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Michael
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MCN
MD

Michael Piorunski is originally from Baltimore, MD and relocated to the Eastern Shore of Maryland to attend Salisbury University. Michael earned a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and English as a Second Language and has an interest in language use and Latin American culture. As an undergraduate, Michael studied codeswitching patterns in bilingual middle school students and spent 4 weeks in Ecuador studying Quechua and Andean culture.
Michael joined the Migrant Clinicians Network in September 2011 to assist Amy Liebman, Director of Environmental and Occupational Health. Before joining the Migrant Clinicians Network, Michael served as an AmeriCorps volunteer in Northwest Baltimore, providing community- based case management services to adjudicated youth and their families. He also served as a *VISTA volunteer in 2007.
Michael spends his free time volunteering on a local organic farm, tending to his city farm plot and running.

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Elyce
TX

Elyce Harris is the Executive Administrative Associate at MCN. She is a native Texan, hailing from San Antonio, but her family is military so she traveled a lot as a child. After high school Elyce lived in Mexico City for two years working with a church on a variety of issues including advocating for indigenous population rights, leading eco-tours, and teaching English. When she returned from Mexico she went to community college and received her Associate of Arts in Business Administration. In 2005, Elyce started at Texas Tech University and graduated in 2009 with Bachelors of Arts in both Global Affairs and Spanish. During her time in college she studied abroad in Sevilla, Spain and Lyon, France. In both of these countries she did more advocacy work for victims of human trafficking, refugees, and handicap rights, as well as disaster relief projects. In May of 2010 she moved to Austin, Texas to work for the Refugee Services of Texas, where she worked as a case manager for refugees and victims of human trafficking. In this capacity she provided direct care services to these groups and worked with lawyers, doctors, Medicaid/Medicare, grants, and many more programs and organizations on a daily basis.

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Richard
USA

I was born and raised in New Mexico but lived in Las Vegas, NV for 17 years. I have been involved in many volunteer projects and organizations.

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Emily
AZ

Emily Oake is the Special Populations Coordinator for the Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers. Ms. Oake was born and raised in the Phoenix area. She received her BS in Political Science from Arizona State University. She worked in numerous retail management positions in the Phoenix metropolitan area before attending Arizona State University to attain her Master’s of Health Sector Management degree (the equivalent of a Master’s of Healthcare Administration). During the course of her study, she worked as a research assistant for the co-director and founder of the Healthcare Supply Chain Research Consortium and as an intern for St. Luke’s Health Initiatives. This internship was coordinated closely in conjunction with AACHC and looked at the financial impact of eliminating health coverage for certain AHCCCS populations on Community Health Centers. Following completion of her MHSM, Ms. Oake was hired as an intern for AACHC to assist in coordinating the Voter Engagement Campaign, a NACHC project, for the 2012 elections. Following the completion of this project, she was kept on to become the Special Populations and Outreach Coordinator. This position serves as the point of contact for all health centers looking for training and technical assistance for any federally designated special populations. She also collaborates, plans, develops, and coordinates with other organizations in the state to increase resources available to special populations. In addition, she develops and maintains publications and social media presence to use for outreach activities and to increase awareness of issues affecting Arizona’s medically underserved populations.

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Matt
TX
USA

Matt Riley is a native Texan born in Ft. Worth and raised all over Texas and Oklahoma. He attended Belmont University and received a degree in Commercial Music in 2005. From there, he moved to Los Angeles where he worked for an international media company as their office manager. In 2010, he moved back to Texas, taking up residence in Austin where he began work for a restaurant supply company as their accounts receivable clerk.

Matt enjoys playing guitar, piano, singing, and writing music. He plays with a band in his free time and leads music for First Baptist Taylor on Sunday mornings.

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Maurice
DR.
USA

Retired General Surgeon who is devoting the majority of his time in retirement to treating the medically indigent at various safety-net clinics that serve the homeless and indigent.

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Alberto
OR

Alberto Moreno is the Executive Director for the Oregon Latino Health Coalition, a statewide organization whose mission is to eliminate health disparities for Latinos in Oregon. As the Executive Director his focus is on addressing longstanding health inequities for Latinos in Oregon through policy and systems reform. Key policy priorities include ensuring that all pregnant women in Oregon have access to prenatal care services and that all children in Oregon truly have equal and unabridged access to timely medical care.

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