From Generation to Generation: Building MCH Academic Leadership

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Date Developed: 10/18/2018. Source: Association of Teachers of Maternal and Child Health. Presenter(s): Christine Bozlak; Marti Coulter; Lois McCloskey; Arden Handler, DrPH. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 77 minutes.


In this Lunch-and-Learn session presented by the Association of Teachers of Maternal and Child Health's Workforce Development Committee, Arden Handler, DrPH (Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago CoE) moderates a panel discussion consisting of Marti Coulter (Emeritus University of South Florida CoE), Lois McCloskey (Associate Professor, Boston University CoE), and Christine Bozlak (Assistant Professor, University at Albany MCH Catalyst Program).

This webinar is aimed at multiple audiences: those already in MCH Academe who are wondering if they are going to be successful/wondering how they are going to climb the academic ladder, for those not yet in academe, who might be considering a career in public health academe and MCH in particular, and for those who are part of academe and are curious about whether MCH academe is a good fit for them.

Learning Objectives

• To explore how one can have a successful career in MCH academe in Schools of Public Health.

• To understand how one can balance the research demands of academe and of academic institutions while maintaining a commitment to MCH public health practice.

• 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.

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.