Upon graduating with a Ph.D. in Maternal and Child Health, students will be able to:
Describe the independent and interdependent determinants of health, disease, and disparitites; including individual, familial, social, cultural, racial/ethnic, medical and environmental factors.
Design a study to test hypotheses on an MCH issue. Review literature, select appropriate design, data and methods, analyze data, draw appropriate conclusions, and summarize findings for publication.
Identify, analyze, and evaluate U.S. health care policy, program, and date surveillance systems.
Synthesize and translate MCH knowledge into understandable information to advance health literacy.
Formulate advocacy strategies to implement MCH policy while balancing interests of diverse stakeholders.
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