Growing Up Rural [Podcast]
rural, MRHRC, Cutler, Muskie School, broadband, economy, mental health
This podcast, part II of the conversation with Drs. Ziller and Jonk of the Maine Rural Health Research Center, focuses on growing up in rural areas and how this impacts long-term physical and mental health. We discuss the connections between healthcare, broadband access, and economic opportunities, and the importance of investment in rural economies.
You can listen to Part I (Episode 3) at https://umainecenter.org/podcasts/how-did-we-get-here-rural-health-003/
Ziller E, Jonk Y. Growing up Rural. [Podcast]. 2019, September 17. Retrieved from https://umainecenter.org/podcasts/growing-up-rural-004/
Dr. Ziller is the Chair and Assistant Professor of Public Health at the University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School of Public Service where she teaches courses on health policy and the U.S healthcare system. She is also the Director of the Maine Rural Health Research Center, and has directed numerous studies on rural health access, coverage and health reform. Dr. Ziller has served on the editorial board of the Journal of Rural Health, and has won national awards for her contributions to this field. Dr. Jonk is an Associate Research Professor of Public Health at the University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School of Public Service, and is the Deputy Director of the Maine Rural Health Research Center. She specializes in rural health, access to health care and health insurance coverage.
Produced by the University of Maine Graduate and Professional Center, with help from WMPG