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38th Annual Arizona Rural Health Conference, August 2 & 3


2011 Arizona Rural Health Conference

Wigwam Resort, 300 Wigwam Boulevard, Litchfield Park, Arizona, 85340
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Tuesday, Aug 2: 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug 3: 8 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Individual: $235; Group: $210 per person (must be 3 or more people from same organization); Student: $135

The Rural Health Office at the University of Arizona presents the 38th Annual Arizona Rural Health Conference in Phoenix, August 2 & 3. The conference attracts health care and academic professionals, key state leaders, public, county, and community health professionals who represent rural, border and tribal communities.

Keynote speakers will address rural health topics such as workforce development, Health Information Technology (HIT) infrastructure, community assessment capacity, electronic personal health records, and privacy issues related to HIT.

  • Ted Epperly, MD, Program Director and CEO of the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho
  • Caroline Ford, President, National Center for Frontier Communities; Past President, National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health; Former Director, Nevada State Office of Rural Health
  • Anthony Rodgers, Deputy Administrator and Director, Center for Strategic Planning for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Herb Schultz, Region IX Director, U.S. Department of Health and Human Service

The Arizona Rural Health Office has hosted the Arizona Rural Health Conference in collaboration with the Arizona Rural Health Association for 37 years. It is one of the longest continually running rural health conferences in the United States.

For the conference agenda, contact Rebecca Ruiz in the Rural Health Office at (520) 626-2243,

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