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Clinician-to-Clinician: A Forum for Health Justice

By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Feb. 29, 2016
Our winter issue of Streamline, our quarterly clinical publication, is available here! The Winter 2016 issue features the following articles:Integrating Community Health Workers into the Clinical TeamA Lifetime of Migrant Farmworker Experience: Profile of Wilson AugustaveUnderstanding Health Center ReimbursementsPromising Practices: Dental Health at Choptank Community Health SystemRethinking the... Read More
Five on Friday
By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Feb. 26, 2016
Friday is once again tugging on our brains, luring us into the weekend… What are your plans for this weekend? Care to add a little bit of health justice reading into the mix? Here are a few recommendations from MCN staff.1. Del, Director of International Projects, Research, and Development, sent back this report from the William T. Grant Foundation, which she discovered while at a conference this... Read More
By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Feb. 25, 2016
This week, clinicians and health justice advocates from across the West Coast have gathered in Portland, Oregon for the 2016 Western Forum for Migrant and Community Health. The Western Forum features over 30 breakout sessions, and MCN is proud to co-facilitate three of those sessions, addressing key issues at the forefront of migrant health. Ileana Ponce-Gonzalez, MD, MPH, CNC, Senior... Read More
By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Feb. 24, 2016
Yesterday, Migrant Clinicians Network’s Juliana Simmons, MSPH, CHES, Environmental and Occupational Health Program Manager presented on MCN’s Protecting Children While Parents Work project in Virginia. The presentation was one part of the 2016 National Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Association’s biannual meeting, with the theme, “Cultivating Minds and Hearts - Tending Tomorrow's Blooms.” “I... Read More
By: MCN Admin, Feb. 22, 2016
[Editor's note: Today's guest blog post is from our colleagues at Farmworker Justice, a nonprofit organization that seeks to empower migrant and seasonal farmworkers to improve their living and working conditions, immigration status, health, occupational safety, and access to justice. This post originally ran on their active blog, Harvesting Justice.] NPR recently aired a story, “Guest... Read More
By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Feb. 19, 2016
Our Five on Friday blog posts are always a joyous reminder of how many organizations and individuals are working toward the same goals: health justice, a voice for marginalized populations like the mobile poor, rights for farmworkers... It’s thrilling to hear what other organizations are up to, and how we can lean on each other to grow our movement stronger. Plus, it’s Friday -- that’s a joyous... Read More
Dr. Ling
By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Feb. 18, 2016
This quarter, Migrant Clinicians Network is hosting Li Ling, PhD, a visiting scholar focused on migrant health policy and public health in her home country of China.  Dr. Ling is enjoying a multi-month stay at MCN’s main office in Austin, Texas, punctuated by short trips to MCN satellite offices in Maryland and California. Dr. Ling comes to us from the Sun Yat-sen Center for Migrant... Read More
By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Feb. 17, 2016
In its current issue, the Journal of Agromedicine celebrated the work of Kevin Keaney, chief of US Environmental Protection Agency’s Certification and Worker Protection Branch. Keaney is a driving force for worker protections against pesticides, as is evident in his long history of successes at the EPA, including the momentous announcement of revisions to the EPA’s Worker Protection Standard (WPS... Read More
By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Feb. 16, 2016
Earlier this month, we released our 2015 Year in Review, which highlights some incredible facts and figures on Migrant Clinicians Network’s programs and services and the voluminous and much-needed work we managed to accomplish in just one year. A hearty thank you to Tiffy Daud, our Communications & Graphic Designer, for her engaging presentation of our hard work last year. Here’s to an even... Read More
MCN Five on Friday
By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Feb. 12, 2016
Happy Anniversary, Five on Friday! It was a year ago this week that we began to send out our weekly recommendations from staff. What recommendation in the last year do you remember most? Here are just a few of the articles that we have been reading in the office this week. 1. Amy, Director of Environmental and Occupational Health, sent around Farmworker Association of Florida’s Letter to the... Read More
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