RHAT 24th Annual Conference (Click Here for Event Details)

  • November 14, 2018
  • 7:30 AM (EST)
  • November 16, 2018
  • 11:30 AM (EST)
  • Music Road Resort Hotel & Inn, Pigeon Forge, TN

24th Annual Rural Health Association Conference Presentations 

Poverty Simulation Information

Eric Harkness- The Changing Face of Rural Healthcare

Kurt Mosley- The Problem is Poverty

A1- Michael Oliver- Ending the Epidemic: Prevention Education in K12

A2- Wykoff & Beatty- Poverty and Health

A3-Savannah Morrow- School Wellness Policies and Their Impact on Student Health

A4- Bruce McCully- HIPAA Compliance Does NOT Work

B1- Melissa McGee- Adverse Childhood Experiences Impact on Physical and Mental

B3- Kimberly Estep- Cost-effective Employee Development Options for the Rural Healthcare Workforce
B4- Mariana Rodriguez- The State of Rural Tennessee's Health and Economic Conditions and the Policy Implications of Recent Statewide Elections

Paul Moore- Federal Office of Rural Health Policy Update

C1- Cynthia Chafin- Project SPARK: Physical Activity for Better Health and Academic Performance in Nine Rural Tennessee Schools

C2 - Ben Heavrin- The Opioid Epidemic in Tennessee: TennCare's Strategy

C3 - Chelsea Ridley- Nursing Home Civil Monetary Penalty Reinvestment Program

C4- Greg Thompson- Funding Your Telecom Needs

D1- Lori Paisley- SNAP and Poverty in Rural Tennessee

D3. Why should Rural Health Providers care about Cyber Security?

D2- Dr. Florence- The Culture of Rural Health

D4- Michelle Lombardo- Schools and Early Childhood Centers as Hubs for Community-wide Nutrition Education Programming

Awards Lunch Presentation
E1- Sarah Keel- Project Lifeline: Access Points to Recovery Support Services

E2- Kate Beatty- Opportunities and Challenges Facing Rural Public Health Agencies

E3- Bonnie Hinds- Lifestyle Education in Diabetes Care

E4- Kiriinya Mwirigi- Farmacy: Free Fruits and Vegetables Prescription Program

F1- Paisley & Williams- Telehealth: Partnerships to Expand Care

F2- John Madondo- Aging in Place- Challenges for Rural Tennessee

F3- Vanhook & Hubbard-  Rural Poverty-stricken First-time Moms and BSN partnerships: The story of NE Tennessee Nurse Family Partnership Program

F4- Elizabeth Goss- Win with Farm to School!

Alan Morgan- Federal Policy Update

Brooxie Carlton- Tennessee Economic Development

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