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Global Health Program Hosts Migrant Healthcare Presentations

September 20, 2019 by Jennifer Nachbur

The Larner College of Medicine Global Health Program hosted three events during the week of September 23 that focused on the topic of migrant healthcare. Presenters included Jonathan Melk, M.D., CEO and chief medical officer for the Chiricauhua Community Health Centers in Douglas, Ariz., Darlene Melk, M.D., medical director of the Southern Arizona Children's Health Project and director of community pediatrics, and Naomi Wolcott-Maccausland, migrant health coordinator of Bridges to Health in UVM Extension.

Dr. Jonathan Melk

The Larner College of Medicine Global Health Program hosted three events during the week of September 23 that focused on the topic of migrant healthcare. Presenters included Jonathan Melk, M.D., CEO and chief medical officer for the Chiricauhua Community Health Centers in Douglas, Ariz., Darlene Melk, M.D., medical director of the Southern Arizona Children's Health Project and director of community pediatrics, and Naomi Wolcott-Maccausland, migrant health coordinator of Bridges to Health in UVM Extension.

The first event, featuring Dr. Jonathan Melk, took place as part of Family Medicine Grand Rounds at Davis Auditorium at the UVM Medical Center on September 23.

A panel presentation, titled "Migrant Healthcare on Both the Northern and Southern U.S. Borders," and featuring all three speakers, took place on September 24 in the Larner Classroom at the College of Medicine.

On Wednesday, September 25, Dr. Jonathan Melk presented at Pediatrics Grand Rounds in Davis Auditorium at the UVM Medical Center.

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