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What Works for Rural: From Research to Reality

Atlanta, GA

HRSA, CDC, NNPHI and Georgia Health Policy Center

HRSA’s Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, CDC’s Office of the Associate Director for Policy, the National Network of Public Health Institutes, and the Georgia Health Policy Center at Georgia State University are convening an invite-only Rural Health Disparities Workshop:  “What Works for Rural?  From Research to Reality.”

This workshop is a tremendous opportunity to learn from each other about disparities in the five leading causes of death for rural communities – what works and what may not in terms of addressing them, and what’s needed in terms of research and practical application.  The day-and-a-half workshop is also intended to provide participants more information about existing resources and tools that can be helpful when adapting interventions to the needs of rural communities.

The draft agenda for the workshop is available, as well as a list of participating organizations.  Additional reading materials related to the workshop include:

Please check back to this event listing periodically for updated content.

For hotel reservations at the Marriott Century Center, 2000 Century Blvd NE, Atlanta, please use this link.  Bus transportation will be available to shuttle participants between the CDC facility and the hotel.  For additional questions about logistics, please contact Scott Miller at CDC or Megan Meacham at HRSA.

 

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