Thursday, November 7, 2013

2013 NOSORH National Rural Health Day Series

As it has in years past, NOSORH will join forces with representatives of various State Offices of Rural Health and its various National Rural Health Day partners to present a series of FREE webinars highlighting the good work being done across the nation to address rural health concerns.

       Noon EST: AgriSafe – Protecting the People Who Feed America
Natalie Roy, MPH, Executive Director, AgriSafe Network
Carolyn Sheridan, BSN, Clinical Director, AgriSafe Network
        1:00 PM EST: Rural 101 – The Basics of Rural Health
Kristine Sande, Program Director, Rural Assistance Center
           2:00 PM EST: Population Based Health and Health Promotion in Rural
Lynda Bergsma, Program Director, Arizona Center of Rural Health
Caroline Ford, Former Director, Nevada State Office of Rural Health
        3:00 PM EST: The Affordable Care Act in Rural America
Tom Morris, Associate Administrator, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Deepti Loharikar, Public Health Analyst, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Aaron Fischbach, Public Health Analyst, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
        4:00 PM EST: Resources for Recruitment, Networking, and Telehealth
Mike Shimmens, Executive Director, National Rural Recruitment and Retention Network
Rebecca Davis, Ph.D. Executive Director, National Cooperative of Health Networks Association Kathy Hsu Wibberly, Ph.D. Director, Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center

Plans are also being made for NOSORH to host a National Rural Health Day Press Conference/Celebration at the National Press Club in Washington, DC at 10:00 EST on Thursday, November 21.  Details will be provided once plans are finalized.

All of these webinars (including the National Rural Health Day Press Conference/Celebration) will be recorded and made available to the public at: and shortly after their conclusion.

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