Dr. Kirsten Senturia has been an applied medical anthropologist working domestically and abroad for the last 19 years. She received her PhD in anthropology from UCLA and is now affiliate faculty at the University of Washington, School of Public Health. Dr. Senturia's earliest interests included maternal and child health as well as environmental health. In the past ten years, she has developed an expertise working with local community-based organizations in the areas of domestic violence and immigrant and refugee issues.
Dr. Janice Rabkin has a doctorate in Social Welfare Research from the University of Washington, a masters degree in Public Health from Hebrew University, and 20 years experience conducting evaluations for health, education and social programs. She has a continuing interest in maternal, child and adolescent health, and education programs in post-conflict countries. Dr. Rabkin is an affiliate faculty at the University of Washington School of Public Health.