Migrant Farm Worker Family Health Project
Each summer, Emory students and faculty in nursing and the physician assistant training program make a three-hour trek to Moultrie, Georgia, to provide care to migrant workers and their families. Additional students and faculty come in from other Atlanta and Georgia colleges and universities.
For two weeks, they work with community partners such as the Ellenton Clinic in Colquitt County to provide physical examinations and health screenings. They go where the farmworkers live and work, setting up shop in their fields and at apartment complexes and trailer parks. And they work night and day to serve this often invisible population, most of whom live in abject poverty.
"Farm Worker Family Health Program"
"Migrant Farm Workers: Hardworking & Medically Underserved"
"Providing Healthcare to the Children of Migrant Farm Workers"