176: A Conversation with Alicia Ekstrom

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This week on Rural Health Leadership Radio, we’re talking about recruiting in rural areas. We’re having that conversation with Alicia Ekstrom, Recruiting Specialist at The Chautauqua Center. “When it comes down to it, that’s what really sells individuals is that – the meaning behind it and the emotion and passion that I do have for the Chautauqua Center.” ~Alicia Ekstrom … Read More

175: A Conversation with Tee Faircloth

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This week on Rural Health Leadership Radio, we’re talking about turning around distressed industries. We’re having that conversation with Tee Faircloth, the Founder and CEO of Coordinated Care Inc. “Right now we’ve got a chance to really make a huge impact and really start to see this rural renaissance…” ~Tee Faircloth Tee is originally from a small town in Georgia, … Read More

174: A Conversation with David Bowyer

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This week on Rural Health Leadership Radio, we’re talking about pharmacy in rural areas. We’re having that conversation with David Bowyer, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Charleston, School of Pharmacy. “You have to be willing to take chances and be willing to stand up for what you believe in…” ~David Bowyer David is … Read More

173: A Conversation with Maggie Sauer

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This week on Rural Health Leadership Radio we’re talking about the work done through rural health organizations. We’re having that conversation with Maggie Sauer, Director of the State of North Carolina’s Office of Rural Health. “People are committed to their community, they’re committed to the people in their community, and people volunteer across the community.” ~Maggie Sauer The Office of … Read More

172: A Conversation About National Rural Health Day

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Happy National Rural Health Day! This week on Rural Health Leadership Radio, we have a special episode in celebration of National Rural Health Day.   “National Rural Health Day began as a way to positively recognize and celebrate the individuals and teams who give their very best selves in the name of rural health.” ~Karen Madden We’ll hear from several rural … Read More

171: A Conversation with Bill Sexton

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This week on Rural Health Leadership Radio we’re having a special conversation in recognition of Veterans Day by talking about military service and its connection to rural health. We’re having that conversation with Bill Sexton, past president of the National Rural Health Association and retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel. “As we would say in the military, boots on the ground … Read More

170: A Conversation with Michael Meit

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This week on Rural Health Leadership Radio we’re talking about the bridge between rural and public health. We’re having that conversation with Michael Meit, co-director of the NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis. “I am just blown away by our youth in our rural communities. They give me hope for the future. They excite me. They are out future … Read More

169: A Conversation with Romae Morgan

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This week on Rural Health Leadership Radio, we’re talking about health disparities in rural health. We’re having that conversation with Romae Morgan, recent graduate from the University of Florida. “I think the most forward step in rural communities and rural health is that the communities are moving forward.” ~Romae Morgan Romae grew up in Kingston, Jamaica and currently lives in … Read More

168: A Conversation with Randy McKinney

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This week on Rural Health Leadership Radio, we’re taking about healthcare management. We’re having that conversation with Randy McKinney, Rural Health Clinic Administrator at Bienville Family Clinic. “In these times, we have got to work together to get things done for the betterment of our community and for the health of our people.” ~Randy McKinney Randy is the Administrator at … Read More

167: A Conversation with Matthew Dalstrom

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This week on Rural Health Leadership Radio we’re talking about medical anthropology in healthcare. We’re having that conversation with Dr. Matthew Dalstrom, professor at Saint Anthony College of Nursing. “If we’re able to get them out into the community, we’re able to build this personal connection and empathy with patients that will improve overall patient care.” ~Dr. Matthew Dalstrom Dr. … Read More