The Western Maternal and Child Health Nutrition Partners are a group of academic faculty and public health nutrition practitioners who are dedicated to improving the health of women, children and families through better nutrition.

Academic Partners

The Partners come together to support leadership for MCH nutrition through training, continuing education and networking.

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Presentation on Provider Wellness & Relationships with Food

Thursday, June 3rd, 2021, 1- 2 pm pst Jessa Engelken, an intern at the Washington State Department of Health supervised by Chris Mornick, will present on findings from research surrounding provider wellness initiatives and resource development.  If you are unable to attend, Jessa and Chris are happy to share the final report.  Join Zoom Meeting […]

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Working Upstream: Title V Nutrition Leading Adaptively

SHORT COURSE Jeannine Herrick, Adjunct Instructor, UNC, Gillings School of Global Public Health and Public Health Leadership Department.  “Leading from an Adaptive Mindset: Using a Change Management Framework to Approach Complex Challenges.”   Description This session will introduce concepts related to adaptive and change leadership to help participants understand the foundational leadership principles and processes that are helpful […]

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Amplifying MCH Nutrition Impact Using I+PSE Approaches

SHORT COURSE Angie Tagtow, MS, RD, LD, Founder & Chief Strategist, Äkta Strategies, LLC.  “Amplifying MCH Nutrition Impact Using I+PSE Approaches – Short Course.” Description This short course offers capacity building tools to drive Title V MCH transformation by integrating direct service initiatives with policy (organizational/ public), system (simple/complex) and environmental (built/natural) approaches. This short course will […]

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