The Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) of the US Department of Health and Human Services provides a variety of ongoing support and funding to various programs at the University of Minnesota and in our region.
The MCHB’s vision for the 21st century is that all children, youth, and families will live and thrive in healthy communities served by a quality workforce that helps assure their health and well being.
The MCHB fund public and private non-profit institutions of higher learning to provide leadership training in maternal and child health in order achieve this vision. The MCHB Training Programs seek to ensure excellent health services for families and children through workforce preparation.
“I take away a broader perspective of working with an interdisciplinary team which I will continue to draw from in my area of practice for many years to come. Having a better understanding of the complex nature of treating neurodevelopmental disabilities makes me better equipped to work effectively with families.”