The MCH Working Group is in transition and welcomes new members. Areas of current interest include but are not limited to: innovative models of perinatal health services for frontier regions, role(s) of paraprofessionals and lay health workers in improving birth outcomes, interpersonal violence prevention, impact(s) of health literacy and cultural diversity on effective health communication, and multi-cultural models of MCH leadership. We have a particular interest in fostering community-based participatory research in the circumpolar region and welcome your ideas for improving maternal and child health in our communities.


Rhonda M. Johnson, DrPH, CFNP
Chair, Department of Health Sciences
Associate Professor of Public Health
University of Alaska-Anchorage
DPL 404, 3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508-4614

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