Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health

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June 18-20, 2014
Alerus Conference Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota

The Dakota Conference provides an opportunity for over 300 health care professionals, educators, and students to share strategies for building and sustaining healthy communities in North Dakota. It includes two and one half days of pre-conference workshops, keynote speakers, breakout sessions, poster presentations, evening workshops, and an awards banquet.

Special Events

Walk and Talk
Join the APHA President Joyce Gaufin for a Walk & Talk
6:30 am - 7:15 am • Thursday, June 19
Meet at the Dakota Conference Registration Desk

Movie Night
Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare
6:00 PM • Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Empire Arts Center, 415 DeMers Avenue, Grand Forks

Why attend the Dakota Conference?

  • Network with health care professionals
  • Learn about current rural and public health issues
  • Experience the collaboration of organizations, health and human service disciplines, and communities
  • Get a taste of the professional side of being in health care

Who Should Attend

  • Rural health care professionals
  • Public health professionals
  • Mental health professionals
  • Researchers
  • Social workers
  • Administrators - nursing home, hospital and clinic
  • Nurses
  • Dietitians
  • Educators
  • Health professions students
  • All individuals interested in improving health care service in rural areas


Kylie Nissen, Senior Project Coordinator

Phone: (701) 777-3848
Email: ruralhealth@med.und.edu

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