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Jon Starkweather, PhD - Bio Sketch

Jonathan (Jon) Starkweather is a research coordinator at the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks.

Jon graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of South Florida. He earned a master's degree in clinical psychology from Mississippi State University. He earned a PhD in experimental psychology from the University of North Texas.

Before coming to the CRH, Jon worked as a research and statistical support consultant at the University of North Texas.


Established in 1980, the CRH is one of the nation’s most experienced rural health organizations. It has developed a full complement of programs to assist researchers, educators, policymakers, healthcare providers, and most important, rural residents to address changing rural environments by identifying and researching rural health issues, analyzing health policy, strengthening local capabilities, developing community-based alternatives, and advocating for rural concerns.