Mary Winar – July 2016

Mary Winar Manager of the Connecticut State Office of Rural Health How did you get to where you are now? I’m a nurse and worked in various health care settings, and I was looking for a different employment opportunity. I responded to an ad in the newspaper for a...

Adrienne McFadden- June 2016

Adrienne McFadden, MD, JD Director of the Virginia Office of Minority Health & Health Equity (since January 2014) How did you get to where you are now? I was a clinically practicing emergency physician who had additional skill sets from a legal education, in...

Brad Gibbens- May 2016

Brad Gibbens Deputy Director, North Dakota Center for Rural Health How did you get to where you are now? I had an attraction to the general idea of rural; it wasn’t my academic background. I grew up on a durum wheat farm in rural North Dakota. As a farm boy,...

Keith Clark- March 2016

Keith Clark Director, Rural Programs Nevada Office of Rural Health Keith recently joined the NOSORH Board as a first-time Workforce Liaison. He is also our “Chief Photographer” for the group photo at the Annual Meeting each year. You can look for him photo...

Michelle Hoffman- February 2016

Michelle Hoffman Flex and SHIP Program Manager, Wyoming Office of Rural Health How did you get to where you are now? My background is in higher education and I felt like I needed a change. When my youngest child graduated from college, I decided that was the time. I...