Maternal and Infant Health

Infant mortality and women's reproductive health issues persist in our country and around the world. Our researchers are looking at the long-term outcomes of therapy in women receiving assisted reproductive technology (ART) in DR Congo, developing tools for community health workers in rural Malawi to support contraceptive use and addressing inconsistent recommendations when it comes to use of postpartum contraception and breastfeeding, and finding solutions to the disproportionate burden of infant mortality among African American women.

Our Work in the News

Taniqua Ingol, MPH ’17, BSPH ’15
August 5, 2019

CPH alumna Taniqua Ingol, MPH ’17, BSPH ’15, works as a research associate and data coordinator in Keim Lab at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, where she studies child health and growth outcomes.

Ingol was recently awarded a...

Rewire News screenshot, child with doll
April 17, 2019

Is the housing crisis contributing to higher rates of preterm birth, low infant birth weight and infant death? Rewire News dives into the research of Dr. Shawnita Sealy-Jefferson, assistant professor of epidemiology at CPH.

Where you live matters. It can shape how much health care you get, its quality, and whether you breathe clean air,...