Accompany Doula Care

September 17th, 2019in Alumni, Spotlights, Students

The positive birth experience that everybody deserves. A new doula startup that multiple Boston University School of Public Health alumni and current students.   "Birthing is one of the most impactful experiences in a person’s life. It transforms you, awakening a profound sense of self and fulfillment. However, for many people in marginalized communities, it... More

Fellow Spotlight: Abbi Monssen

August 20th, 2019in Spotlights, Students

Abbi Monssen, MPH '20 Certificates: Health Communication & Promotion; Program Management Fellowship Placement: Maternal and Child Health Center of Excellence Communications Fellow April 2019 - December 2019 Describe your Fellowship As a fellow for BUSPH’s Maternal and Child Health Center of Excellence (MCHCoE), I am responsible for managing the Center’s social media, website, and various outreach activities. In... More

2019 Alumni Awards

August 10th, 2019in Alumni, Spotlights

Congratulations to our 2019 Alumni Award recipients! We are so proud of all the work you do for maternal and child health. Christina Gebel, MPH '14, birth doula and Elaine Fitzgerald Lewis, DrPH '12, MIA

Stories of Black Mothering

August 10th, 2019in Alumni, Spotlights

Boston University School of Public Health Alum, Fatima Dainkeh, is fighting the maternal mortality crisis in America by giving a voice to the people experiencing inequity. You can find more stories on Facebook Stories of Black Mothering and Instagram @shifting_narratives. Read More: Black Moms, in Their Own Words Motherhood Shouldn’t Be Something to Fear

Fellow Spotlight: Lauren Thomann

August 7th, 2019in Spotlights, Students

Lauren Thomann, MPH '20 Certificates: Program Management; Maternal and Child Health Fellowship Placement: Boston Public Health Commission Boston Healthy Start Initiative/Community Action Network Fellow January 2019-June 2019 Describe your Fellowship Advocated for the Community Action Network (CAN) - within the Boston Healthy Start Initiative (BHSI) - which aims to reduce racial inequities in infant mortality and poor... More