Category: Resources & Opportunities

2022 MCH Fellowship Fair: October 3-7

Join us October 3-7 for our MCH Fair and learn about Fellowship opportunities and other ways that you can get involved in MCH at the Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health! The MCH Fair showcases various research fellowship and practice fellowship opportunities offered through the Center. MCH research and practice fellowships allow students to engage and work […]

Midwifery Webinar: An Evidence-Based Solution for Disrespect, Racism, and Other Challenges in Maternity Care

In light of high rates of maternal mortality, disrespect and racism in the United States, we discuss midwifery as an evidence-based solution and protective model to address the important challenges in women’s health care. Join us on 4/29 from 1-2 PM EST. RSVP at Harvard & BU Midwifery Webinar April 29th Flyer Featuring three […]

8/3/20 Webinar Event by the HHS OASH: “Advancing Maternal Health: Breastfeeding Support and Oral Health”

External event announcement: “Advancing Maternal Health: Breastfeeding Support and Oral Health,” hosted by the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH), Regions 1-10. This webinar, on Monday, August 3, from 2 to 3:15 p.m., will focus on how providing breastfeeding support and oral health improves maternal health throughout the life course and reduces […]

Massachusetts Public Health Association Virtual Breakfast Honoring Dr. Camara Jones September 18, 9:00am-10:00am

*Event Announcement* Massachusetts Public Health Association Virtual Breakfast Honoring Dr. Camara Jones September 18, 9:00am-10:00am About: “MPHA is thrilled to announce our Virtual Breakfast on September 18th to honor Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones! During the event, we will hear from this public health luminary and present her with MPHA’s Paul Revere Award for her unwavering […]

Bill H.4818

MA Senate, Bill H. 4818 An Act to Reduce Racial Inequities in Maternal Health July 14th 2020 – Sign the petition here Petition introduction by Nneka Hall: Racial inequities in maternal mortality are staggering, with Black women experiencing mortality rates three times that of White women, per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  In […]

Massachusetts COVID-19 Perinatal Coalition Mission To develop policy recommendations for equitable and evidence-based perinatal health care in the Commonwealth during the COVID-19 Pandemic, to promote systemic, consistent best practices and standards of care and support for pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum, and to address racial inequities in perinatal outcomes. Situation The current situation for birthing people in the Commonwealth […]

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 […]