1. MCH Workforce Development
  2. Funded Projects
  3. Maternal and Child Health Public Health Catalyst Program

Maternal and Child Health 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.

Project Officer(s):  Ayanna Johnson, MSPH 

Funded Projects:

  1. Drexel University School of Public Heatth
    Grant Title: Drexel MCH Catalyst Program: Building a Skilled and Diverse MCH Workforce
    Location: Philadelphia, PA
    Region: 3

  2. Florida International University
    Grant Title: Mothers and Children FIRST: Training for Transformation 2025 (M&C FIRST: T4T 2025)
    Location: Miami, FL
    Region: 4

  3. Georgia State University Research Foundation, Inc.
    Grant Title: Georgia State University Maternal and Child Health Certificate Program
    Location: Atlanta, AZ
    Region: 9

  4. 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
    Location: Bloomington, IN
    Region: 5

  5. University at Albany
    Grant Title: University at Albany School of Public Health Maternal and Child Health Public Health Catalyst Program
    Location: Rensselaer, NY
    Region: 2

  6. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    Grant Title: MPH Maternal and Child Health Track
    Location: Little Rock, AR
    Region: 6

  7. University of Iowa
    Grant Title: Training Maternal and Child Public Health Professionals to Address Growing Disparities in the Rural Midwest
    Location: Iowa City, IA
    Region: 7

  8. University of South Carolina
    Grant Title: University of South Carolina School of Public Health MCH Catalyst Program
    Location: Columbia, SC
    Region: 4

  9. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    Grant Title: The UWM Zilber School of Public Health Maternal and Child Health Training Program
    Location: Milwaukee, WI
    Region: 5