University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

Seven national rural health research centers, including Grand Forks Center for Rural Health, designated for 2012-2016

The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) has announced seven Rural Health Research Centers (RHRCs) for 2012-2016, not six as we reported on Wednesday. The amended and complete list, including the RUPRI Center for Rural Policy Analysis, follows:

  • Maine Rural Health Research Center
    Institution: University of Southern Maine
    Director: David Hartley
  • North Carolina Rural Health Research Center
    Institution: University of North Carolina
    Director: G. Mark Holmes
  • RUPRI Center for Rural Policy Analysis
    Institution: University of Iowa
    Director: Keith J. Mueller
  • Rural Health Reform Policy Research Center
    Partner Institutions: University of North Dakota; NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis
    Director: L. Gary Hart
  • South Carolina Rural Health Research Center
    Institution: University of South Carolina
    Director: Janice C. Probst
  • University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
    Institution: University of Minnesota
    Director: Ira Moscovice
  • WWAMI Rural Health Research Center
    Institution: University of Washington
    Director: Eric H. Larson

The RUPRI Center for Rural Policy Analysis has been funded by ORHP previously; the Rural Health Research Gateway website links to RUPRI publications dating back to 2000.

Detailed information about this new group of RHRCs - including areas of emphasis, profiles of key researchers, overviews of upcoming projects, and more - will be released over the next couple of weeks. Subscribe to our e-mail listserv for Research Alerts (see below), connect via Facebook, or follow @rhrgateway on Twitter to receive the latest information.

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