Maternal and Child Health Research Lab | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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Research Projects

The Maternal Well-Being Study

Recruitment start date (Enrollment open)

The MamaMatters Test Study

Recruitment start date (Enrollment closed).

The MotherFood Project

  • English language participants (closed)
  • Spanish language participants (open); 

Provision of breastfeeding care during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Maternal Well-Being Study

Recruitment start date (Enrollment open)

The MamaMatters Test Study

Recruitment start date (March 2022 targeted).

Research Focus Areas

  • Maternal health
  • Health equity
  • Infant health 
  • Maternal and early childhood nutrition
  • Health services research

Funding Sources

  • Don and Sybil Harrington Foundation, Amarillo Area Foundation
  • United Way
  • Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health
  • Department of Pediatrics, TTUHSC

Graduate Research Assistants

Personnel

Skye McLaurin-Jiang MD, MPH, FAAP 
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
TTUHSC School of Medicine Amarillo
Amarillo Research Building, Room 2106
806-414-9377

PubMed bibliography for Skye McLaurin-Jiang

Christine D. Garner, PhD, RD, LD, CLC
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, InfantRisk Center
TTUHSC School of Medicine Amarillo
Amarillo Research Building, Room 2107
806-414-9587

PubMed bibliography for Christine D. Garner

CONTACT THE  LAB: 806.414.9972

 

Affiliations

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Join the team!

  • Now hiring graduate student research assistants, contact mch.research@ttuhsc.edu for more information.
  • Volunteer with the lab
  • Student Research Opportunities
          • Summer Medical Student Research Program
          • MS4 research elective
          • Mentorship