The mission of NH-ME LEND is to prepare leaders to enter the field of maternal and child health in order to improve the lives of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and their families, with particular attention to the needs of children with ASD. NH-ME LEND aims to increase the numbers of leaders in the MCH workforce, increase the leadership capacity of the workforce, and address health disparities in our region through high quality interdisciplinary training.


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Leadership, Faculty & Staff

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Leadership, Faculty & Staff

Meet the Leadership, Faculty & Staff affiliated with LEND.

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NH-ME LEND activities are organized into three core areas

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The NH-ME LEND Program is supported by a grant (#T73MC33246) from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and administered by the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD).

Age Levels: 
Early Childhood