Looking for CDC Continuing Education Credit for AMCHP 2013?
Continuing education credit for the AMCHP 2013 Annual conference is available through the CDC Training and Continuing Education Online system only. You must complete the online evaluation by Mar. 18, 2013, to receive your continuing education credits or your certificate of completion. For more information, click here.
REAL LIFE STORY
What I Learned in My Time as a Family Scholar
By Carmen Boucher
2011-2012 Family Scholar
As a family scholar I had various experiences month to month. Each had its own theme and included new activities and new challenge to review what we had learned. Learning about myself as a leader and how that is perceived by others. This helped me understand how to communicate with different people that have the varied personalities and backgrounds. [more]
New MCH Leaders
See a list of new MCH Leaders. [more]
AMCHP welcomes new staff. [more]
Training Course In Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology
MCHB and 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 course is scheduled to take place May 28-Jun. 1 in Nashville, TN. Lodging, breakfast and lunch expenses will be covered. 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. Faculty working with state or local MCH departments also are eligible for the course. The course is geared to individuals with basic to intermediate skills in using statistical and epidemiologic methods, preferably in MCH or a related field. A limited number of scholarships for airfare are available. Completed applications must be submitted online by 5 p.m. EST on Mar. 1. [more]
NIH Conference on Diagnosing Gestational Diabetes
Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a condition in which women without previously diagnosed diabetes exhibit
high blood glucose levels during pregnancy (especially during the third trimester of pregnancy). GDM is estimated to occur in 1 to 14 percent of U.S. pregnancies, affecting more than 200,000 women annually. It is one of the most common disorders in pregnancy and is associated with an increased risk of complications for the mother and child. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is hosting a Consensus Development Conference, Diagnosing Gestational Diabetes Mellitus, on Mar. 4-6 on the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD. The conference is free and open to the public and continuing education credits are available. [more]
ARHP 50th Annual Reproductive Health Meeting: Call for Exhibitors
The Association of Reproductive Health Professionals (ARHP) 50th anniversary celebration of the Reproductive Health meeting will be taking place Sept. 19-21 in Denver, CO. This is a premier meeting in reproductive and sexual health and delivers the latest in research science, interactive, hands-on training, and take home points for immediate practice improvement. Exhibit space is now limited, but it is not too late. There is still time to take full advantage of early bird registration discount for the best possible rates and select booth placement in the exhibit hall. Those who make a reservation by Mar. 29, will receive a 10 percent discount off exhibitor package rates. [more]
DATA AND TRENDS
See statistics on AMCHP in 2012 here.
View and download AMCHP resources from 2012 here.
Board of Directors
Meet the AMCHP Board of Directors.
Meet the AMCHP staff.
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Third Annual Teen Pregnancy Prevention Grantee Conference
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Third National Cribs for Kids Conference
NACCHO Annual 2013
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