Maternal and Child Health research impacts the well-being of women, infants, children, and families. Maternal and Child Health researchers at the school are pursuing investigations that will improve the lives of communities and inform policy decisions locally and nationally.

Maternal and Child Health research at the school focuses on maternal nutrition, multiple births, employment during pregnancy, healthcare costs, perinatal epidemiology, preterm feeding and behavior, breastfeeding, parenting high-risk infants, women’s mental health and developmental assessments to HIV and drug exposed infants.