Deliana Garcia, MA, director of International Projects, Research & Development for the Migrant Clinicians Network in Austin, TX. Ms. Garcia's presentation will focus on migrant workers and homelessness, health outcomes, affordable housing access and more as they relate to health equity.
Deliana Garcia, MA has dedicated more than 25 years to the health and wellness needs of migrant and other underserved populations. Throughout her career, she has worked in the areas of reproductive health, sexual and intimate partner violence, access to primary care, and infectious disease control and prevention.
Ms. Garcia is responsible for the development and expansion of Health Network, an international bridge case management and patient navigation system to make available across international borders the health records of migrants who have been diagnosed with infectious and chronic diseases.
She has also served as the principal investigator or research team member for studies that have addressed topics such as sexual and intimate partner violence prevention among Latino migrant and immigrant families; trauma in transit for migrants crossing international borders; as well as emotionally charged dialogue between patients and health care providers.
Click here for additional details on the Health Equity Learning Series. Lunch will be served and child care will be available, requires advance registration and consent form. Please contact Jackie Brown to RSVP or for more information on this event.
We look forward to seeing you at 11:30 AM on October 20, 2016 at the Woodruff Memorial Library Meeting Room, 522 Colorado Ave. La Junta, CO 81050