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Streamline External Editorial Board

Streamline External Editorial Board

Streamline is the quarterly clinical publication of Migrant Clinicians Network, providing information and resources to frontline clinicians working with mobile underserved populations. The Streamline External Editorial Board is comprised of frontline clinicians, advocates, and researchers with expertise in the health issues and environmental and occupational exposures experienced by mobile patients, agricultural workers, and other medically underserved populations. Editorial board members are appointed for two-year terms by the Editor-in-Chief. Articles in pre-publication are sent to the editorial board member(s) with relevant expertise and interest in the subject matter.

MCN is currently recruiting editorial board members. Please contact Claire Seda,, for more information. 


Dr. Melanie Finkenbinder

Melanie Finkenbinder, MD, MPH (she/her/ella) completed her Family Medicine Residency at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, with a focus on Global Health.  She graduated from The Ohio State University as a Doctor of Medicine, and earned her Masters of Public Health degree from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.   Dr. Finkenbinder is currently the Medical Director for Keystone Statewide Agricultural Worker Program and also practices family medicine at Family First Health in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.  She is bilingual in Spanish and English and enjoys providing high quality, language-appropriate care to medically underserved people in her community, as well as migrant and seasonal agricultural workers across the State.

Candace Kugel

Candace Kugel, FNP, CNM, MS (she/her/ella) has over 40 years’ experience in health care for the underserved. She is a Family Nurse Practitioner and Certified Nurse-Midwife with extensive expertise in training and technical assistance to under-resourced communities and working to provide health services to farmworkers, immigrant workers and their families, and other underserved populations. She has worked in various clinical settings, including family planning, migrant health, community health centers, and private practice. She worked for 21 years as a Clinical Specialist for Migrant Clinicians Network and continues to serve as a Clinical Consultant for the HRSA Bureau of Primary Health Care. Kugel has extensive experience in the US and internationally with training of community health workers and health education using popular education methodology. She has written and provided continuing education on cultural competency, women’s health access and services in under-resourced settings, and many other topics.


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