Topics: Research methods and resources

For more information and resources, see RHIhub’s Conducting Rural Health Research, Needs Assessment, and Program Evaluation topic guide.

The Rural-ness of Social Isolation: Information from Recent Public Health Research

Dr. Carrie Henning-Smith presenting research findings.


Considered social determinants of health, social isolation and loneliness impact health. The University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center’s Deputy Director, Dr. Carrie Henning-Smith, explains how these determinants impact rural Americans based on information from her team’s recent studies.

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July 10, 2019

An Interview with Tom Morris

Tom Morris


Tom Morris, the director of the Office of Rural Health Policy, discusses major developments at ORHP in the 12 years he’s been there and upcoming changes, including the return of telehealth.

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February 12, 2010