What is MCH?

MCH program director Dr. Wendy Hellerstedt says that there's no
simple response! Learn about some of the key elements of the field.

What is Maternal and Child Health?

Inside pages of healthy generations
Healthy Generations

Healthy Generations is published annually. Our current issue, MCH Professionals Making a
Difference in Government, Health Care Services, Research, Policy, and Academia,
is the second
of two volumes featuring the work of our alumni, who are in all kinds of positions and settings.

Healthy Generations Summer 2016

Student Spotlight

Why did MCH alumna Love Odetola (MPH 2016) choose the University of Minnesota?
Learn more about Odetola.

Student Spotlight

Video: Incarcerated & Pregnant

Our new video Incarcerated & Pregnant: Promoting the Health of Mothers & Babies shares
the effects of prison and jail environments on pregnant women, and innovative efforts
supporting the health of women and their babies. For more info and other resources...

Incarcerated & Pregnant


The Center for Leadership in MCH cosponsors the monthly Interdisciplinary Women's Health Lecture Series,
organized by the Powell Center for Women’s Health. Learn more about the lecture dates, topics, and locations.

Women's Health Lecture Series

Interested in an MPH?

We have one of the oldest, most highly regarded MCH programs
in the nation. Visit our program page to learn more.

Get an MPH in MCH