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Brad Gibbens, MPA
Acting Director and Assistant Professor

Brad Gibbens is the acting director of the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine & Health Sciences and an assistant professor at the School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks.

Brad is also active in the state and nationally:

  • UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, By-Laws Committee
  • National Rural Health Association, member (Statewide Health Constituency Group, Policy Congress)
  • National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health, former board member
  • North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp's Health Advisory Committee
  • Planning Committee of North Dakota Interim Health Reform Review Legislative Committee

Projects

Most Recent Publications & Presentations

Population Health Within a Rural Health Context
Presented on February 16, 2022 at the Nursing 830 Clinical Applications Class, North Dakota State University College of Nursing
Project: State Office of Rural Health
Author(s): Gibbens, B.
Date: February 2022
Type: Presentation
Population Health: Equity, Disparities, and Rural Health
Presented on February 15, 2022 at the Nursing 565 Rural Populations and Rural Health Class, University of North Dakota College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines
Project: State Office of Rural Health
Author(s): Gibbens, B.
Date: February 2022
Type: Presentation
Understanding Rural Communities: What Makes them Unique and Why It Matters in Medical and Health Sciences Education
Presented on Oct 28, 2021 at the Faculty Development Series, University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Author(s): Gibbens, B.
Date: October 2021
Type: Presentation
Want Me to Write a Grant? The Basics of Grant Writing
Presented on September 22, 2021 at the Nursing 590 Directed Studies in Nutrition Class, University of North Dakota College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines
Project: State Office of Rural Health
Author(s): Gibbens, B.
Date: September 2021
Type: Presentation
Understanding Rural Communities: What Makes Them Unique and Why It Matters in Medical and Health Sciences Education
Presented on Apr 15, 2021 at the Faculty Development Series, University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Project: State Office of Rural Health
Author(s): Gibbens, B.
Date: April 2021
Type: Presentation