Michigan WIC will implement a pilot study in six rural counties to integrate telehealth technology into their delivery of nutrition education and breastfeeding support services to participants virtually. Telehealth appointments will allow certified professionals to provide high-risk follow-up and secondary education to families. Staff will receive training throughout the study period on the telehealth solution.
Myra Lee – Project Director
Myra Lee is a Social Determinants of Health Policy Analyst at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, and the Project Director for the Michigan THIS-WIC Project. Since 2012, Myra has held various positions within the nutrition and health field, and with both the Michigan Senate and House of Representatives.
Tara Fischer – Deputy Director
Tara Fischer is a Nutrition Consultant and nutrition education lead and the Deputy Director for the Michigan THIS-WIC Project. Tara will help support the work by providing staff trainings specific to the Michigan WIC Management Information System and documentation processes.