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Rural Health
News by Topic: Research methods and resources

Nov 18, 2021 - Describes Oklahoma State University's Rural Renewal Initiative, a research partnership based in 2 rural counties that examines the benefits of telehealth EMS care, youth leadership development, soil health, and other rural-specific research projects. Describes the program's efforts to engage with and include rural communities in the research process.
Source: The Daily Yonder
Nov 17, 2021 - Describes research efforts of the National Institute on Aging to examine rural health disparities and the impacts of place and environmental factors on morbidity and mortality, and announces a virtual seminar on Structural-Level Determinants of Rural Health Disparities hosted by the National Institutes of Health that will take place on November 18, 2021.
Source: National Institutes of Health
Nov 1, 2021 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service is requesting approval for a field test of its annual household food study. This survey was last completed in 2012-13 and will be used to determine food and nutrition choices, the reason for those choices, and to inform the administration of government food programs. Comments on the survey are due by January 3, 2022.
Source: Federal Register
Oct 25, 2021 - Announces the launch of the Center for Indigenous Innovation and Health Equity, a research partnership that will investigate health disparities and inequities in American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander populations. Describes the focus of the center on Indigenous models of health paired with data collection and the ways that addressing health disparities can improve the lives of Indigenous communities.
Source: The Daily Yonder
Oct 12, 2021 - Blog post describing 2 projects that show the importance of planning and engagement of rural populations for research teams. Discusses the MyPlate dissemination project, a nutrition program in rural southeastern California, and the Cancer Center without Walls Community Advisory Board in southwest Virginia, examining how each project engages with rural communities to build strong relationships.
Source: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute