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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Leadership training for emerging and mid-level urban maternal child health leaders. Participants engage in nine months of intensive training on the MCH Leadership Competencies including one onsite meeting and a series of distance-based skills-building opportunities. A key component in the program is the connection through CityLeaders to a senior urban MCH leader in the field for a mentor/mentee relationship….

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Collective Impact Learning Collaborative

By engaging in authentic collaboration, a health department can enhance the impact of their efforts to advance MCH priorities in their community. The Collective Impact Learning Collaborative (CILC) aims to increase local urban health departments’ capacity to implement Collective Impact strategies to address Maternal and Child Health (MCH) priorities at the community level. This work is funded by the…


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Eliminating Mother to Child Transmission of HIV

Since September 1999, CityMatCH has been one of several national organizations funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention to advance the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (EMCT) in the United States. As part of this effort, CityMatCH has provided education and training to multiple urban community teams…

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Institute for Equity in Birth Outcomes

With support from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, CityMatCH developed the Institute for Equity in Birth Outcomes (also known as the Equity Institute) to instill a data-driven focus to the public health strategies needed to eliminate birth outcome inequities. The Equity Institute kicked off in April 2013 with four teams and added three additional teams in January 2014. Interest in this Institute grew,…

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Perinatal Periods of Risk (PPOR)

Perinatal Periods of Risk is a comprehensive approach to help communities use data to reduce infant mortality. Designed for use in US cities with high infant mortality rates, PPOR brings community stakeholders together to build consensus and partnership based on local data. PPOR provides an analytic framework and steps for investigating and addressing the specific local causes of high fetal…

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Training Course in Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology

The Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and CityMatCH offer a Training Course in MCH Epidemiology as part of their ongoing effort to enhance the analytic capacity of state and local health agencies. This national training course is aimed primarily at professionals working in state, territorial, county and local health agencies who…

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Well Women, Well Communities

Well Women, Well Communities is a 2-year (2018-2020) learning collaborative of local public health departments (LHDs) and their multi-sector community partners. This project aims to move the themes and recommendations identified through the Well-Woman Project (2017) to implementation. Teams will utilize a Women’s Community Advisory Board and foster authentic community engagement to determine an upstream and downstream initiative to…

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Join us for the 2022 CityMatCH Leadership and MCH Epidemiology Conference, in Chicago, IL.