Becky Miles-Polka shares her journey as part of the first cohort of fellows. Her project focused on accessing Medicaid reimbursement for home assessment and remediation to improve health outcomes for children with chronic asthma.
Lisa Cushatt shares her journey as part of the first cohort of fellows. Her project focuses on expanding pediatric and prenatal health care providers' ability to support families in preventing and addressing childhood trauma.
In October, 18 children’s health advocates and their mentors met—some for the first time—to share their story about how each of us had arrived to Mid-Iowa Health Foundation’s HealthConnect Fellowship. I was struck by several themes that emerged from the three-hour conversation.