Exploring Rural Health Podcast
A monthly podcast focused on current issues in rural healthcare and population health. Hear from the leaders and experts at the local, state, and national level who are coming up with solutions to help meet rural communities’ needs.
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Rural Hospitals and the New Rural Emergency Hospital Designation,
with Janice Walters
An interview with Janice Walters, Chief Operating Officer of the Rural Health Redesign Center.
- Telehealth and the Expiration of COVID-19 Public Health
Emergency, with Kathy Wibberly
An interview with Kathy Wibberly, Director of the Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center
Availability of Behavioral Health Providers and
Services in Rural Areas, with Holly Andrilla
An interview with Holly Andrilla, Deputy Director of the WWAMI Rural Health Research Center.
Health Equity in Rural America, Part 2: The Two Georgias
Initiative, with Lisa Medellin, Arlene Parker Goldson, and Tara Gardner
An interview with Lisa Medellin, Director of Programs for the Healthcare Georgia Foundation, Arlene Parker Goldson, health consultant for the Partnership for Southern Equity, and Tara Gardner, project coordinator for the Two Georgias coalition in Clay County, Georgia.
Health Equity in Rural America, with Alana Knudson,
Luciana Rocha, and Paula Swepson
An interview with Alana Knudson, Director of NORC’s Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis, along with Luciana Rocha, Senior Research Scientist at NORC’s Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis, and Paula Swepson, Executive Director of the West Marion Community Forum Inc.
- Health Insurance in Rural Communities, with Abigail
Barker and Timothy McBride
An interview with Abigail Barker, Research Assistant Professor, Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis; co-Investigator, Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI) Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis and Timothy McBride, Bernard Becker Professor, Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis; co-Investigator, Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI) Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis.
- Obesity in Rural America, with Jennifer Conner and Jason
An interview with Jennifer Conner, DrPH, an associate professor with the Delta Population Health Institute at the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University, and Jason Lofton, MD, a family physician in De Queen, Arkansas at the Lofton Family Clinic.
- Family Physicians and Maternal Health in Rural
America, with Julie Wood and Zita Magloire
An interview with Julie Wood, MD, senior vice president of research, science and health of the public at the American Academy of Family Physicians, and Zita Magloire, MD, a practicing family physician in Cairo, Georgia.
- Obstetricians, Gynecologists, and Maternal Health in
Rural America, with Anne Banfield
An interview with Anne Banfield, MD, physician administrative and clinical director at Women's Health at Leonardtown in Maryland, and member of the foundation board of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
- Hospitals and Maternal Health in Rural America,
with John Supplitt, Aisha Syeda, Virginia Uhlenkamp, and Ashleigh Wiederin
An interview with John Supplitt and Aisha Syeda from the American Hospital Association, and Virginia Uhlenkamp and Ashleigh Wiederin from St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll, Iowa.
- The Impact of Adverse and Positive Childhood Experiences on Rural
Children, with Elizabeth Crouch
An interview with Elizabeth Crouch, PhD, director of the Rural and Minority Health Research Center.
- Palliative Care — More Than Just Hospice, with Karla
Weng and Pat Justis
An interview with Karla Weng, Senior Program Manager for Stratis Health, and Pat Justis, Director of the Washington State Office of Rural Health.
- Travel Burden for Healthcare among Rural Populations with
Marvellous Akinlotan and Alva Ferdinand
An interview with Alva Ferdinand, DrPH, JD, director of the Southwest Rural Health Research Center, and Marvellous Akinlotan, PhD, research assistant professor at the SRHRC.
- Partnering for Rural Transportation with
Alisa Druzba and Steve Workman
An interview with Alisa Druzba, director of New Hampshire Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, and Steve Workman, director of Transport New Hampshire.
Public Transportation’s Role in Rural
Healthcare Access with Carol Wright Kenderdine
An interview with Carol Wright Kenderdine, the director of Easter Seals Transportation Group, and co-director of the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center.
Insights on Educating the Rural Nursing
Workforce with Jan Probst
An interview with Jan Probst, PhD, Director Emerita at the Rural and Minority Health Research Center.