Kate Beatty, PhD

Rural Health Equity Research Center

Phone: 423.439.4482
Email: beattyk@etsu.edu

Department of Health Services Management & Policy
East Tennessee State University
156 South Dossett Drive
College of Public Health, Lamb Hall Suite 42F
Johnson City, TN 37614


Current Projects - (1)

  • Examining the Burden of Public Stigma Associated with Mental Illness in the Rural U.S.
    This project will quantitatively examine the burden of public stigma associated with mental illness in rural versus nonrural communities using a nationally representative panel-based survey. Findings will inform strategies aimed at reducing stigma and improving the lives of those experiencing mental illness in rural communities.
    Research center: Rural Health Equity Research Center
    Topics: Health services, Mental and behavioral health