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...

December 2017

Melinda Merrell South Carolina Office of Rural Health Senior Program Director NOSORH Member Since: 2010 What I’m working on right now: My dissertation! If all goes as planned, I will graduate with my PhD in Public Health from the University of South Carolina in...

Melinda Merrell March 2015

Want/need to read: With school there is a never ending pile of research articles, books, and general geeky reading that I need/want to do. Also, Quint Studer spoke at our conference in November and we all got a copy of “A Culture of High Performance” which I haven’t...

Educational Exchange: South Carolina and Colorado

NOSORH’s Educational Exchange Program offers support for SORH staff to meet with another SORH to develop or enhance their expertise or knowledge, leadership skills, adopt a promising practice, or improve effectiveness of program management, strategy planning and...