This issue of CityLights features articles that focus on the factors that lead to the underutilization of data sources; the role of the MCH Epidemiology Program at the Centers for Disease Control; the role of schools in promoting health and how the CDC's Division of Adolescent and School Health has been promoting school health programs; and an interview with Rita Beam of the Tri-County Health Department of Englewood, CO, on using PPOR analysis to address a significant health disparity. Authors include Laurin Kasehagen, the CDC-assigned Epidemiologist to CityMatCH; Charlan D.
This edition of CityLights highlights the featured speakers and events of CityMatCH's 20th anniversary conference in Chicago, Illinois, which took place from September 17-20, 2011. Articles include a summary of storytelling guru Andy Goodman's keynote address at the conference; defining moments in MCH by Cheri Pies; defining moments in CityMatCH's history; Ed Ehlinger's description of an MCH "choir" at the conference; updates on the work being done at the national level around Life Course theory; connections between place and health, as told through the eyes of Drs.
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