Vol 18

Farewell, Patrick

Volume: 
Vol. 18
Issue: 
No.4

This issue of CityLights includes a farewell from CityMatCH's Executive Director, Patrick Simpson; an article on the importance of collaborations, particularly those national in scope, by CityMatCH's Brenda Thompson; Angela Diaz of the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center's take on the "culture of adolescence;" an article on visual media consumption and its impact on adolescents; an article on medical-legal partnerships for better health outcomes; and the Graduate Student Internship Program (GSIP). Following is an excerpt from the publication:

What's NEW at CityMatCH?

Volume: 
Vol. 18
Issue: 
No.3

This issue of CityLights takes a look back and a look forward into the past and future of CityMatCH; the beginnings of the Baby Blossoms Collaborative in Omaha; a new partnership between CityMatCH, the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP), and the National Healthy Start Association; the state of urban MCH according to survey results from CityMatCH's Annual Membership Survey; a focus on the CityLeaders program and an interview with a past CityLeader; an in-depth training on evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention by City

Addressing Entrenched Reproductive Health Challenges

Volume: 
Vol. 18
Issue: 
No.2

This issue of CityLights focuses on Addressing Entrenched Reproductive Health Challenges. It includes an article about the HP2010 goals related to reproductive health and how we did as a nation achieving them; shares information about the recently released National Urban Reproductive Health Agenda; an update on the HPV Vaccine and reported adverse effects; and describes barriers to achieving better reproductive health, including consent and confidentiality of services and access to health care and insurance coverage. Following is an excerpt from the issue: 

Featuring the 19th Annual CityMatCH Urban MCH Leadership Conference, Reinventing MCH Practice: Rising to the Challenge, Committing to the Future

Volume: 
Vol. 18
Issue: 
No.1

This issue of CityLights featured highlights from the 19th Annual CityMatCH Urban MCH Leadership Conference, "Reinventing MCH Practice: Rising to the Challenge, Committing to the Future," which took place in New Orleans from August 23-25, 2009. The issue featured articles by Leah Jepson, Julie Driscoll, and Anna Benson of the City of Milwaukee Health Department on inspiring learning through service; by Dr.

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