Mariana Story Tuttle, MPH

University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center

Phone: 612.626.8401
Email: tuttl090@umn.edu

University of Minnesota
2221 University Ave. SE, Suite 350
Minneapolis, MN 55414


Publications - (5)

  • Access to Specialty Care for Medicare Beneficiaries in Rural Communities
    Policy Brief
    University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 12/2019
    Access to care is a challenge in many rural communities for both primary care services and specialty care services. We present findings from an online survey of Rural Health Clinics describing access issues for rural Medicare beneficiaries in seeking care from specialty care providers.
  • Loss of Hospital-based Obstetric Services in Rural Counties in the United States, 2004-2018
    University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 07/2020
    The purpose of this infographic is to show the loss of hospital-based obstetric services from 2004-2018 and how this differs by county type (micropolitan vs. noncore).
  • Rates of Living Alone by Rurality and Age
    University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 04/2020
    In this infographic, we identify rates of living alone for all adults and within specific age groups using two classifications of rurality.
  • Supporting the Health and Wellbeing of Middle-Aged Adults Living Alone in Rural Counties
    University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 06/2020
    This report shares insights from healthcare providers in 14 rural counties with the highest rates of middle-aged adults living alone in order to inform policy and practice in how best to support the health and well-being of this demographic.
  • Unequal Distribution of COVID‐19 Risk Among Rural Residents by Race and Ethnicity
    University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 05/2020
    COVID‐19 is laying bare inequities in health and healthcare that have existed for centuries in the U.S. Just as COVID‐19 risk is not equally distributed across the general population, neither is it equally distributed within rural areas. We discuss these issues and offer specific policy recommendations in this commentary.