We are pleased to announce a Niagara Forum with Magda G. Peck, Founding Dean of Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The title of the talk is “Perspectives in Public Health: Women’s Health”.
For RSVP ,please contact to [email protected]
Thursday, April 9, 2015
** Turkish homemade appetizers will be served
Niagara Foundation Milwaukee Office
6011 S 27th. Street, Greenfield, WI , 53221
Dr. Magda G. Peck is Founding Dean of the new University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health, a leadership post she began on March 1, 2012. Previously, she was Professor of Public Health and Pediatrics at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, where she was founding director of both the Graduate Program in Public Health and the Great Plains Public Health Leadership Institute. She was instrumental in starting Nebraska’s College of Public Health in 2006, and served as its Associate Dean for Community Engagement and Public Health Practice until 2012.
Dean Peck is a national leader in women and child’s health, leadership and workforce development, and urban health. In 1989, she founded CityMatCH, a national organization dedicated to improving maternal and child health in America’s cities, and served as its CEO until 2007. She recently served on the Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Preventive Services for Women, whose recommendations became law under the Affordable Care Act in August 2012.
Clinically trained as one of the nation’s first physician’s assistant (PAs), Dr. Peck is a life-long learner, with Masters (1983) and doctoral (1986) degrees in maternal and child health from the Harvard School of Public Health. Her leadership has been recognized by the American Public Health Association (MCH Young Professional Award) , the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (National Leadership in MCH Epidemiology), and University of Nebraska (Robert D. Sparks Award in Public Health and Preventive Medicine).