CRH Staff Present at National Rural Health Association Conference
May 12, 2021
Two members of the Center for Rural Health (CRH) staff were presenters at the 44th Annual Rural Health Conference hosted by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). The event, held virtually May 4-7, included more than 80 innovative, practical, and cost-saving sessions that were presented to people across the country who are actively working to better healthcare in rural communities.
CRH staff gave four presentations during the conference:
- Shawnda Schroeder, PhD, principal investigator of the Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center, presented Educating Providers and Community on Rural Mental Health and Addressing Farm Stress and Rural Mental Health.
- Schroeder also presented Rural Health Research Generating Real and Local Change with Katy Backes Kozhimannil, PhD, with the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center, and Carrie Cochran-McClain, with NRHA, on behalf of the Rural Health Research Gateway.
- Per Ostmo, BA, outreach specialist with the Rural Health Research Gateway, presented Racial and Ethnic Rural Health Disparities with Erin Towner, with the Health Resources and Services Administration, and Jan Eberth, PhD, with the University of South Carolina.