The Illinois Public Health Institute, in partnership with the Michigan Public Health Institute, was recently selected by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to serve as the National Coordinating Office (NCO) for a new initiative to foster multi-sector information systems to improve community health - Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH).
Evaluation Specialist Jennifer Torres’ article “Expertise and Sliding Scales: Lactation Consultants, Doulas, and the Relational Work of Breastfeeding and Labor Support” has been published in the April 2015 issue of Gender & Society, the peer-reviewed journal of the Sociologists for Women in Society.
The Michigan Public Health Association (MPHA), in partnership with the Michigan Association for Local Public Health (MALPH), presented MPHI Chief Executive Officer Renée Branch Canady, Ph.D., with the “Jean Chabut Public Health Advocacy Award” in October 2014.
Analyzing the Long-Term Effects of Parental Incarceration
From 1989‐2004, Genesee County was home to Project SEEK, a study focused on children of incarcerated parents. MPHI and partners conducted a research study in 2014 to see Project SEEK’s influence…