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Fushena Cruiskshank, CHES

Fushena A. Cruickshank, MS, CHES, has more than 15 years of experience in the public health field. She has worked in many sectors, including federal contracting, non-profit grassroots organizations, and healthcare. She has been teaching at the graduate level for over 7 years and is involved with many community organizations.  Fushena is currently a Women’s Maternal/Child Health Consultant at Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group. She uses innovative teaching models, progressive curricula, and state-of-the-art materials to engage individuals to maintain wellness for themselves and their families. She has been a part of many Pregnant and Postpartum Women’s programs and enjoys supporting women during pregnancy to maximize their chances of having a healthy, full-term baby and reduce perinatal and environmentally related effects on infants and children. Her interests are connected to advocating for reproductive health rights, maternal mental health, health and wellness associated with gender and age, nutrition, teen pregnancy education, and school health programs.