Rural Health Research Centers and Analysis Initiatives

The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) currently funds eight rural health research centers and three rural health policy analysis initiatives. In previous funding cycles, FORHP has also funded individual researchers and other research centers. See projects currently in progress by all centers.

Current Research Centers & Areas of Expertise

Maine Rural Health Research Center logo Maine Rural Health Research Center
Health Insurance and the Uninsured, Long Term Services and Supports, Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), Mental Health, Substance Abuse
North Carolina Rural Health Research Center logo North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center
Medicare, Medicaid and S-CHIP, Health Care Financing, Health Policy
RHRPRC logo North Dakota and NORC Rural Health Reform Policy Research Center
Health Policy, Health Services, Frontier health, Workforce
RUPRI logo RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
Health Policy, Medicare, Medicare Advantage (MA), Health Insurance and the Uninsured, Health Services
South Carolina Rural Health Research Center logo South Carolina Rural Health Research Center
Health Disparities, Minority Health, Health Services
telehealth Telehealth Focused Rural Health Research Center
Telehealth, Health Information Technology, Technology
Minnesota Rural Health Research Center logo University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Quality, Health Information Technology, Health Services
WWAMI Rural Health Research Center logo WWAMI Rural Health Research Center
Workforce, Health Services

Individual Researchers

The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy has supported rural health research conducted by individual researchers through the (currently inactive) One-Year Rural Health Research Grant Program:

Policy Analysis Initiatives