Faculty and students at the NCRHP are passionate about rural health issues, policy and advocacy. Read some of the powerful research driving our efforts to address rural health inequities and improve access to health care in rural and underserved urban communities.
Major Milestone: We currently have RECORD number of ONE HUNDRED Rural Medical Education (RMED) Students currently enrolled across all four years of medical school! ... See MoreSee Less
Congratulations, Dr. Rosenberger!
Rural Nursing Poster Wins Award at International Conference
Congratulations to Kelly D. Rosenberger, DNP, APRN, CNM, WHNP-BC, FAANP, and Kathleen Sparbel, PhD, FNP-BC, for winning the Poster Award at the International Rural Nursing Conference. Their poster was entitled “Capacity-Building to Prepare APRNs for Interprofessional Collaboration in Rural Health.”
Dr. Rosenberger is director of the Rockford College of Nursing Regional Campus and the founder and director of the Rural Nursing Program (RNURSING). She is also a clinical assistant professor in the UIC College of Nursing Department of Human Development Nursing Science and in the UIC College of Medicine Department of Family and Community Medicine.
Dr. Sparbel is director of the UIC College of Nursing Quad Cities Campus and a clinical associate professor in the CON Department of Population Health Nursing Science.
The purpose of this conference sponsored by the Rural Nurse Organization is to convene rural healthcare nurses and other health professionals, researchers, educators, and leaders to discuss various topics of importance to rural health, including historical contributions. ... See MoreSee Less
Please join us in welcoming Dana Jungbauer, MD, as she begins her new role as a Research Specialist with the National Center for Rural Health Professions and Illinois Area Health Education Centers - AHEC Network. Dr. Jungbauer previously worked at NCRHP as our very first International Research Scholar upon her completion of medical school at the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands. We are thrilled to welcome her to our team full time in her new role! ... See MoreSee Less
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- ICAHN to Offer Eight-Month Leadership Development ProgramAugust 19, 2020 - 8:57 pm
The Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) is now accepting application for the Rural Health Fellowship, an 8-month leadership development program for senior-level healthcare leaders. The program focuses on four key pillars: rural health, operations, finance, and leadership. “The program will give participants a deeper appreciation for what sets rural healthcare apart from urban and […]