Southwest Rural Health Research Center

The Southwest Rural Health Research Center seeks to meet the needs of special rural populations, understand distinctive health needs of minority populations, eliminate or reduce health disparities in those populations, and build, maintain, and evaluate the capacity of rural health systems and health services delivery.

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About the Research Center

The Southwest Rural Health Research Center (SRHRC) represents Texas A&M School of Public Health as a nationally funded and recognized rural health research center. It is also home to Rural Healthy People. Its unique combination of faculty strengths in health policy, health economics, long-term care, aging, health law, epidemiology and biostatistics, and chronic disease enable the SRHRC to address the needs of rural, underserved populations across Texas and the nation.

The SRHRC seeks to meet the needs of special rural populations, understand distinctive health needs of minority populations, eliminate or reduce health disparities in those populations, and build, maintain, and evaluate the capacity of rural health systems and health services delivery.

Research History

The Rural Health Research Centers are funded by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP). Currently, Centers are funded through a four-year cooperative agreement. This research Center has produced research products funded by FORHP during the following years.

  • 2017 - current
  • 2002 - 2005