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Claire Hutkins

As MCN’s Staff Writer and Editor, Claire Hutkins Seda researches, writes, and edits MCN’s numerous communications from the California office.
Since 2007, Ms. Seda has written and edited for a variety of publications, both in-print and online. Her writing has focused on the environment, social justice, parenting, and healthy living. She has previously worked for non-profits focused on: land conservation, nature education, and research; fair trade certification and labeling; and the prevention and cleanup of groundwater contamination. She holds a BA in Politics from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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Kerry Brennan graduated from Salisbury University in 2012 with bachelor’s degrees in Environmental Studies and Spanish. In her junior year of college, Brennan spent a semester abroad in Cuenca, Ecuador where she lived with a host family and studied Spanish and environmental issues of the Andes. After graduation, Brennan returned to Cuenca for 3 weeks with a group of Salisbury University Nursing students to serve as a translator and assistant coordinator for their Winter semester study abroad program. Beginning as an intern at MCN’s Maryland office, Brennan officially joined the team in October 2013 as the Environmental and Occupational Health Program Associate. Brennan also serves as the Secretary of Westside Family Healthcare's Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker Advisory Council.

In addition to spending five months in Ecuador, Brennan has traveled to Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Peru. Outside of her work at MCN, she teaches ballet, tap, jazz, and lyrical at a dance studio in Salisbury, MD. An outdoor enthusiast, Brennan enjoys kayaking, camping, and hiking with friends and her German Shepherd, Rust.

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Dr. Moore is a graduate of the University of California at San Francisco’s School of Medicine. He has a Master’s in Public Health from Columbia University in New York City. Dr. Moore completed his Family Medicine Residency Program at Ventura County Medical Center in Ventura, California in 1995. His clinical interests include: Pediatrics (including immunizations, childhood obesity and oral health), Women’s Health, Diabetes, and Public Health (including Tuberculosis). His administrative interests center on quality improvement, education of students in the health professions, and use of information technology in health care. Dr. Moore served as Medical Director of Clinic Ole for 14 years. He is now Chief Medical Officer at Partnership HealthPlan but continues to see patients at the Clinic on a limited basis.

Lincoln Balassa's picture

I have been involved in public health since my first year in college, have travelled and worked extensively in Cental America, and have been a green builder for the past 20 years.

flangmd's picture

I graduated from Santa Clara University in Biology, University of California, San Francisco in Medicine. My residency training was in Redding, California, in Family Medicine. I have practiced in multiple Community Health Centers as well as Solo Practice, and currently work at Clinica Sierra Vista, an FQHC in Bakersfield California. I am also certified as an HIV Specialist, and provide the medical care for CSV's HIV and Infectious Disease Clinic, along with duties as Associate Medical Director.

mflippo1's picture

I am a PhD candidate in geography at the University of Kentucky conducting research on the availability, provision, accessibility, and utilization of health care services by Haitian immigrant women in Immokalee, FL.

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earl gerald

Third year medical student from Nova Southeastern University interested in primary care and public health. Volunteered 1 year with Americorp in South Chicago, has experience helping the Latino population access public benefits and teaching nutrition classes to elementary students.

Family currently resides in Washington state and hopes to practice Family Medicine after medical school.