Research Alert: January 25, 2024

Webinar Recording Available: Rural Healthy People 2030 - Charting a Course for Rural Health Over the Next Decade

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Rural Healthy People 2030 is a companion to the federal Healthy People 2030 program designed to set health promotion and disease prevention goals for the United States over the next decade. Relying on data from a national survey of rural stakeholders, Rural Healthy People 2030 works to identify the most important Healthy People priorities for rural America, as identified by rural stakeholders, for the current decade.

This presentation reported on the findings from Rural Healthy People 2030. It identified the most important health topics for rural communities over the next decade and how rural health priorities have changed over the three decades of the Rural Healthy People initiative. The presentation reported on the Rural Healthy People 2030 edited volume and concluded by considering the best course for improving rural health over the next decade.


Timothy Callaghan, PhD
Former Director of Evaluation for the Southwest Rural Health Research Center

Alva Ferdinand, DrPH, JD
Director of the Southwest Rural Health Research Center

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