Christopher M. Shea, PhD, MA, MPA

Rural Telehealth Research Center

Phone: 919.966.1938

Department of Health Policy and Management
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
1104F McGavran-Greenberg Hall
CB# 7411
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7411

Current Projects - (2)

  • Opportunities for Increasing Access to Maternal Telehealth Services
    Rural residents face barriers to healthcare access that contribute to higher maternal morbidity and infant mortality than in urban areas. This project will use nationally representative data to identify opportunities for increasing access to maternal health services via telehealth and implementation barriers to sustaining telehealth services.
    Research center: Rural Telehealth Research Center
    Topics: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), Health services, Healthcare access, Hospitals and clinics, Maternal health, Telehealth
  • Telehealth for Heart Attack and Stroke in Rural Hospitals
    The primary purpose of this project is to examine telehealth for heart attack and stroke in national samples of hospitals by reviewing trends and factors in adoption of these telehealth services and implementation strategies across levels of rurality.
    Research center: Rural Telehealth Research Center
    Topics: Emergency medical services and trauma, Telehealth

Completed Projects - (1)

Publications - (3)