Career Paths

MCH and MCH Epidemiology graduates contribute to improving the health of women, children, and families through many different career trajectories. After graduation, Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health students have found positions at public health departments, advocacy organizations, academic institutions, in government, and others. Some current positions held by alumni and current students include:

  • Research Coordinator for the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Hispanic Center of Excellence
  • Research Director of Text4Baby, National Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition
  • State Director of Program Services, March of Dimes, Illinois
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior at the University at Albany School of Public Health
  • Executive Director, Mothers’ Milk Bank of the Western Great Lakes
  • Executive Director, EverThrive
  • Health Advisor, World Relief
  • MCH Epidemiologist/CDC Assignee, Iowa Department of Public Health
  • Title X Project Manager, Access Community Health Network
  • MCH Epidemiologist, Wyoming Department of Public Health