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Cindy V. San Miguel, MPH

Assistant Director

Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health


Building & Room:



1603 W. Taylor St.

Office Phone:

(312) 996-0724


Cindy San Miguel is the Assistant Director for the Center of Excellence (CoE) in Maternal and Child Health (MCH). In this position, Cindy manages the administration of the CoE-MCH through program planning, evaluation, and development. Cindy also coordinates the Title V MCH Internship Program, a national internship program that is part of the National MCH Workforce Development Center.

Cindy is a graduate of the UIC School of Public Health in community health sciences and maternal and child health. Cindy also brings with her a wealth of experiences in community health. Her past work experience includes lung health education through the Respiratory Health Association at various ambulatory clinics of the Cook County Hospital and Health System, and she was also a community-based doula for young mothers in the South-Side of Chicago for several years.

Cindy’s commitment to maternal and child health extend beyond her role at the CoE-MCH. She serves as the president for the EverThrive IL associate board and serves as an advisor for the Gary Elementary Pen Pal Program, which she founded in 2015. She also serves on the UIC-School of Public Health staff committee.

Professional Leadership

Committee Member, UIC - School of Public Health Staff Committee

President, EverThrive IL Associate Board

Advisor, UIC Planned Parenthood Generation Action Student Group


Master of Public Health - Community Health Sciences and Maternal and Child Health
University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health

Bachelor of Art - Latina/Latino Studies
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Professional Memberships

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs

American Public Health Association

EverThrive IL

Selected Presentations

College Buddies Pen Pal Program: Improving Educational Outcomes for Elementary Students and Fostering University Student Civil Service
Making Lifelong Connections, Tampa, Florida
April 2018


The Title V MCH Internship Program: An Innovative Approach to MCH Student Involvement in Title V Transformation Efforts
Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs Annual Conference, Washington D.C.
February 2018


Building Mechanisms to Ensure Community Input in Data Analysis in an Ongoing Community Health Assessment
American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado
October 2016