Our mission at the RHRI is to engage in interdisciplinary research that improves health outcomes, reduces health disparities in rural communities, and promotes the development of researchers examining rural health issues.
The Rural Health Research Institute will become the leading organization focused on improving the health of rural communities through interdisciplinary research and outreach.
The Rural Health Research Institute is guided by its:
Dedication to improve lives among rural and underserved populations
Pursuit of innovative strategies and methods to address pressing health needs of rural communities
Focus on creation and support of interdisciplinary research teams
Collaboration with community partners and stakeholders in addressing rural health issues
Recognition of the systemic nature of rural health disparities and the need for new ways to reduce them
Respect for the unique cultural environment of rural living
Leadership in training rural health researchers
Promotion of policies aimed at improving rural health at the local, state, and national levels
The Rural Health Research Institute seeks a dynamic leader in the field of Public Health and Rural Health to serve as its next Executive Director. The RHRI fills a unique role in the health disparities research arena, representing the broad spectrum cross-disciplinary research and outreach in rural health. Since its creation in 2011, the RHRI has been an effective Institute for public health research with an impressive record of achievement. For more information on this opportunity, please contact at Dr. Charles Patterson, Vice President for Research & Economic Development at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rural Health Research Institute
Georgia Southern University
P.O. Box 8028
Statesboro, GA 30460
Phone: (912) 478-7254
Fax: (912) 478-8649 email@example.com