Navigator in the News

Navigator in the News

NewsThe MCH Navigator keeps the Title V community up-to-date about what our faculty and staff are doing and how the field is using our resources. Check back often as we share exciting, new information:

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Multimedia News

Couldn't join a webinar live? View archives and/or slides of recent presentations:

Web Health Awards

Take a Virtual Tour of the MCH Navigator! View an archived webinar conducted by AMCHP and MCH Navigator staff that walks users through how to use the new website, information about the self-assessment tool, and how to access learning opportunities.

Web Health Awards

Building MCH Workforce Capacity: Early Adopters and Creative Ways to Use the MCH Navigator. Hear how several state Title V programs have formalized use of the Navigator as a tool to build workforce capacity and identify ways to strengthen programs in the face of significant resource restraints, and learn how your agency/organization can use this free tool for professional development. John Richards from Georgetown University moderates a panel discussion with representatives from Maryland, Oklahoma and Tennessee Title V programs. Panelists share promising practices, lessons learned, and concrete examples of how each of their programs have incorporated the Navigator to promote systems building and workforce and leadership development.

Awards

MCH Navigator Receives Prestigious Award!

APEX

The MCH Navigator has won an APEX Award for Publication Excellence for a health-related website. This was the 27th Annual APEX Award Competition, which recognizes outstanding publications from newsletters and magzines to marketing materials and websites. According to the APEX 2015 judges, "The awards were based on excellence in graphic design, quality of editorial content and the success of the entry in conveying the message and achieving overall communications effectiveness."

Web Health Awards

The Health Information Resource Center recently announced the winners of its 16th annual Web Health Awards which honors the nation’s best digital health resources. The competition hosted a panel of 32 experts in digital health media and selected gold, silver, bronze, and merit winners from nearly 500 entries.

The MCH Navigator received the highest "Gold" rating in the Division of Education Institution for Health Professionals.  Other winners included AARP, Cigna, CVS Pharmacy, Kaiser Permanente and United Healthcare.

 
MCH Effective Practice Award

Laura Kavanagh and Holly Grason were honored with the MCH Effective Practice Award by the MCH Section of the American Public Health Association on November 18, 2014 at the Martha May Eliot Luncheon. The award recognized the vision and dedication that they, and numerous MCH partners from the original design team, showed in the development of the MCH Navigator. Our sincere thanks needs to be added to this official recognition for the cornerstone work that they have done in the service of the MCH workforce.

On the Road

The MCH Navigator will be at the following natinoal conferences to talk about our resources and learn about your learning needs. Please visit us on the road:

2016 CityMatCH Leadership & MCH Epidemiology Conference. September 14-16, 2016. Join us as we exhibit and present on the Navigator.

Updated: July 2016

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. 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.