Energy Clinic: A Toolbox for Helping Families Heat and Eat outlines the need for both food and fuel assistance in combating food insecurity. The report is being used to encourage replication of the Energy Clinic Model in Medical-Legal partnerships nation-wide.
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Publication tags: Field Reports - Advocacy and Education, Advocacy and Education Tools/Toolkits, Income, Expenses, and Hunger, Utilities/Energy Costs - Emergency Food Recipients, Families
Raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Bianca is a 2005 graduate of the University of Chicago with a degree in human development and a focus on the social and cultural aspects of medicine. Bianca was a McNair Scholar and presented a paper on how social support systems affect the pregnancy outcomes of young African-American women. After college, Bianca served as a Public Health Nutritionist at a WIC clinic for two years and worked with the Topahkal Family Practice to provide traditional, complementary, and alternative medicine to uninsured patients in Albuquerque.
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