The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Policy and Leadership Program at UAB, often referred to as "the MCH Training Grant", has been identified as a CENTER OF EXCELLENCE IN MCH EDUCATION, SCIENCE & PRACTICE by the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration. Established in 1983, its purpose is to provide excellent education and preparation for present and future MCH leaders from diverse backgrounds for leadership roles in MCH so that the health of children, families, and communities is promoted, preserved, and enhanced. Interdisciplinary training focuses not only on core public health and MCH skills, with a unique focus on policy, but also on leadership development and advocacy with a view to achieving optimal MCH outcomes and advancing MCH science, research, practice, and policy. For more information about MCH or our academic MCH programs, click the corresponding links below.
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