UCLA MCH Center of Excellence

Maternal & Child Health



Maternal & Child Health Training Program

MCH Training is a program for graduate-level students with a focus on the Maternal & Child Health population.  Through interdisciplinary training and leadership opportunities, MCH graduates will have increased capacity in delivering high quality, comprehensive care of MCH populations. 

Leadership Education in Neurodiversity

UC-LEND is a graduate-level, interdisciplinary program comprised of health professionals and graduate-level fellows with a focus on understanding the impact of neurodevelopmental disabilities (ND) on individuals and families in order to improve the care & outcomes over the lifespan.

Pathways for Students into Health Professions

PSHP is an undergraduate training program for students from underserved and/or underrepresented backgrounds, focused on exposing students to the field of public health while building strong foundations in the maternal and child health population and the social determinants of health.

improving the health status of
women, infants, children, and their families
through education, practice, science, and advocacy

The Maternal and Child Health CoE / Child and Family Health Program (GRANT #), UC-Leadership Education in Neurodiversity (GRANT #),and MCH Pipeline / Pathways for Students into Health Professions (GRANT #) are all federally-funded training grants awarded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau at HRSA.