Staff MemberJames Shuford, MA

Graduate Assistant

Telephone: (518) 402-0330

Projects:: Health Workforce Retraining Initiative (HWRI), Public Health Nurse Ready, and Foundations in Public Health

James is a Graduate Assistant for the Center for Public Health Continuing Education (CPHCE).  James collaborates on the Health Workforce Retraining Initiative’s Advancing Cultural Competence certificate program, as well as overseeing the distribution of certificates for Public Health Nurse Ready and Foundations of Public Health Programs.

Research Interests: James is currently writing his dissertation for his PhD in Medical Anthropology.  His work looks at the structural vulnerability of migrant farmworkers in the Hudson Valley of New York and the ways in which community healthcare centers work with them and the larger community through outreach work to improve access to healthcare.