NICHQ Announces Staffing Changes in Communications, Development
The National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ) is pleased to announce the recent promotions of two dedicated members of our Communications and Development teams.
Join NICHQ in celebrating our staff and welcoming them to their new roles.
Jey Weisgerber –– Director of Communications & Digital Strategy
Jey Weisgerber (they/them) has been named NICHQ's Director of Communications & Digital Strategy. As Director, Weisgerber is responsible for planning, developing, and implementing NICHQ's communications strategies to advance NICHQ's reputation and visibility in maternal and child health. They work to engage and expand NICHQ's constituents and tell the story of NICHQ's work to an external audience. Weisgerber originally joined NICHQ in September 2020 as Associate Director of Marketing & Digital Strategy.
Ana Franklin –– Development Manager
Ana Franklin (she/her) has been named NICHQ's Development Manager. As Manager, she will proactively assist with grant and contract pursuit processes, including managing the proposal development process, monitoring proposal development timelines, and supporting proposal development and submission, in addition to process improvement within the team. Franklin originally joined NICHQ in December 2020 as Development Coordinator.
NICHQ Welcomes Three New Board Members
Three experts in health care transformation have been elected to the National Institute for Children’s Healthy Quality (NICHQ) Board of Directors. LaToshia Rouse, CD (DONA) joined the NICHQ board in March 2022, and Jeanette Betancourt, Ed. D., and Laurie Doran, MPH, joined in August 2022.
NICHQ Announces Staffing Changes in Development, Finance, and Programs
The National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ) is pleased to announce the recent promotions of several dedicated members of our Development, Finance, and Programs teams. Join NICHQ in celebrating our staff and welcoming them to their new roles.
NICHQ Joins Coalition of Leading Experts to Address Perinatal Mental Health Crisis
In response to the national maternal perinatal mental health crisis, The National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ) has joined the Mind the Gap Initiative, a coalition of women, families, and leading organizations, led by Postpartum Support International (PSI), who have set forth a national strategic action plan to turn the tide on the crisis.
NICHQ Selected for Unprecedented National Partnership to Improve Kindergarten Readiness
As part of a $6.5 million partnership funded by the Pritzker Children’s Initiative (PCI), NICHQ, in collaboration with StriveTogether, will be leading an initiative to support early childhood health. It focuses on increasing school readiness and reducing disparities in children ages birth to 3 by building the capability of local providers to track and leverage data to drive improvement.
NICHQ to Lead the National Network of Perinatal Quality Collaboratives Coordinating Center
NICHQ is proud to announce it was selected to be the coordinating center for the National Network of Perinatal Quality Collaboratives (NNPQC). In this role, NICHQ will serve as the resource hub for state-based perinatal quality collaboratives (PQCs) working on initiatives to improve maternal and child health outcomes. More specifically, NICHQ will provide change management and quality improvement (QI) technical assistance and facilitate network communication.
NICHQ Partners with AMCHP on Maternal and Child Environmental Health CoIIN
NICHQ’s expertise in running collaborative improvement and innovation networks (CoIINs) has landed it the role of leader of all CoIIN activities for a new Maternal and Child Environmental Health Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (MCEH CoIIN). The program aims to improve systems of care to address the needs of maternal, infant and child populations that are at risk for or experience exposure to lead.