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Oral Health in Rural Communities News

News stories from the past 60 days.

Submit Rural Oral Health Care Articles for NRHA Journal
Feb 27, 2018 - Press release from the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) announcing that their Journal of Rural Health is seeking submissions focused on the integration of rural oral health in primary care.
Source: National Rural Health Association
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A Conversation with Mark Deutchman
Feb 20, 2018 - Radio interview with Mark Deutchman, M.D., a professor in the University of Colorado School of Medicine's Department of Family Medicine with faculty appointments in the School of Dental Medicine and the School of Public Health, the founding director of the School of Medicine's Rural Track, and the Executive Director of the Colorado Area Health Education Center Program Office. Discussion includes oral health and primary care integration, oral health access in rural areas, and the importance of primary care providers in rural areas, among other things.
Source: Rural Health Leadership Radio
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Rural Oral Health Summit Presents the Problem, Looks for Answers
Feb 12, 2018 - Details Campbell University Public Health program's Rural Oral Health Summit, which focused on the importance of care, high demand for providers, the impact of factors like poverty, dental insurance, and community resources.
Source: Campbell University
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Summit Will Highlight Oral Health Issues Facing Rural Areas
Jan 24, 2018 - Highlights Campbell University's Public Health Department's Rural Oral Health Summit, which is intended to help raise awareness about dental health disparities in rural areas. This summit, to be held on February 10, 2018, is part of a larger university commitment to rural communities.
Source: Campbell University
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Last Updated: 2/27/2018