Rural Matters Podcast: Philanthropy Serving Organizations Weigh In on Rural Health

On the fourth and final episode of the series, representatives from philanthropy-serving organizations discussed priority issues and promising strategies to strengthen and expand philanthropic investments in rural areas.

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Rural Matters Podcast: Economically Thriving Communities Boost Rural Health

The third episode of the four-part series addressed economic development in rural areas. Economic prosperity or lack thereof is a vital social determinant of health.

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Rural Matters Podcast: The Promise of Telemedicine Expansion in Rural Areas

This podcast explored the benefits of this expanding service delivery mode, as well as the challenges to achieving equitable telehealth access.

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Rural Matters Podcast: Grantors and Grantees Collaborating to Improve Quality of Life in Rural America

GIH has partnered with Rural Matters–a biweekly podcast about rural education, business, and health–to produce a series on rural health and philanthropy entitled, Viewing Rural Health, Education, and Business Through an Equity Lens.

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Partnering with Tribal Communities to Improve Nutrition and Food Access

In this podcast, Abigail Echo-Hawk discusses some of the innovations being developed in tribal communities, how disruptions to indigenous food systems influence individual health, and the opportunities for philanthropy to partner with tribal communities. 

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2019 Lauren LeRoy Health Policy Lecture: Katie M. Keith

Professor Katie M. Keith, a faculty member and researcher at Georgetown University and Health Affairs contributing editor, discusses the current role and impact of health policy litigation. Listen to the podcast of her speech delivered at the seventh annual Lauren LeRoy Health Policy Lecture at the 2019 GIH Fall Forum.

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2019 Annual Conference Plenary Remarks: Benet Magnuson

Benet Magnuson of the Kansas Appleseed Center for Law and Justice accepts the 2019 Andy Hyman Award for Advocacy.

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2019 Annual Conference Plenary Remarks: Jerome Adams

Dr. Jerome Adams, 20th Surgeon General of the United States, calls for a cultural shift in the way Americans think about, talk about, and respond to the opioid crisis, and shares his insights on how health funders can help prevent and treat opioid misuse, and promote recovery.

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2019 Annual Conference Plenary Remarks: Diane Kaplan

Diane Kaplan of the Rasmuson Foundation accepts the 2019 Terrance Keenan Leadership Award in Health Philanthropy.

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2019 Annual Conference Plenary Remarks: Richard Besser

Dr. Richard Besser, President and CEO of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, shares his insights on putting health equity front and center.

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2019 Annual Conference Plenary Remarks: Shena Ashley

Shena Ashley, Vice President of the Urban Institute’s Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy, discusses the practice of equitable grantmaking, the outcomes of place-based impact investing, and the innovative use of data to inform and assess foundation strategy, among other topics.

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