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UMASH Partners Receive Research Collaboration Award from National Safety Council

The National Farm Medicine Center (NFMC), Migrant Clinicians Network (MCN), and four partner organizations received the inaugural Stakeholder Collaboration in Occupational Injury Research Award, sponsored by the National Safety Council (NSC). The award was presented May 19 as part of the National Occupational Injury Research Symposium (NOIRS) 2015 in …

UMASH at 142nd Annual Meeting of APHA

UMASH was represented well at APHA in New Orleans, Louisiana, November 17-19. Healthography was the theme for this 142nd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. UMASH partner staff presenting and participating there from the National Farm Medicine Center in Marshfield, Wisconsin, include (pictured at left, L to R): Patricia Juarez-Carrillo, …

UMASH at 7th International SHARP Symposium

UMASH staff presenting in Saskatoon, SK, Canada, October 19-22, at the 7th International Symposium: Safety & Health in Agricultural & Rural Populations: Global Perspectives (SHARP) included: Carrie Klumb, Minnesota Department of Health, “Healthy Fairs Workshops: A One Health approach to improving health and safety at county fairs in Minnesota”; …

National Farm Medicine Center Hosts Two Intern Students

The National Farm Medicine Center hosted two students as part of a national summer internship program providing practical experience in the field of occupational safety. Ivanna Pereyra, Salisbury University, and Taylor Arnold, University of Memphis, spent eight weeks in Marshfield, Wis., working primarily on Seguridad en las Lecherias, a project that …

UMASH at the Midwest Rural Agricultural Safety and Health Conference in Iowa

UMASH personnel were well represented at the November 19-20, 2013 Midwest Regional Agricultural Safety and Health Conference (MRASH) – “The Many Faces of Agriculture” held in Ames, Iowa. Amy Liebman, MPA, MA, UMASH Project Co-Director, presented on Seguridad en Las Lecherias; Matt Keifer, MD, MPH, UMASH Co-Director and Project Director, presented …

MCN Webinar on Workers and Health

Migrant Clinicians Network’s recent webinar demonstrated the link between the workplace and the health of agricultural workers and their families. More than 175 health care professionals and others, including several international participants attended the webinar titled, Workers and Health: How Frontline Providers Make a Difference in the Protection …

UMASH Presents at the Rural Migrant and Immigrant Health Conference in Pennsylvania

UMASH Seguridad en Las Lecherias: Immigrant Dairy Worker Health and Safety Project Co-Director, Amy Liebman, MPA, MA, presented “Health and Safety on the Farm: A Look at Immigrant Workers in Dairy” for the Rural Migrant and Immigrant Health Conference in Grantville, Pennsylvania as a keynote panelist representing the Migrant Clinicians …