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Per Ostmo, MPA
Senior Outreach Coordinator

Per Ostmo is a senior outreach coordinator with the Center for Rural Health at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks.

Projects

Most Recent Publications & Presentations

Rural Health Research: Gateway's Top Three Countdown, 2023
The Rural Health Research Gateway is funded by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy with the primary purpose of sharing the work of the federally-funded Rural Health Research Centers. These annual website analytics offer a glimpse into the public's rural health research interests.
Project: Rural Health Research Gateway
Author(s): Ostmo, P.
Date: July 2023
Type: Fact Sheet
Rural Health Research Recap - Rural Hospital Closures: 2023 Update
From 2005 through 2022, 186 rural hospitals either closed completely or converted to facilities that no longer provide in-patient care. This recap explores the current state of rural hospital closures in the U.S.
Project: Rural Health Research Gateway
Author(s): Ostmo, P.
Date: June 2023
Type: Fact Sheet
Rural Health Research Recap - Travel Burden to Receive Health Care
This recap examines research regarding travel concerns to receive healthcare, looking at the differences between rural and urban residents, and barriers they may encounter.
Project: Rural Health Research Gateway
Author(s): Ostmo, P., Rosencrans, J.
Date: October 2022
Type: Fact Sheet
Rural Health Research Recap - Aging in Place
This recap looks at the percentage of older adults (65 and older) who live in rural counties compared to urban counties, and how their living situations can be impacted.
Project: Rural Health Research Gateway
Author(s): Ostmo, P., Rosencrans, J.
Date: October 2022
Type: Fact Sheet
Rural Health Research Recap - Maternal Health Disparities: An Intersection of Race and Rurality
This recap examines the shortage of obstetric services and racial/ethnic disparities surrounding maternal and infant health.
Project: Rural Health Research Gateway
Author(s): Ostmo, P., Rosencrans, J.
Date: October 2022
Type: Fact Sheet