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Take a look at highlights of MCN's services and programs in action during 2014!


Streamline is MCN’s quarterly clinical publication providing information and resources to frontline clinicians working with mobile underserved populations. We have past issues going back to 2001 available for you to download free of charge. If you would like to receive the print version of Streamline, please send your name and mailing address to

PDF versions, ordered by date.

Autumn 2015

In this issue:

  • Up to the Challenges: Profile of Sue Hagie, NP
  • Dental Health with John McFarland, DDS
  • Needs Assessments, Step-By-Step
    with Health Outreach Partners
    Needs Assessments, Step-By-Step with Health Outreach Partners
  • Trafficking and Migrant Agricultural Worker Women
  • Taking Care to a

Summer 2015

In this issue:

  • Children in the fields: Profile of Melissa Bailey
  • Mobile Populations Navigating the HIV TreatmentCascade(/li>
  • Communication in coordinating health care: A Health Network case study
  • New Haven Farms: Linking health center patients directly to the farm for nutrition education and access to healthy foods
  • Controlling Tuberculosis at the Border: Miguel Escobedo, MD, MPH
  • World Health Organization classifies glyphosate as “probably carcinogenic": Excerpt from “Carcinogenicity of tetrachlorvinphos,parathion, mala

Spring 2015

In this issue

  • An apple a day: Dr. Eva Galvez on working with seasonal agricultural workers in Oregon
  • Delivering new life and hopeful beginnings: A midwife’s role in providing health care for migrant women
  • Migrant health as global health: New textbook highlights work of MCN’s Candace Kugel
  • Walk-In, Same-Day, or Appointment?

Fall 2014-- Mobile Care Successes and Struggles in Pennsylvania: Profile of Mary Englerth, PA

In this issue

  • Care in the Black Dirt Region: Profile of Kathy Brieger
  • Organizational Readiness: Evaluating the implements of Hombres Unidos 
  • Organizational Readiness Surbey: Hombres Unidos
  • Needs Assessment at Canyonlands Community Health Care
  • American Academy of Dermatology Outreach Targets Hispanic Outdoor Workers for Skin Protection
  • Clinical Services Connection: Why Bother with an MOU?
  • Announcing Free CME Training for Treating Chronic Pain
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Winter 2014--Increasing Access to Healthcare for Farmworkers Who Are Unaccompanied Minors

In this issue

  • ACA and Migrants: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Moving Against CancerCommunity Survey
  • Effective Data Management for the Pursuit of Quality Health Care: OneWorld Health Center
  • Case Reports: Severe Acute Illness in a Toddler Exposed to Multiple Agricultural Pesticides and Insect Repellent.

Summer 2013--Partnering With Health Network: A Case Study

In this issue

  • “Estudiar en Vano”?
  • Health Literacy
  • Chronic Effects of Pesticide Exposure
  • MCN Year in Review 2012

Spring 2013-Where have all the clinicians gone?

  • Hombres Unidos Provides Critical Primary Prevention Services.
  • Access to Healthcare for Immigrant Youth. 
  • Border Health Innovations in Tuberculosis Management. 
  • Comic Books back by Popular Demand. 
  • New Pesticide Resources Available. 
  • From the Field to the Exam Room: Blue Ridge Community Health Center Partners with MCN to Improve Care for Migrant Patients. 
  • In Memorium: Remembering a Tireless Community Advocate.

Winter 2012-Cultural Humility and Compassionate Presence at the End of Life

In this issue

  • Among the Most Vulnerable: Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Latino Immigrants
  • Tina Castanares
  • Providing Health Quality Care to a Tuberculosis Patient on the Move
  • Female Farmworker's Perceptions of Pesticide Exposure and Pregnancy Health
  • Water Quality Study Shows Need for Testing at State Migrant Camps

March-April, 2012--Introduction to the Neglected Tropical Diseases

In this issue

  • Spotlight on Dengue Fever
  • Hansen's Disease Still an Issue for Migrant Populations 
  • Chagas Disease, "The New HIV/Aids of the Americas"
  • Field Study of Ticks Produces Lyme Risk Map
  • Work Related Injuries and Illnesses Carry Hefty Price Tag
  • New NIOSH-Funded Center Focuses on Safety and Health in Changing Agricultural Landscape
  • Protecting Children in Agriculture is Focus of 2012 National Action Plan
  • Database to Aid in Clinical Pesticide Training

January-February, 2012-Overview of Integrated Behavioral Health: Promising Practices from CommuniCare in San Antonio, TX

In this issue

  • Mental Health Professionals Weigh in on the Intersection of Migration and Mental Health
  • Integrated Care at Migrant Community Health Centers
  • National Farm Medicine Center Director Announced
  • Spotlight on Promising Behavioral Health Practices
  • Why Obtaining Workers’ Compensation Is Part of Clinical Care
  • Patient Education Resources Now Available for a Limited Time!
  • MCN Teams up with the Journal of Agromedicine

September/December, New Developments in State Immigration Legislation

In this issue

  • Immigration, Access, and State Law: Clinics Describe New Barriers
  • Integration of Lifestyle Medicine into Primary Care
  • Preventing Partner Violence in Refugee and Immigrant Communities
  • Reflections from the Field
  • TBNet in Action
  • Farmworkers in the Southeast
  • A Guide to EPA’s Worker Protection Standard For Migrant-Serving Clinicians
  • Focus on Work-Related Asthma

May/June, Continuity of Care for TB Patients Around the World

In this issue

  • CASE STUDY: TBNet in Practice
  • Creating a Patient Centered Medical Home for Patients on the Move
  • Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
  • Fall-related injuries on the farm: Can they be prevented?
  • Bilingual Pesticide Labels: A Common Sense Approach to Worker Safety
  • California’s 2011 Heat Illness Prevention Campaign
  • Redlands Christian Migrant Association: A Best Practice in Services to Migrant Farmworkers

July/August, Access to Prenatal Care: The Case of Nebraska

In this issue

  • Pregnancy on the Move
  • Considering Midwifery Models of Care for FQHCs
  • Text4baby Outreach to the Hispanic Community
  • Prenatal Exposure to Organophosphate Pesticides and IQ in 7-Year-Old Children
  • Clinical Diagnostic Tools and Biomonitoring of Pesticide Exposures: EPA to hold October 11, 2011 meeting

January - April, Medicine on the Backstretch: Migrant Racetrack Workers

In this issue

  • The American Public Health Association Issues statement in support of increased protection for America's farmworkers
  • Clinicians Helping to Reduce Occupational Pesticide Illnesses through Improved Personal Protective Equipment Practices
  • Patient Education Resources Now Available for a Limited Time!
  • Dispensary of Hope Provides Important Access to Affordable Medications
  • Story of Raul, Son of Luis
  • AAP Releases Free Online Culturally Effective Care Toolkit for Practicin