Women’s and Children's Health Section

 

 

The WCH section membership includes diverse professions which include dental providers, nurses, social work, physicians, mid-level providers, nutritionists, health educators, and other public health professionals.  These professionals all share a focus on a variety of issues impacting the health of children and families using the life course perspective.  Examples of these health focus areas for the section include oral health, environmental health, pregnancy, and immunizations, preconception health, reproductive health, and developmental and psychosocial screening for infants, children and adolescents. The section's goals are to improve awareness of critical health issues for families, including training and access to information and promotion of collaboration between multi-disciplinary public health professionals to improve health outcomes. The section provides opportunity for individual professionals to share and leverage their specialty knowledge and develop partnerships which can impact public health at the local and state level.

 

Section Leadership 2015-2016

 

Chair:
Gerri Mattson

Vice Chair:
Jean Vukoson

Secretary:
Kristen Carroll

Treasurer:
Richard Carney

Member at Large:
Sue Wilson

Fall Educational Conference Planning Committee Representative:
Jean Vukoson

Advocacy Committee Representative:
Cindy Evans