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Marc B. Schenker, MD, MPH, is a Distinguished Professor of Public Health Sciences and Medicine at UC Davis. He is Founding Director of the Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, the Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety, and the Migration and Health Research Center. His work has focused on numerous agricultural populations, including farmworkers and their families and farm owners and managers. His work has also focused on diverse causes of illness and injury, including agricultural dusts, pesticides, and heat. Dr. Schenker has focused attention of occupational health researchers and epidemiologists on the global health disparities affecting immigrants, with particular attention to the occupational health outcomes among immigrant workers.

Marc B. Schenker, MD, MPH, es un eminente profesor de Ciencias de Salud Pública y Medicina en la Universidad de California en Davis. Él es director fundador del Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, del Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety y del Migration and Health Research Center. Su trabajo se ha enfocado en un sinnúmero de poblaciones agrícolas, incluyendo trabajadores agrícolas y sus familias, y propietarios y administradores de fincas. Su trabajo también se ha enfocado en diversas causas de enfermedades y lesiones, incluyendo polvos agrícolas, pesticidas y calor. El doctor Schenker ha llamado la atención de los investigadores de salud y epidemiólogos sobre las disparidades mundiales de la salud que afectan a los inmigrantes, prestando atención especial a los resultados de salud ocupacional de los trabajadores migrantes.

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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.

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Kristine McVea, M.D., MPH, has dedicated her work as a physician and public health educator to help those most underserved by health care in America - the uninsured, the working poor, the homeless, minorities and immigrants -- many of whom don't speak English.

Since she became medical director of OneWorld Community Health Center (formerly the Indian-Chicano Health Center) in 1997, Dr. McVea has treated thousands of patients as a doctor of internal medicine and pediatrics. She is known for her tireless follow-up to be sure patients get quality medical care. Each year, OneWorld serves more than 8,000 patients, in more than 27,000 personal contacts.

Dr. McVea is associate professor in UNMC's Department of Family Medicine where she is very involved in cross-cultural training of health professional students. Dr. McVea helped establish an "urban underserved and international health" training track for family medicine residents. Its purpose is to attract bi-lingual physicians to the community and involve them in practice with the medically underserved. She also teaches medical students how to work with interpreters and understand the complexities of cross-cultural care. A variety of health professional students rotate through OneWorld to learn first hand about cross-cultural health issues.

Michael L. Parchman's picture

Michael L. Parchman, MD, MPH, is Director of the MacColl Center for Healthcare Innovation within the Group Health Research Institute. Prior to joining GHRI and MacColl he was Director of the primary care Practice-Based Research Initiative and a Senior Advisor for Primary Care at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) in Rockville, Maryland. The focus of his work over the past decade has been improving outcomes for patients with chronic illness in primary care settings. His areas of interest include dissemination and implementation research in primary care using complex adaptive systems theory, practice-based research network (PBRN) development and methodologies, and strategies for developing a sustainable infrastructure for on-going quality improvement in primary care. He has experience in primary care re-design and PCMH implementation in small primary care office settings using practice facilitation/coaching strategy.

momalley's picture

Interested in agricultural health and safety issues since residency training in Salinas California; currently working as a consultant to California EPA, Department of Pesticide Regulation and frequently deal with health and safety issues affecting migrants.

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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.

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Dr. Rowland is Medical Director of the Maine Migrant Health Program, and a fellow at Columbia University’s Center on Medicine as a Profession. He is board–certified in both Family Medicine and Occupational Medicine, and completed his training in Occupational and Environmental Health at Harvard School of Public Health in 2005. He has worked with migrant and seasonal farmworkers since 1987, in both eastern Washington and Maine, and is on the board of directors of the Migrant Clinicians Network. He is a frequent presenter at national occupational medicine and migrant health conferences.

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