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Highly skilled, board certified educator with experienced in developing educational programs, public health policy and coordinating community outreach campaigns. Committed to improving outcomes in both the Latino and African American population with a special focus on migrant familes.

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Bertha Armendáriz, MD works for MCN as the TBNet Program Coordinator for El Paso, TX and Las Cruces, NM. She also serves as a consultant for MCN’s Immunizations Initiative, helps coordinate pesticide education in the area and directs MCN’s nutrition program for border tuberculosis patients.

Prior to working with MCN, Dr. Armendáriz worked for the Secretaria de Salud as a Staff Physician at a Rural Public Health Center at a Juárez México Border. She also worked for the Secretaria de Salud as Clinical Director of a Family Practice Rural Clinic at a Juárez México Border.

Dr. Armendáriz received her medical degree from the Universidad Autónoma de Cuidad Juárez, School of Medicine. She completed an Internship at Instituto de Seguridad Social para los Trabajadores del Estado with a fellowship in Preventive Medicine and Public Health. She currently attends the Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua pursing a Masters degree in Healthcare Administration.

Dr. Armendariz was born and raised in Juarez, Mexico. She is particular concerned with the spread of infectious diseases and is very committed to helping migrants and other underserved people in the border region.

She enjoys spending time with her husband and three daughters. Dr. Armendariz also plays piano and spends time listening to classical music. She enjoys the outdoors and sports such as basketball, Kung-Fu, and Judo. She teaches self-defense techniques to young women in Juarez.

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Dr. Jennie McLaurin is a Specialist in Bioethics, Child and Migration Health for MCN with 30 years of experience in migrant and community health. She is a board certified pediatrician with a master in public health and in bioethics and has worked at the local, state, and national level. Her career includes work as an outreach worker, physician, clinic medical director, state medical director of migrant health, and federal consultant and program planner on a variety of topics related to health disparities, social determinants of health, child health, rural health, migration health, cultural competency and Patient Centered Medical Homes. She has authored, edited, and reviewed a number of journal publications, books, monographs, and abstracts on migrant and child health care. Teaching experience includes graduate level course development and frequent lectures in university and public settings. Dr. McLaurin worked in North Carolina for most of her clinical career but has lived in Ferndale, WA for the past twelve years and works across the nation with Migrant Clinicians Network and as a HRSA consultant.

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I will enter my bio very soon, i'm new to this site.

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Andrea Ransdell, MS, RD has provided nutrition care for agricultural workers and their families in Yolo County since 1994. She became the Nutrition Supervisor at CommuniCare Health Centers in 2002. She specializes in Prenatal Nutrition, Diabetes Education, and Gestational Diabetes.

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