209: A Special Episode or Rural Health Leadership Radio: 4th Anniversary

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This week on Rural Health Leadership Radio we are celebrating our 4th anniversary of being on the air. “Our mission is to improve the world by engaging rural health leaders in conversations, learning and research.” ~Bill Auxier, Ph.D. To celebrate our 4th anniversary, this special edition of Rural Health Leadership radio will share its “Top 10 List,” the 10 most … Read More

208: A Conversation with Cheri Fast & Charlotte Halverson

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This week on Rural Health Leadership Radio we are having a conversation about an educational opportunity for nurses and the perils of working in agriculture. We’re having that conversation with Cheri Fast and Charlotte Halverson, who are Registered Nurses with AgriSafe. “The potential for danger is so great in farming and ranching and is so overlooked” -Cheri Fast, RN Cheri … Read More

207: A Conversation with Dr. Hannah Wenger

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This week on Rural Health Leadership Radio we are having a conversation with Dr. Hannah Wenger, a clinical care specialist on the Rosebud Indian Reservation, and faculty member at Massachusetts General Hospital. Hannah is a physician who is passionate about providing culturally relevant care to the residents of the community she serves. “What does allopathic medicine have to do with … Read More

206: A Conversation with Brian Lee

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This week on Rural Health Leadership Radio we are talking about Caregiver Heroes and the impact of kindness.  We are having that conversation with Brian Lee, the creator of Caregiver Heroes. “Our vision for healthcare is kindness care everywhere” ~ Brian Lee Brian has been a professional speaker for over 36 years. He has authored 8 books, including Skillful Communication with … Read More

205: A Conversation with John Cullen, MD

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This week on Rural Health Leadership Radio we are talking about how health care is a core function of the community and how it defines that community. We are having that conversation with Dr. John Cullen, Board Chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians, and a full scope family physician practicing in the frontier community of Valdez, Alaska. “Health … Read More

204: A Conversation with Bill Reger-Nash

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This week on Rural Health Leadership Radio we are talking about foundations of wellness. We are having that conversation with Bill Reger-Nash, EdD, Professor Emeritus, at the School of Public Health, West Virginia University. “Mindfulness is learning to be more present moment by moment nonjudgmentally and all of us could use a good dose in being more aware and more … Read More

203: A Conversation with Randy Wykoff, MD

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This week on Rural Health Leadership Radio we are talking about breaking the intergenerational cycles of poverty and education, and any other continuous cycle that has a negative impact on health and wellbeing. We are having that conversation with Dr. Randy Wykoff, Dean of the College of Public Health, and Director of the Center for Rural Health Research, at East … Read More

202: A Conversation with Chris Molaro

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This week on Rural Health Leadership Radio we are talking about bridging the divide between behavioral health and physical health to promote access across the care continuum. We are having that conversation with Chris Molaro, CEO & Co-Founder of NeuroFlow. “We try to solve the problem of access and engagement with behavioral healthcare.” ~Chris Molaro Chris Molaro is the CEO … Read More

201: A Conversation with Josh Martin

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This week on Rural Health Leadership Radio we are talking about the transformation of care. We are having that conversation with Josh Martin, CEO of Summit Pacific Medical Center, a Critical Access Hospital in Elma, Washington. “We set a very bold vision that through Summit Care, we will build one of the healthiest communities in the nation.” ~Josh Martin Josh … Read More

200: A Conversation with Drew Hooper

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This week on Rural Health Leadership Radio we are talking about the importance of the relationship between the hospital board and the hospital CEO. We are having that conversation with Andrew “Drew” Hooper, Chairman of the Board at Summit Pacific Medical Center, a Critical Access Hospital in Elma, Washington. “There are generally two problems that organizations see when it comes … Read More