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Addressing needs of migrant farmworkers in Southern Minnesota

Key Contact: Jonathan Kirsch

Activity Dates: Year-round; more opportunities in July-August

Country(ies): United States

Contact Information

Activity Description

Research is ongoing to test the utility of community health workers in addressing needs of dairy workers. Clinical activity occurs in the summer months helping to care for migrant farmworkers working in various agricultural industries.

Activity Types

Capacity Building, Research

Academic Health Center Units

Medical School
     Department of Medicine

Partner Organizations

Trivalley Opportunity Council
Community Health Services, Inc.
Migrant Clinicians Network

Activity Topics

Immigrant and Refugee Health, Rural Health