About the CEMCH

The Tulane Maternal and Child Health Leadership Training program (MCHLT), is now the Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health Education, Science, and Practice (CEMCH).CEMCH5

The Tulane CEMCH provides professional development opportunities to Maternal and Child Health (MCH) practitioners – current and future.

The overall mission of the Tulane CEMCH training program is to expand and strengthen the MCH workforce in the state of Louisiana and beyond for the purpose of improving the health status of women, infants, children, youth, and families in Louisiana and the United States.

Activities include:

  • Seminars and workshops
  • Mentoring
  • Coursework
  • Facilitation of development of long-term goals
  • Community service outreach activities
  • Support for regional and national conferences
  • Research collaboration
  • Practica
  • Partnerships with public health agencies and like-minded organizations

The program is housed within the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences Department, and is funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB).

This blog is maintained by staff of the Tulane CEMCH. Most posts on this blog, maintained by staff of the MCHLT, appear as excerpts on the home page – click on Continue Reading to read the entire posting. To learn more about the CEMCH, visit our site.

For more Information please contact

Assistant Director Shokufeh Ramirez

(504) 988-3539

sramirez@tulane.edu

The Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number T76MC04927 and title Maternal and Child Health Public Health Training Program. 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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