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Evaluation of a Potential New Health Sciences School at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke to Meet the Needs of the Region and State

Description
Results of a study exploring the feasibility of establishing a School of Health Sciences and Health Care in Robeson County, a rural high-poverty area ranked among the worst for health outcomes in North Carolina in 2016. Features statistics on the North Carolina workforce and education programs in optometry, occupational therapy, nutrition and dietetics, as well as physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
Author(s)
Julie C. Spero, Thomas J. Bacon, Evan M. Galloway, et al.
Date
12/2017
Type
Document
Organization
The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research
Tagged as
County-by-county data · Health workforce education and training · Health workforce supply and demand · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Occupational therapy · Physician assistants · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · North Carolina