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Filling the Gap: USDA, Utility Co-ops Working to Bring Badly Needed Dental Services to Rural Iowans

Description
Features the Fulfilling Iowa's Need for Dentists (FIND) program funded by USDA Rural Development via pass-through loans to several telephone and electric cooperatives to provide dental care to Iowa's rural communities. Details the development of FIND and the ways in which it helps place dentists in underserved areas.
Author(s)
Darin Leach
Citation
Rural Cooperatives, 85(1), 12-13, 43
Date
01/2018
Type
Document
Organization
USDA Rural Development
Tagged as
Community and economic development · Health disparities · Oral health · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Iowa