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CDC’s Act Early Ambassador to Wisconsin

Kris Barnekow PhD, OTR/L, IMH-E®

Infant Family Specialist & Associate Professor
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Dr. Barnekow has been the Act Early Ambassador since 2019. Her favorite aspect about being the Ambassador is meeting Ambassadors from different states and learning new ways of promoting the “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” materials and campaign. In her free time, Dr. Barnekow enjoys the craft of papermaking.

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