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 […]

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 […]

Sweetened Beverage Taxes: Rationale, Effectiveness, and Lessons From the Field

TRAINING COURSE Jesse Jones-Smith, Associate Professor, University of Washington, Seattle, School of Public Health, Departments of Health Services and Epidemiology.  “Sweetened Beverage Taxes: Rationale, Effectiveness, and Lessons from the Field.  Description: Learning Objectives: Attendees of this session will be able to: Describe the rationale for taxing sugar-sweetened beverages  Review the evidence on the effectiveness of these taxes […]

Training Materials

Overview of Courses “Sweetened Beverage Taxes: Rationale, Effectiveness, and Lessons from the Field” Jessie Jones-Smith, Associate Professor, University of Washington, Seattle, School of Public Health, Departments of Health Services and Epidemiology.  “Amplifying MCH Nutrition Impact Using I+PSE Approaches – Short Course”Angie Tagtow, MS, RD, LD, Founder & Chief Strategist, Äkta Strategies, LLC.  This short course offers capacity […]

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The overall purpose of the Leadership Training Program in Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Nutrition is to improve the quality and appropriateness of nutrition services and policies consistent with the nutrition and MCH objectives in Healthy People 2010 and the rapidly changing needs of the population. The goal is to prepare leaders among the public […]

Trainees

Current Trainees Aliyah Moradi-Bidhendi(UCLA)Undergrad: San Diego State University (BS in Foods and Nutrition)Degree Pursuing: MPH in Community Health SciencesArea of Interest/Focus: Breastmilk/breastfeeding, neonatal nutrition, immigrant and military families  Victoria Ayala(UCLA)Undergrad: California State University, Northridge (BS in Family and Consumer Sciences)Degree Pursuing: MPH in Community Health SciencesAreas of Interest/Focus: Disparities in GDM, barriers to breastfeeding, food insecurity and intersectionality and […]