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Tedd McDonald – Health Care Access and Delivery

Maternal Infant Early Childhood Home Visitation Program (MIECHV) and Maternal and Child Health Program (MCH)

In conjunction with the MCH program, MIECHV seeks to improve the health of women, children, and families. Home visitation can have short-term and long term benefits for families and their communities by supporting positive parenting, nurturing homes, and child development. MIECHV seeks to identify and provide services for families in target communities and improve the coordination of these services.

Funded:

Idaho Department of Health & Welfare

Collaborations:

Contracts with local organizations in Kootenai, Shosone, Jerome, and Twin Falls

Additional Information:

Dr. McDonald is a community psychologist with interests in studying access to and delivery of health care services. His research focuses on mental health, substance abuse, and quality of life issues among members of vulnerable populations, including the homeless, refugees from war-torn countries, at-risk youth, Native Americans, senior citizens, and residents of isolated rural communities.

Tedd McDonald

Principal Investigator:

Tedd McDonald, Ph.D

Contact Information:

TMcDonal@boisestate.edu