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Nov 22, 2023 - Interviews 3 former National Rural Health Association Rural Health Fellows about their experiences in the program and the impact on their careers.
Source: Rural Health Voices
Nov 17, 2023 - Notice from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announcing its intent to establish an Advisory Committee on Long COVID. The Committee will help inform executive branch actions on Long COVID and associated conditions, focusing on health equity. HHS also invites nominations of individuals to serve on the Committee. Specific areas of expertise are being sought from Long COVID and related groups, professional associations, disability and chronic illness groups, public health and related groups, healthcare and social providers, employee and employer-related groups, research, and non-voting industry representatives. Nominations are due by January 16, 2024.
Source: Federal Register
Nov 9, 2023 - Announcement of a webinar on November 17th discussing the application process for the Public Health Associate Program from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Source: Office of Rural Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Nov 8, 2023 - The Census Bureau is seeking nominations to serve on the National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic and Other Populations (NAC). The NAC provides advice to the Director of the Census Bureau on the economic, housing, demographic, socioeconomic, linguistic, technological, methodological, geographic, behavioral, and operational variables affecting the cost, accuracy, and implementation of Census Bureau programs and surveys, including the decennial census. The committee aims to have balanced representation among its members in terms of geography, age, sex, race, ethnicity, technical expertise, community involvement, and knowledge of Census Bureau programs. Nominations are due by January 10, 2024.
Source: Federal Register
Oct 31, 2023 - Describes a program designed to support Nevada Native students in pursuing careers in biomedical and health sciences. Notes that tribal communities experience health disparities and health fields need more tribal members with knowledge of tribal culture. The program currently begins at the university level and can extend through a student's professional career. Plans are being made to offer the program at the community college level.
Source: Nevada Today
Oct 27, 2023 - The National Rural Health Association has announced the 2024 class of Rural Health Fellows. The 17 chosen fellows will attend the NRHA Rural Health Policy Institute and present policy papers developed during the fellowship.
Source: Rural Health Voices
Oct 19, 2023 - Call for experts to participate in a workshop on research needs for harm reduction strategies for people who use drugs. Areas of expertise include opioid use disorder, harm reduction strategies, drug data collection and program evaluation, drug policy, and lived experience. The deadline to submit nominations is October 25th.
Source: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine