Healthy Weight 2.0 presentations on Breaking Down Silos through Interprofessional Collaborations, the archive and PowerPoint presentations are now available on our website. The Breaking Down Silos through Interprofessional Collaborations archive is approved for CEUs for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES), Registered Dietitians (RD), and Nurses who view and complete the evaluations for the archived colloquium for up to one year. Please click here to access the archive. Exit Disclaimer

Friday, March 29, 2019 12:50 PM - 5:00 PM EDST

Onsite check-in begins at 12:30 PM EDST.

Via webcast, log on by 12:45 PM EDST.

Conference begins promptly at 12:50 PM EDST



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2018 Grantee Orientation Webinar

Archive is Now Available

On July 23, 2018 the Division of MCH Workforce Development hosted a New Grantee Orientation Webinar. The webinar covered the following information:
  • Overview of the Health Resources and Services Administration and the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)
  • Overview of the Division of MCH Workforce Development (DMCHWD)
  • Description of the current DMCHWD investments
  • Review of reporting requirements and key deadlines for DMCHWD grantees
  • Key cross-cutting resources and communications mechanisms
  • An opportunity for targeted Q&A with DMCHWD staff

Presenters for this webinar were:

Hae Young Park, MPH 
Acting Director, Division of MCH Workforce Development

Cheryl Altice, MPH 
Public Health Analyst/Project Officer, Division of MCH Workforce Development

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ATMCH Webinar Archive

From Generation to Generation: Building MCH Academic Leadership

ATMCH’s Lunch-and-Learn (10/18/2018) Webinar has now been archived on the ATMCH website Exit Disclaimer. This webinar featured a panel discussion moderated by Arden Handler, MPH, DrPH (University of Illinois at Chicago). Panelists included Marti Coulter, MSW, DrPH (University of South Florida); Lois McCloskey, MPH, DrPH (Boston University); and Christine Bozlak, MPH, PHD (University of Albany).

1.0 CPH credit is available for viewing the archived webinar.

Objectives

  • Objective 1: To explore how one can have a successful career in MCH academe in Schools of Public Health.
  • Objective 2: To understand how one can balance the research demands of academe and of academic institutions while maintaining a commitment to MCH public health practice.
  • Objective 3: To encourage aspiring and current doctoral students, post-doctoral fellows, and junior faculty interested in population maternal and child health to consider a career in MCH academe.
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