Due Feb. 13: Applications for MCH Epi Training Course

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Thursday, January 8, 2015

MCH Epidemiology Training Course: Baltimore, MD, June 1 – 5, 2015 Deadline for applications is February 13, 2015 at 5:00PM PST. No late applications accepted.Click Here to Apply

The Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are offering a Training Course in MCH Epidemiology as part of their ongoing effort to enhance the analytic capacity of state and local health agencies. The training course is an intensive program, combining lectures, discussion, hands-on exercises, and opportunities for individualized technical assistance. A brief series of webinars prior to the training will set the stage for the onsite training.

Content for the 2015 course will include:

  • Needs Assessment
  • Target Setting for Performance Measurement
  • Program Evaluation
  • Statistical and Epidemiologic Methods: From Descriptive Statistics to Multivariable Modeling
  • Presenting Data: Linking High Quality Analysis to Reporting

Who Should Apply?

This national program is aimed primarily at professionals in state and local health agencies who have significant responsibility for collecting, processing, analyzing, and reporting maternal and child health data.   This year, the course is geared to individuals with basic to intermediate skills in statistical and epidemiologic methods, preferably in MCH or a related field.

Please note that we will only consider applicants who work domestically and regularly analyze data rather than manage programs.  If you have intermediate to advanced skills and regularly apply regression analysis, we welcome you to apply to next years’ course and review course materials from the 2014 intermediate to advanced course with links listed below.


  • Training will begin will begin mid-day Monday, June 1st and conclude on Friday, June 5th
  • Hotel room lodging is included in the training.
  • A limited number of scholarships for airfare are available.
  • The deadline for applications is February 13, 2015 at 5:00PM PST. No late applications accepted.
  • Applications will be competitively reviewed, and acceptance notifications issued by late March.



  • Visit the CityMatCH website for additional information and training course archives from 2012-2014
  • Contact Maureen Fitzgerald, MPA at mfitzger@unmc.edu  or by phone at 402-552-9585.
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