Cason D. Schmit, JD
Healthy Policy & Management Department
Texas A&M University
School of Public Health
College Station, TX 77843-1266
Current Projects - (1)
Evaluating the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy's Community-Based Division Funding Programs: Does the Performance Improvement and Measurement Systems (PIMS) Database Adequately Capture Impact
This project will examine three types of Federal Office of Rural Health Policy Community-Based Division programs to determine whether the Performance Improvement and Measurement Systems captures the programs' impact and goals as set forth in their respective notices of funding opportunities.
Research center: Southwest Rural Health Research Center
Topic: Legislation and regulation
Publications - (1)
Community Health Worker Roles and Responsibilities in Rural and Urban America
Southwest Rural Health Research Center
The primary aim of this study was to understand the evolving profession of community health workers (CHWs) in the U.S. Through focus groups in rural and urban regions of four states, we explored CHW roles and responsibilities, the growing professionalization of the field, and evolving interactions between CHWs and other care providers.