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Streamline External Editorial Board

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Streamline is the quarterly clinical publication of Migrant Clinicians Network, providing information and resources to frontline clinicians working with mobile underserved populations.  The Streamline External Editorial Board is comprised of frontline clinicians, advocates, and researchers with expertise in the health issues and environmental and occupational exposures experienced by mobile patients, agricultural workers, and other medically underserved populations. Editorial board members are appointed for two-year terms by the Editor-in-Chief. Articles in pre-publication are sent to the editorial board member(s) with relevant expertise and interest in the subject matter. Here are the current members, for the 2016-2018 term.

Kathy Kirkland, MPH, DrPH is the Executive Director of the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics, an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Department of Public Health Nursing at the University of North Carolina, an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the School of Public Health at Drexel University, and an instructor at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services.

Linda Forst, MD, MPH is a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences and in the Occupational Medicine Residency. She teaches courses in occupational diseases and injuries, conducts research related to underserved working populations, and sees patients (workers and travelers) in an urgent care center at O'Hare Airport.

Linda McCauley, RN, PhD, FAAN, FAAOHN,  the current dean of Emory University’s School of Nursing, has more than 25 years of research experience focused on the multiple occupational and environmental factors affecting vulnerable populations.  Using community-based participatory research approaches, she has partnered with organizations serving farmworkers to examine the health risks associated with pesticide exposures, health threats among youth workers, and most recently heat stress associated with rising global temperatures.  

Kim Larson PhD, MPH, RN is Associate Professor in the College of Nursing at East Carolina University. As a nurse fluent in Spanish, she works closely with the Latino population in North Carolina through health departments, migrant health centers, and school-based health centers. Her active research includes: community-based participatory research with Latino communities;cultural understanding of sexual risk among Latino adolescents; and innovative approaches in nursing education.

Marie Napolitano, PhD, FNP, is Associate Professor at University of Portland’s School of Nursing in Portland, OR. She is also family nurse practitioner and volunteer at Southwest Community Health Center.

 

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