Wednesday, May 22, 2024

CHWs Play an Important Role in Cultural Sensitivity

The community health worker role has evolved within the last fifteen years. The conceptualized job functions of community health workers, also known as promotoras,...

The Importance of Diversity in Research

“Black lives matter.”  “Blue lives matter.”  “All lives matter.” These are slogans associated with recent events that speak to the value of life from differing...

Salad Matters: Celebrating Diversity in Rural America

Out on the South Plains of Texas where I work, most farmers will tell you not to plant until after Easter. That’s because the...

Cancer in Rural America: Improving Access to Care

In 2019, cancer was the second leading cause of death in the United States.1 According to a 2020 report from the Centers...

‘Faith is an Island’

Imagine practicing in a rural area. Things are going along relatively smoothly, with the joys of day-to-day practice outweighing the challenges. Then suddenly, your...