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The Influence of a Place-Based Foundation and a Public University in Growing a Rural Health Workforce

Case study of a partnership between the JF Maddox Foundation, the University of New Mexico's Office for Community Health, a local community college, and local community hospitals in southeastern New Mexico to increase healthcare access through workforce recruitment, training, and health promotion efforts. Discusses the healthcare needs of the rapidly growing rural community of Hobbs, NM and describes outcomes and lessons learned from the private-public partnerships that responded to those needs.
Robert Reid, Evelyn Rising, Arthur Kaufman, et al.
Journal of Community Health, 44(2), 292-296
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Access · Community and faith-based initiatives · Health workforce education and training · Philanthropy · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · New Mexico