Healthy Mothers, Healthy Children, Healthy Future

PUBLIC HEALTH MAGAZINE – WINTER 2007

Maternal and Child Health Throughout Life
A complex array of factors—including stress, nutrition, and physical environment—influence a child’s health before birth and throughout childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. | PDF

Our Children, Our Future: Worldwide
Women and children throughout the world face health threats such as postpartum hemorrhage, contaminated water, and indoor air pollution. | PDF

Making Breastfeeding Safe
Mothers in developing countries can reduce the risk of transmitting HIV to their infants through breast milk by using a simple, low-cost method. | PDF

Students Learn to Save Lives
Students in the School’s Maternal and Child Health Program are inspired to seek pragmatic solutions for health problems around the world. | PDF

Stressed-out Moms, Stressed-out Kids
Studies show that when mothers are anxious and depressed, their children usually are too. | PDF

Regional Discrepancies Found in Treatment for ADHD
Researchers question why the rate of diagnosis and treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder—the most commonly diagnosed behavioral disorder in children—varies widely from one community to another. | PDF

DEPARTMENTS

Dean’s Message: Our Children, Our Future | PDF

Past, Present, Future
Helen Wallace, MD, MPH: Maternal and Child Health Teacher and Mentor | PDF
Day of Service Kicks Off Academic Year | PDF
DrPH Alumnus Returns to Lead Program | PDF

Faculty News
Faculty News and Notes | PDF
Recent Grants and Contracts Awarded | PDF
Meet the New Faculty: Alan Hubbard and Michael Jerrett| PDF

Partners in Public Health
Policy Advisory Council Welcomes Two New Members | PDF
A New Charitable Giving Alternative | PDF
New Initiative Bolsters Student Excellence/Alumna’s Dedication to Health Lives On| PDF
Scholarships Celebrate Seven Areas of Public Health | PDF

Alumni News
President’s Message | PDF
Alumnus Spotlight: Peter van Dyck | PDF
Alumni Notes | PDF

In Memoriam | PDF