2019 Conference Abstract and Workshop Submissions

              We are excited to announce that the 2019 CityMatCH Maternal and Child Health Leadership Conference will take place in Providence, RI Sept. 23-25. We are accepting Abstract and Workshop submissions Dec. 17, 2018 through March 1, 2019 at 11:59 PM Pacific. Learn more about this opportunity by visiting the Abstract and Workshop…

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PPOR Developed 2000-2004

CityMatCH Developed the PPOR approach between 2000-2004. PPOR: Reference Group Bias (pdf) PPOR: Is Your Community Ready for PPOR (ppt) PPOR: From data to action to improve women and infants’ health (ppt) PPOR: A New Community Approach to Fetal and Infant Mortality (ppt) PPOR: Analytic Issues: Frequently Asked Data & Analytic Questions (ppt) PPOR: Analytic Readiness (Bill Sappenfield) (ppt)…

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2019 CityMatCH Meharry Externship – Now Accepting Applications

CityMatCH and the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) are pleased to offer one externship opportunity to MSPH students at Meharry Medical College each summer. This 10-week externship takes place in Omaha, NE where the students will have an unparalleled opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in Maternal and Child Health. The Extern will also enjoy a larger experience…

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CityMatCH Meharry Externship

CityMatCH and the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) are pleased to offer one externship opportunity to MSPH students at Meharry Medical College each summer. This 10-week externship takes place in Omaha, NE where the students will have an unparalleled opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in Maternal and Child Health. The Extern will also enjoy a larger experience…

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2018 Board Election – Vote by July 1, 2018

CityMatCH is pleased to present a slate of outstanding candidates for the 2018 Board of Directors election. Each candidate was offered the opportunity to submit a personal statement and photograph (View Statements). Current CityMatCH member health departments are eligible to vote once. Members are requested to vote for ALL positions regardless of the region where your health department is…

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2018 CityLeaders Cohort

The 2018 CityLeaders cohort kick-off will take place at the 2018 CityMatCH Leadership and MCH Epidemiology Conference in Portland, OR. Learn more about the CityLeaders program. Please complete ALL sections of the application by Friday, June 8, 2018 and e-mail to: Stephani.Tyrance@unmc.edu. For questions call Stephani Tyrance at 402-552-9595. 2018 CityLeaders Application

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Seeking Board Nominations for 2018-2021 Board of Directors

CityMatCH seeks nominations for the 2018-2021 CityMatCH Board of Directors. Nominees are being sought for the following regions: North East (1), North Central (1), South Central (1), and At-Large (2). The nomination deadline is May 11, 2018. If you are a CityMatCH member representative or work in a member health department, nominate yourself or another CityMatCH Member Representative that you think…

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PPOR Local Examples

Return to PPOR Project Page Perinatal Periods of Risk: A Force Behind Community Change, 2013 (Audio) (PPT) – The Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition was searching for answers. Based in Jacksonville (Duval County), the coalition had been battling high infant mortality rates and increasing racial disparities using case management, education, and support to at risk pregnant women and newborns. They knew change…

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PPOR Journal Articles

Return to PPOR Project Page Core PPOR Methods Peck MG, Sappenfield WM, Skala J. Perinatal Periods of Risk: A Community Approach for Using Data to Improve Women and Infants’ Health. (2010) Matern Child Health J. Jul 3. PMID: 20602162 Sappenfield WM, Peck MG, Gilbert CS, Haynatzka VR, Bryant T 3rd. (2010) Perinatal Periods of Risk: Analytic Preparation and Phase…

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Preconception Health and Health Care (2016)

Preconception Health and Health Care (download) Executive Summary This report summarizes opportunities to accelerate progress in preconception health and health care over the next five years. In November 2014, the W.F. Kellogg Foundation provided resources to CityMatCH for a Reconvened Select Panel on Preconception Health and Health Care to discuss successful strategies over the past decade, identify missed opportunities,…

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Join us for the 2021 CityMatCH Leadership and MCH Epidemiology Conference, in New Orleans, LA.

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