Life Course Nutrition: Maternal and Child Health Strategies in Public Health

TRAINING MODULE Description There is growing evidence that nutrition and growth in early life—during pregnancy, infancy and childhood—has an impact on chronic disease in adulthood. When state and local public health departments take steps to ensure the nutritional health of mothers and children they invest in the future health of the communities they serve. This […]

Life Course

There is growing evidence that nutrition and growth in early life—during pregnancy, infancy and childhood—has an impact on chronic disease in adulthood. When state and local public health departments take steps to ensure the nutritional health of mothers and children they invest in the future health of the communities they serve. This 75-minute online course, […]

Life Course Presentations

Life Course Presentations from NLN 2011 MCAH Application of the Life Course Theory to Nutrition by Cynthia A. Harding, MPH A Life Course Perspective – Overview of Theory by Michael C. Lu, MD, MPH Building Economic Security Today (BEST): A Life Course Perspective-based Pilot Project Addressing the Health- Wealth Connection by Cheri Pies, MSW, DrPH  On-line Life Course Nutrition module Hosted at the […]

Life Course Resources

Training Module Publications “Rethinking MCH: The Life Course Model as an Organizing Framework” By Milton Kotelchuck and Amy Fine “From Epidemiology to Epigenetics: Evidence for the Importance of Nutrition to Optimal Health Development Across the Life Course”By Marion Taylor-Baer and Dena Herman “Life Course Perspective: evidence for the role of nutrition”Herman DR, Taylor Baer M, Adams […]