Rural Health Week Nov. 18-22

The UNTHSC Texas Rural Health Associations invites you to Rural Health Week! Come listen to speakers from across Texas as they promote rural medicine. Then, join us for
games, food, football and FUN on the MET lawn for an end of the week celebration! The events of the week include:

Monday Nov. 18, 12 – 1 PM EAD 108
“Rural Texas Health Update” John Henderson, President/CEO
Texas Organization of Rural and CommunityHospitals (TORCH)

Tuesday Nov. 19, 12 – 1 PM EAD 108
“Border Health Initiatives” Ronald J Dutton, PhD
Director of the Office of Border Public Health, Division of Regional & Local Health Operations, Department of State Health Services

Wednesday Nov. 20, 12 – 1 PM EAD 108
“TeleMedicine for Rural Health and Beyond” Becky Jones Bounds, MSN, RN-BC
Program Manager, TexLa Telehealth Resource Center

Thursday Nov. 21, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM MET 125
“State Office Proclamation & Speech” – Shari Wyatt, Rural Health Specialist, State Office of Rural Health, Texas Department of Agriculture
“An Overview of the TRHA & Opportunities for Funding Assistance through the AHEC Scholars Program” Kelly Cheek, Regional Director, Center for Community Health and Development, WCTCG; President, Texas Rural Health Association

Friday Nov. 22, 3 – 6 PM MET Lawn
Lawn games, food, Turkey Bowl Flag Football Finals & lots of FUN! FAMILIES AND DOGS WELCOME!