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Karla Shetter began work as the Migrant Program Coordinator for Shawnee Health Service on September 2009. The Migrant Health Center is based at Murphysboro Health Center. Ms. Shetter is responsible for the ongoing development and implementation of the farmworker outreach program. She has a Bachelor equivalent degree in Education from the National Major University of San Marcos, Peru, and is proficient in English and Spanish. She is a skilled interpreter and translator.
As the Migrant Outreach Coordinator, Ms. Shetter conducts outreach, health education, and case management services to farmworkers and their families, supervises staff and effectively manages clinic resources, while positively promoting the outreach program through appropriate community outlets. She is also responsible for assessing farmworker needs and evaluating the impact of services.
Dr. Andrea Caracostis, has long track record of dedication to special populations and to community health center work; she is a medical doctor with a masters in public health. She has 10 years experience working with Community and Migrant Health Centers and special populations. She is currently the Executive Director of HOPE Clinic, a Federally Qualified Health Center providing care to the large multicultural community in Southwest Houston. In addition, she is a board member of the Texas Association of Community Health Centers and the Houston Partners for Community Health. Over all, her proven record of dedication to special populations and passion for eliminating disparities and improving health care access make her an asset to the community health center world.
Medical Family Therapy PhD student at East Carolina University
Thirty three years experience in migrant health with expertise in agricultural worker health and safety, reproductive/sexual health, oral health, HIV prevention, and integration of community health workers (promotores/as de salud) into primary health care service delivery.
I am a certified surgical technologist.
RN for over 34 yrs. At present work part-time as a migrant nurse. Have been working as migrant nurse for over 4 yrs. Also do employee health and American Heart Instructor for organization.