Timothy Callaghan, PhD

Southwest Rural Health Research Center

Phone: 979.436.0960
Email: callaghan@tamu.edu

Healthy Policy & Management Department
Texas A&M University
School of Public Health
1266 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-1266


Completed Projects - (2)

  • Community Health Worker Roles, Regulation and Growth in Rural America
    This study looked at the role of Community Health Workers in improving access to healthcare services in rural and urban environments. The project focused on the growing and changing roles of these influential actors and how their responsibilities vary based on setting (hospital, clinic, community, etc.), location (rural vs. urban), and regulations.
    Research center: Southwest Rural Health Research Center
    Topics: Health disparities and health equity, Healthcare access
  • How Well are We Doing Meeting Healthy People 2020 Mortality Objectives at Midterm? Rural v. Urban Differences
    The purpose of this project was to conduct a midterm examination of urban versus rural disparities in meeting Healthy People 2020 mortality objectives for the top 10 leading causes of death in the U.S. utilizing existing secondary databases.
    Research center: Southwest Rural Health Research Center
    Topics: Chronic diseases and conditions, Health disparities and health equity

Publications - (9)