Category: Spotlights

MCH Center of Excellence Offers New Training, Research, and Practice Opportunities

Original article by Jillian McKoy on June 26th 2020 – BUSPH “MCH Center of Excellence Offers New Training, Research, and Practice Opportunities” The School of Public Health’s Center of Excellence in MCH Education, Science, and Practice (MCH CoE), one of only 13 such centers nationwide, has received its sixth round of funding through 2025 from the Maternal and Child […]

Youth Mental Health Access during COVID-19

Original Article by Michelle Samuels, July 15th 2020 – BUSPH “Youth Mental Health Access during COVID-19” The coronavirus closed schools, contracted the economy, and is disproportionally devastating communities of color. In this pandemic and its aftermath, helping youths with mental health issues navigate decentralized services and stay out of the juvenile justice system may be […]

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 […]

2020 Alumni Award Event

3/20/2020 Dear Alums, Students and Friends of the Center, Needless to say, our Annual Alumni Award Reception, scheduled for April 17th, will not be held this year.   Like so many gatherings that are part of all of our daily, weekly, monthly, and annual rituals, we will miss getting together to renew connections and forge new […]

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. […]