Rural Health in Maine and America vs. the World
rural, MRHRC, Cutler, rural health, health professions, public health, public policy, world health
This third and final conversation with Drs. Ziller and Jonk explores the status of rural health in Maine and other U.S. communities, and how it compares to rural communities in other countries. Drs. Ziller and Jonk also discuss the different people and professions who are working to solve these challenges today and how we are educating public health and policy professionals for the future.
You can listen to Part I (Episode 3) at https://umainecenter.org/podcasts/how-did-we-get-here-rural-health-003/ and Part II (Episode 4) at 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. As a health economist, she specializes in rural health, access to health care and health insurance coverage.
Ziller E, Jonk Y. Rural Health in Maine and America vs. the World. [Podcast]. 2019, September 24. Retrieved from https://umainecenter.org/podcasts/rural-health-in-maine-america-005/