Northern Border Regional Commission State and Region Chartbooks: A Health-Focused Landscape Analysis

Duration: approximately minutes

During this webinar, Dr. Katherine Ahrens described a project compiling the most recent publicly available data related to health and healthcare access at the county-level and state-level for the Northern Border Region: ME, NH, NY, and VT. Dr. Ahrens discussed healthcare professional shortage areas and highlighted counties with worse health outcomes, as compared to the rest of the counties in the region.


Katherine Ahrens, PhD, MPH

Dr. Katherine Ahrens is an epidemiologist and assistant research professor in the Public Health Program at the University of Southern Maine Muskie School of Public Service. Her research focuses on maternal and child health. She is also the co-investigator from Maine for the Medicaid Outcomes Distributed Research Network and a research investigator at the Maine Rural Health Research Center.

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