CRH Staff Participate in Dakota Conference
Jun 18, 2019
Several staff members from the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences presented at the 34th Annual Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health. The event was held June 11-13 in Minot, North Dakota.
CRH Staff Presentations
- Lynette Dickson, associate director of the CRH, and Julie Reiten, project coordinator at the CRH, were among those presenting on Project ECHO: Bridging the Gap in Healthcare to Provide Training, Tools, and Support to Rural Providers.
- CRH Director Gary Hart gave a presentation titled An Introduction to the New Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DaCCoTA).
- Shawnda Schroeder, a research associate professor at the CRH, presented on Measuring Social Stigma in North Dakota around Mental Health Disorders.
In addition, Dickson, CRH Deputy Director Brad Gibbens, Senior Project Coordinator Jody Ward, and CRH Workforce Specialist Stacy Kusler, facilitated buzz sessions. These small-group discussions covered a variety of topics, including policy, grant seeking, quality improvement in healthcare, and healthcare workforce recruitment and retention.
A special thanks goes to Kylie, Julie R., Michelle, AK, Amy, and Shawn for all their work in making the conference a success!