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News stories from the past 60 days.

May 10, 2022 - Announces the Taking Action: National Rural Substance Use Disorder Health Equity and Stigma Summit scheduled for May 18-20 and hosted by the University of Rochester Recovery Center of Excellence, with free virtual and in-person attendance options. Describes the work of the UR Recovery Center of Excellence to convene experts and individuals with knowledge of substance use disorder (SUD), and highlights the organization's training efforts to support SUD treatment and suicide prevention.
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center
May 10, 2022 - Podcast series highlighting the life and career of Dr. L. Thomas Wolff, a Family Practice physician in rural New York. Episodes cover Dr. Wolff's medical education, his military service in the Army Medical Corps, his professional work at the local, state, and national levels, and ongoing rural health workforce efforts in New York.
Source: Health Workforce NY
Apr 27, 2022 - Highlights a study of vacant houses in New York State and the potential for rural communities to assign local leaders and firefighters the role of code enforcement officer to avoid allowing vacant houses to deteriorate and preserve housing stock. Notes the creative strategies that several rural New York communities have used to build code enforcement capacity.
Source: The Daily Yonder

Last Updated: 5/10/2022