Health and Healthcare in Frontier Areas – Organizations
American Public Health Association Rural and Frontier Health Committee
Committee of APHA's Medical Care Section focused on the
health challenges and needs of people living in rural and
frontier areas. For information, contact Barbara Levin at
BarbL11@aol.com or Cody Mullen at email@example.com.
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Coordinates activities related to rural healthcare within
the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Part of
the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
Focuses on matters affecting rural hospitals and
healthcare, coordinating activities within the department
that relate to rural healthcare, and maintaining a national
National Center for Frontier Communities
The national organization dedicated to the issues and concerns of frontier communities. Serves as a national clearinghouse, conducts research, informs policy, and provides education on issues of importance to frontier communities.