Making Strategic Investments in MCH
This panel explores how to increase effective investments in interventions to improve maternal, child and family health. It looks at the experiences of the Nurse-Family Partnership as a strong example of social innovation that utilizes a Pay for Success model, and how to apply the lessons of those investments to other maternal and child health interventions.
• Chris Bishop, MPA, Executive Director of Regional Expansion, Nurse Family Partnership
• Nirav Shah, Vice President, Social Investment Team, Social Finance (South Carolina)
• Lisa Asare, Assistant Commissioner, NJ Division of Family Health (Moderator)
The MacQueen Lecture
Leading by Investing: Strengthening the Nation’s Families for a Stronger World
Donna Petersen, ScD, MHS, CPS; Senior Associate Vice President, USF Health, and Dean, College of Public Health
The winner of AMCHP’s annual John C. MacQueen Lecture Award, which recognizes innovation in the field of maternal and child health, connects investments in Title V public health services over the past century with current and future needs to invest in infrastructure for workforce success, while committing to strengthening families and communities.