Author: Abbigayle Monssen

HRSA Office of Epidemiology and Research Fellowship

The Office of Epidemiology and Research (OER) in the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) is seeking applicants for a Fellowship in Maternal and Child Health Performance Measurement and Evaluation.  Application materials are available here:  The application deadline is 6/3/2020; applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Please […]

National Public Health Week 2020

This year we celebrate the 25th National Public Health Week. This week (April 6th-12th), we celebrate the power of prevention, advocate for healthy and fair policies, share strategies for successful partnerships, and champion the role of a strong public health system. The theme of this year’s National Public Health Week is “looking back, moving forward” and […]

Equity, Autonomy and Substance Use Disorder: Lifecourse Considerations for Pregnant and Parenting People

Wednesday, February 5th 2020 “Equity, Autonomy and Substance Use Disorder: Lifecourse Considerations for Pregnant and Parenting People”: co-hosted by Boston University and Harvard Schools of Public Health, Centers of Excellence in MCH, this webinar discussed the complex challenges and best practices for care of pregnant and parenting people with substance use disorder – especially after […]

Students Discuss Maternal Health w/ Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley

  Tuesday, October 22nd, US Representative, Ayanna Pressley, visited Professor Belanoff and Adriana Black’s Advanced Practice and Research Methods for Public Health Equity class live from DC as a surprise guest speaker. Students were able to participate in a Q&A with the Congresswoman and discuss the MOMMIES act, her legislation to reduce maternal mortality and disparities.     READ MORE: Rep. […]

UPDATES: MCH Fellowships and DSLP Fellowships

NEWS FLASH FOR ALL MCH FELLOWSHIP AND DSLP APPLICANTS:  Late-breaking MCH Research Fellowship Opportunity, DSLP news, and 3 day extension: October 27th!    Dear MCH Fellowship and DSLP  Applicants, We have two late breaking pieces of news for you. As such, we are extending the deadline for all applications (DSLP and Fellowships) by 3 days. New […]

Policy Manager, Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts

The Policy Manager plays an integral role in PPAF’s legislative and electoral programs, serving as a lobbyist on Beacon Hill and assisting with the organization’s endorsement program.  This position is key to fostering and ensuring alignment between PPAF’s electoral programs and legislative advocacy.  Under the direction of the Associate Director of Public Policy and Government […]

NEW MCH Fellowship Opportunities!

Attention MPH students interested in Maternal and Child Health: The BUSPH Maternal and Child Health Center of Excellence fellowships are now open for application! The Center offers 3 different types of fellowships: Research, Practice, and Diversity Scholars Leadership Program (DSLP). MCHCoE Fellowships allow students to gain real world experience and engage with the community. At the […]