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Focus on Rural Health
Category: Working With Communities

Targeted Rural Health Education

November 14, 2017

Targeted Rural Health Education (TRHE) is a project where health profession students who are living and learning in rural communities explore a local health need and write an educational article that addresses the issue for the community.
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The Scrubs Academy

October 16, 2017

The Scrubs Academy initiative is starting to see results. Seven years after the first Scrubs Academy, former students are entering college and choosing healthcare majors.
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Brain Injury Survivor Helps Others

September 20, 2017

Matt White is a brain injury survivor interning at the North Dakota Brain Injury Network. He's using his experience to help others dealing with similar situations.
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Giving Native Elders a Voice

August 14, 2017

Sloan Henry co-hosted a WEAAD event at Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. It was a chance for Native elders to voice concerns to tribal leaders and the community.
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A Wider Lens

July 17, 2017

Statewide Community Showcases give medical students and residents the chance to connect with North Dakota healthcare facilities in hopes to improve workforce recruitment and retention.
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Aging in Place

April 1, 2017

A new initiative is building capacity for Native American elders to live at home longer. The Native Aging in Place Project (NAPP) provides resources and training for caregivers to help their family members stay in their homes as they age.
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Bringing Baby Home

March 1, 2017

Debbi Bronson’s 30-year nursing career has always been about caring for families. She works tirelessly to help new parents succeed through the Building Healthy Families program in Williston, North Dakota, which was recognized as the Outstanding Rural Health Program for 2016.
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