Magda G. Peck, ScD
Founding Dean, Professor
Joseph Zilber School of Public Health Building, Room 535
Sc.D., Maternal and Child Health, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts Sc.M., Maternal and Child Health, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts Physician Associate Pediatric Residency Program, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut B.S., Health Sciences, Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania A.S., Physician Assistant Program, Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Women’s health, including preconception health, and maternal and child health policy and practice
- Workforce and leadership development
- Strategic collaborations
- Translating science into practice
2005, Founding Director, Great Plains Public Health Leadership Institute (PHLI)
- Leadership development program serving Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota to strengthen leadership for public health systems; incorporated into the UNMC College of Public Health, Fall 2009
1990, Founder and Senior Advisor, CityMatCH
Select Peer Reviewed Publications
Gee RE, Brindis CD, Diaz A, Garcia F, Gregory K, Peck MG, Reece EA.Recommendations of the IOM clinical preventive services for women committee: implications for obstetricians and gynecologists.Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Dec;23(6):471-80.
Peck MG, Sappenfield WM, Skala J.Perinatal periods of risk: a community approach for using data to improve women and infants' health.Matern Child Health J. 2010 Nov;14(6):864-74.
Sappenfield WM, Peck MG, Gilbert CS, Haynatzka VR, Bryant T 3rd.Perinatal periods of risk: analytic preparation and phase 1 analytic methods for investigating feto-infant mortality.Matern Child Health J. 2010 Nov;14(6):838-50.
Sappenfield WM, Peck MG, Gilbert CS, Haynatzka VR, Bryant T 3rd.Perinatal periods of risk: phase 2 analytic methods for further investigating feto-infant mortality.Matern Child Health J. 2010 Nov;14(6):851-63.
Chao SM, Donatoni G, Bemis C, Donovan K, Harding C, Davenport D, Gilbert C, Kasehagen L, Peck MG.Integrated approaches to improve birth outcomes: perinatal periods of risk, infant mortality review, and the Los Angeles Mommy and Baby Project.Matern Child Health J. 2010 Nov;14(6):827-37.
Posner SF, Broussard DL, Sappenfield WM, Streeter N, Zapata LB, Peck MG.Where are the data to drive policy changes for preconception health and health care?Womens Health Issues. 2008 Nov-Dec;18(6 Suppl):S81-6.
Nightingale EO, Peck MG.Partnerships for improving border health.West J Med. 1991 Sep;155(3):303-5.
Peck MG.[Quality of information and various indicators of maternal-child health in the Hispanic population of the United States].Salud Publica Mex. 1987 Jan-Feb;29(1):65-72. Spanish.
Other Selected Publications
Peck MG: Creating and Sustaining Change, In: Mastering Public Health, Levy B and Gaufin J, in print, 2011.
Peck MG, Abresch CJ, Simpson PS (Eds): 2005 Profiles of Perinatal HIV Prevention: Urban Communities Share Their Efforts to Prevent Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV: CityMatCH at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Gregory K, Peck MG, Davidson E: Pregnancy and Women’s Health, In: Multicultural Medicine and Health Disparities, Satcher D and Pamies R, Editors; McGraw Hill Publishing Company, April, 2005.Peck MG.Social Policy Reform and America’s Cities: Risk and Opportunity for Maternal and Child Health. In: Family Health and Welfare Reform for the 21st Century, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury, MA, 1998, and with D Barnes Josiah for Second Edition 2002.