About Us

MISSION:

To provide health education and connections to resources for refugee women to have a healthier, stronger, and more hopeful future.

GOAL:

The overall goal of this three year Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) funded service prevention project is to expand the net of breast, cervical, and liver cancer prevention efforts, activities, and clinical services to include refugee women – an underserved population in Texas.

 

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UNTHSC STAFF:

 

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Amy Raines-Milenkov, DrPH – Principal Investigator

Martha Felini, DC, MPH, PhD – Evaluator

Eva Baker, MPH – Co-Director

Anab Abdi – Health Educator (Somalia)

Hlawn Za Iang, BA – Health Educator (Chin)

Aisha Ojha, BA – Health Educator (Bhutanese, Nepali)

Nathalie Buhigiro, MSW- Health Educator (Central African Region)

Elvis Longanga Diese, MPH – Program Assistant, Health Educator (Congolese)

Sara Onsa, MSc – Health Educator (Arabic speaking)

K Paw – Health Educator (Karen)

Lan Yang – Graduate Research Assistant

 

 

COMMUNITY ADVISORY BOARD:

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Narayan Subedi – Bhutanese

Radhika Subedi – Bhutanese

Sudip Adhikari – Bhutanese

Indra Adhikari – Bhutanese

Becky Nelson – Chin

Siang Sang – Chin

Dr. Ceu Lian Thang – Chin

Dr. Van Ni – Chin

Dominique Diomi – DFW Congolese

Justin Nsenga, MSc – Congolese

Lambert Buhigiro – Congolese

Emelda Thein – Karen

Paw Nay Htoo – Karen

Donna – Karen

Asli Parker – Somali

Nafisa Mohammed – Somali

Ibrahim Mudey – Somali Bantu

Halimo Mudey – Somali

Deqo Hassan – Somali

Method Bigirimana – Rwandan

Bosco Muyango, MBA – Rwandan

Sam Mbanda – Rwandan

 

REFUGEE COMMUNITY PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS:

Chin American Association 

Congolese Community of DFW

Beginners Community Support Group

Partners for Refugee Empowerment (PRE)

Please contact community partners through their website or Eva.Baker@unthsc.edu for further information.

This page was last modified on May 24, 2018