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 Who's New

TITLE V DIRECTOR
 
OHIO

Theresa R. Seagraves, MPA
Maternal and Child Health Block Grant Manager and Title V Director 
Ohio Department of Health
Office of Health Improvement and Wellness

CYSHCN DIRECTOR
 
VERMONT

Monica Ogelby
Director, Clinical Services
Vermont Department of Health

AMCHP STAFF

Emily Eckert
Emily Eckert joined AMCHP as our new program associate for health reform implementation. Emily graduated from Allegheny College in 2014 with a degree in Women's Studies and English. She has worked with multiple nonprofits that specialize in women's health policy, advocacy and health care delivery. Most recently, she worked as a community health organizer for the Pennsylvania Health Access Network, where she helped uninsured and underinsured Pennsylvanians access health care coverage, and was actively involved in the organization's communications and state-level advocacy efforts. Emily has also worked as an ACA organizer for the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA), where she gained extensive knowledge of the federal health insurance exchange system. In her time at NFPRHA, Emily worked at a Philadelphia OB/GYN practice, where she assisted underserved pregnant women and new mothers enroll in health coverage. Rounding out her ACA credentials, Emily is a llicensed Health Insurance Navigator and a Certified Application Counselor.

Sarah Beth McLellan
Sarah Beth McLellan comes to AMCHP as the new senior program manager for CYSHCN on the Child and Adolescent Health Team.  For the past two years, Sarah served as an evaluator for the National MCH Workforce Development Center, based out of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health at Chapel Hill, where she also earned her Master's in Public Health in maternal and child health. In 2012, she completed a practicum at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland with the Maternal, Newborn, Child, and Adolescent Health Department where she collaborated with global professionals to address MNCAH policies to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. Prior to graduate school, Sarah Beth managed clinical trials in pediatric and adult oncology at Vanderbilt University, where she earned her Bachelor's of Arts in Women's Studies and Medicine, Health, and Society.

Wendy Wen
Wendy Wen joined AMCHP as the associate Director of finance & accounting. Wendy comes to us from the International Life Sciences Institute where she spent eight years and was promoted numerous times and received a 100 percent rating from her colleagues on her interactions and customer service skills with staff. Prior to this position, she worked as an accountant for Rizik Brothers and as a Controller in the Chinese government. She has more than 20 years of experience in business and financial operations including general accounting, finance, grants management, budgeting, and audit practices. Wendy received a Bachelor Degree in Accounting from Xiangtan Zhigong University in Xiangtan City, Hunan Province, P.R. China.