Refugee Health Orientation: Overseas and Domestic Perspectives

Refugee health orientation

December 5, 2011

Funded by PRM and ORR, this webinar addresses the health component of orientation, as delivered overseas and within the domestic resettlement context. Speakers from four overseas Cultural Orientation programs address a variety of health-related orientation issues, while current approaches and challenges to health orientation in the U.S. are addressed by domestic panelists.


  • Peter Salnikowski, Cultural Orientation Program Coordinator, International Organization for Migration Nepal
  • Sarah Krause, Cultural Orientation Regional Coordinator, Church World Service/Resettlement Support Center Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Jamal Al-Fakhouri, Regional Cultural Orientation Coordinator, International Organization for Migration Amman
  • Jason Crislip, Cultural Orientation Coordinator, International Rescue Committee/Resettlement Support Center East Asia
  • Leslie Douglass, Health Educator, Colorado Refugee Health Program
  • Elizabeth Edghill, BA, RN, BSN, Refugee Health Educator/Coordinator, Family Health Centers - Americana, Louisville, KY


  • Sanja Bebic, Director, Cultural Orientation Resource Center, Center for Applied Linguistics


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