Partnerships with community and campus associates is an essential component of our program.
One major benefit of having long-term connections with our campus and community partners is that we have opportunities to hire quality leaders from the community to teach as adjunct faculty. Like the MCHP full-time faculty, MCHP adjunct faculty members represent many disciplines and their specialties include Child Health, Women's Health, International Health, Children with Special Health Care Needs, Family Planning, Evaluation and Analytic Methods.
The program has a long history of working collaboratively with various UIC departments and units. Our relationships with these groups include joint appointments, research activities, community projects, student placement in practica, and teaching. Click here for a partial list of campus partners.
MCHP Advisory Committee
The committee serves as a community liaision to the faculty and staff to support the Maternal and Child Health Program in achieving its mission. They specifically assist with recruitment, student's educational experiences, alumni relations, and fundraising. The committtee is composed of health and human service MCH professionals as well as from DHHS Regions V and VII, public and private agencies, and the community. Professionals are multidisciplinary with backgrounds in public health, medicine, nursing, social work, nutrition, health policy, epidemiology, and business. Click here for a current list of AC committee members.
MCHP Listserv & Social Media
In order to foster communication with our community and campus partners the MCHP has a MCH Listserv, twitter account, youtube channel, and blog. To join the listserv, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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