MDH Committees with SCHSAC Representation
The following MDH committees include a representative also serving on SCHSAC:
Healthy Minnesota Partnership
The Healthy Minnesota Partnership brings community partners and the Minnesota Department of Health together to improve the health and quality of life for individuals, families, and communities in Minnesota.
State Preventive Health Advisory Committee
The State Preventive Health Advisory Committee is a federally mandated committee associated with the Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant, chaired by the Commissioner of Health.
SCHSAC Representative: Marcia Ward, Winona County Commissioner
Becky Buhler, MDH Center for Public Health Practice
Minnesota Public Health Research to Action Network
The Minnesota Public Health Research to Action Network is a partnership of SCHSAC, Minnesota Local Public Health Association, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, and MDH. The network was created to produce important new insights and relevant findings that can be used by practitioners and elected officials to improve public health services, organizations, and systems, and ultimately improve the health of Minnesotans.
The Steering Committee no longer meets regularly.
SCHSAC will continue to be engaged in future projects.
Environmental Health Continuous Improvement Board
As of March 24, 2017, the Environmental Health Continuous Improvement Board is a SCHSAC workgroup.
Maternal and Child Health Advisory Task Force
The Maternal and Child Health Advisory Task Force was created by the Minnesota Legislature in 1982 to advise the Commissioner of Health on the health care services/needs of maternal and child health populations in Minnesota, on the use of funds for maternal and child health and children with special health needs administered through MDH, and the priorities and goals for maternal and child health activities.
Susan Morris, Isanti County Commissioner
Bonika Peters, MDH Community and Family Health Division