Improvements to Rural Health Care Through Patient-Centered Research

Dirksen Senate Building, G-11
50 Constitution Ave, NE
Washington, DC 20002
United States
Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Join Research!America and partners as we explore advances in patient centered research to improve delivery of care in rural areas. Panelists will share what makes health care delivery unique in rural areas and how patient-centered/community-based programs can lower the risk of heart disease and address other public health challenges.

Lunch will be served at this widely attended event.


Lisa Simpson, MB, BCh, MPH, FAAP
President and CEO, Academy Health


William Borden, MD (slides available here)
Chief Quality and Population Health Officer
George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates
Incoming chair of the American Heart Association Council on Quality Care and Outcomes Research
George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates

Maggie Elehwany, JD (slides available here)
Vice President of Government Affairs and Policy
National Rural Health Association

Debra Moser, PhD, RN, FAAN (slides available here)
Professor and Linda C. Gill Chair of Cardiovascular Nursing, Assistant Dean for the PhD Program and Scholarly Affairs, Director, RICH Heart Program
University of Kentucky, College of Nursing







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