Overview

  • Dr. Martha S. Wingate (DrPH, MPH, UAB; BS, Birmingham-Southern College) is a Professor in the Department of Health Care Organization and Policy. She teaches courses in public health systems, maternal and child health, leadership, and perinatal health issues. Dr. Wingate serves as the Director of the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Policy and Leadership Concentration. She also serves as the Director of the HRSA-funded Center of Excellence in MCH Education, Science, and Practice.

    She has published in a number of peer-reviewed journals, including American Journal of Public Health, Social Science and Medicine, and American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is co-author of a textbook on perinatal epidemiology. Her work focuses on preterm birth, fetal and infant mortality, racial and ethnic disparities in birth outcomes, and health policies related to pregnancy and infant health. She is engaged in technical assistance to the MCH workforce at the local, state, and national levels.
  • Selected Publications

    Book

    Year Title Altmetric
    2009 Perinatal epidemiology for public health practice 2009

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2016 Perinatal Epidemiology.  442-448. 2016
    2013 Research Methods in MCH 2013
    2006 Population-based risks of perinatal mortality and morbidity among multiple births.  1560-1568. 2006
    2005 Research Methods in MCH 2005
    2002 Birth weight.  61-64. 2002
    2002 Premature infants.  322-324. 2002
    Infant mortality.  210-210.

    Principal Investigator On

  • Evaluation of the Alabama 1115(a) Medicaid Family Planning Demonstration Waiver  awarded by ALABAMA MEDICAID AGENCY 2019 - 2022
  • Alabama Perinatal Quality Collaborative  awarded by ALABAMA MEDICAID AGENCY 2019 - 2021
  • Mississippi Women's Health Experiences and Options Project  awarded by Packard (David & Lucile) Foundation 2019 - 2021
  • The Center for Reproductive Health Research in the South East (RISE)  awarded by Emory University 2019 - 2020
  • UAB Maternal and Child Health Policy and Leadership Education Program  awarded by Health Resources and Services Administration/DHHS 2015 - 2020
  • 2019 B5 Exceptional Grant - ALPQC Annual Summit  awarded by DEPARTMENT OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 2019 - 2020
  • Universal Newborn Hearing Screening  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2019 - 2020
  • Evaluation of the Alabama 1115(a) Medicaid Family Planning Demonstration Waiver  awarded by ALABAMA MEDICAID AGENCY 2018 - 2019
  • Alabama Birth Defects Surveillance Program  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2018 - 2019
  • Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2018 - 2019
  • Zika-Related Birth Defects Surveillance Project  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2017 - 2018
  • AIACC Needs Assessment  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND MENTAL RETARDATION 2017 - 2018
  • Newborn Hearing Program Evaluation Activities  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2017 - 2018
  • Zika-related Birth Defects Surveillance Project  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2016 - 2017
  • Education for MCH Leadership at UAB  awarded by Health Resources and Services Administration/DHHS 2011 - 2015
  • Enhancing Current Capacity For Surveillance of Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Developmental Disabilities  awarded by CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/DHHS 2010 - 2015
  • Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program - Phase III  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN'S AFFAIRS 2012 - 2013
  • Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program - Phase II  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN'S AFFAIRS 2011 - 2012
  • Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program - Phase I  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN'S AFFAIRS 2011
  • Research in Perinatal Mortality  awarded by CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/DHHS 2010 - 2011
  • Investigator On

    Full Name

  • Martha Wingate
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