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Maternal and Child Health Journal

Maternal and Child Health Journal

Editor-in-Chief: Timothy Dye

ISSN: 1092-7875 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-6628 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10995

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Editor: Timothy De Ver Dye, PhD, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

Editor Emeritus: Donna J. Petersen, ScD, MHS, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL (2004-2012)

Past Editor: Greg R. Alexander, MPH, ScD, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL (2004-2007)

Founding Editor: Milton Kotelchuck, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA (1997-2003)

Section Editor, Infant and Child Health: Beena D. Kamath-Rayne, MD, MPH, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Section Editor, Psychological Health: Pamela J. Surkan, ScD, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Section Editor, Pregnancy: Angela Vinturache, MD, PhD, Oxford University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford, UK

Commentary Editor: Patricia J. O'Campo, PhD, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Editorial Board:

Chad Abresch, Med, 
CityMatCH, Omaha, NE; Richard Adanu, MBChB, MPH, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana; Deborah Allen, ScD, Boston Public Health Commission, Boston, MA; Wanda D. Barfield, MD, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA; Gigliola Baruffi, MD, MPH, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Manoa, HI; Zulfiquar Bhutta, MBBS, FRCP, FRCPCH, FCPS, FPAS, PhD, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan; Delores BigFoot, PhD, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK; Jermane Bond, PhD, National Collaborative for Health Equity, Washington, D.C.; Claire D. Brindis, DrPH, University of California, San Francisco, CA; Pierre Buekens, MD, PhD, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA; Martin Chalumeau, MD, PhD., Paris-Descartes University, Paris, France; Noel Chavez, PhD, RD, LDN, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL; James Collins, MD, MPH, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL; José F. Cordero, MD, MPH, University of Georgia, Athens, GA; Nihaya Daoud, MPH, PhD, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel; Siobhan Dolan, MD, MPH, Albert Einstein College of Medicine & Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY; Karin Downs, RN, MPH, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, MA; Ann Dozier, RN, PhD, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY; Elizabeth Draper, PhD, University of Leicester, UK; Elisabeth Faxelid, RN, RM, PhDKarolinska Institut, Stockholm, Sweden; Angel Foster, MD, D. Phil., University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Violanda Grigorescu, MD, MSPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA; Sylvia R. Guendelman, PhD, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CAArden Handler, DrPH, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL; David Hollar, PhD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; Elizabeth Howell, MD, MPP, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY; Kim D. Jaffee, MSW, PhD, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI; Beena D. Kamath-Rayne, MD, MPH, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OHMichael D. Kogan, PhD, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Rockville, MD; Charlan D. Kroelinger, PhDCenters for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA; Margaret E. Kruk, MD, MPH, Columbia University, New York, NY; O.A. Ladipo, MD, Association for Reproductive and Family Health, Abuja, Nigeria; Linda Laras, MD, MPH, MS, FACOG., Universidad de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico; Jihong Liu, ScD, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SCMichael C. Lu, MD, MS, MPH, George Washington University, Washington, DC; José Carlos Martines, MD, MSc, PhD, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland; Godfrey Mbaruku, MD, Ifakara Health Institute, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Lisa Menning, M.Sc., Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), Geneva, Switzerland; Zied Mhirsi, MD, MPH, Tunisian Center for Public Health, Tunis, Tunisia; Maria Muzik, MD, MS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; Savithri Nageswaran, MD, MPH, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC; Patricia J. O'Campo, PhD, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Gretel Pelto, PhD, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; Cheri Pies, MSW, DrPH, MSW/MPH,  UC Berkeley School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA; Sabine Plancoulaine, MD, PhD, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM), Paris, France; Cheryl Blackmore Prince, MSN, MPH, PhD, Decatur, GA; Judith Rankin, PhD, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK; Roger Rochat, MD, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; Iná S. Santos, MD, PhD, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil; William M. Sappenfield, MD, MPH, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; W.K. Sekirime, MD, Kadic Hospital, Kampala, Uganda; Pamela J. Surkan, ScD, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; Anjel Vahratian, PhD, MPH, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD; Cecilia Van Hollen, PhD, Yale-NUS, Singapore; Sarah Verbiest, DrPH, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; Angela Vinturache, MD, PhD, Oxford University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford, UK; Deborah Klein Walker,  Abt Associates, Cambridge, MA; Martha Wojtowycz, PhD, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY; Tricia Wright, MD, MS, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HIL.L. Wynn, PhD, Macquarie University, Sydney, AustraliaKhalid A. Yunis, MD, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.

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    Maternal and Child Health Journal is the first exclusive forum to advance the scientific and professional knowledge base of the maternal and child health (MCH) field. This bimonthly provides peer-reviewed papers addressing the following areas of MCH practice, policy, and research:

    MCH epidemiology, demography, and health status assessment
    Innovative MCH service initiatives
    Implementation of MCH programs
    MCH policy analysis and advocacy
    MCH professional development.

    Exploring the full spectrum of the MCH field, Maternal and Child Health Journal is an important tool for practitioners as well as academics in public health, obstetrics, gynecology, prenatal medicine, pediatrics, and neonatology.

    Sponsors include the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP), the Association of Teachers of Maternal and Child Health (ATMCH), and CityMatCH.
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