New Issue Brief Highlights SORH SUD Work

by Beth Blevins Funding from HRSA’s Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) program has helped several State Offices of Rural Health (SORHs) recently start—or strengthen—their work related to substance use disorder and opioid use disorder (S/OUD). Those who...

Jody Ward – September 2016

Jody Ward Senior Project Coordinator North Dakota Center for Rural Health How did you get to where you are now? I have a master’s degree in Advanced Public Health Nursing from the University of North Dakota and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Minot...

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,...