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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2016 Annual Conference Plenary Remarks: David Hemenway

David Hemenway, Professor of Health Policy at the Harvard School of Public Health, and Director of the Harvard Injury Control Research Center, tackles the growing public health crisis of gun violence and calls attention to the critical need for more data and research about firearms. Listen to the podcast of his speech delivered at the…

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2016 Terrance Keenan Award Speech

 Amy Berman, Senior Program Officer at The John A. Hartford Foundation, is honored with the 2016 Terrance Keenan Leadership Award in Health Philanthropy. Listen to the podcast of her acceptance speech delivered at the 2016 GIH Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy. GIH established the Terrance Keenan Award in 1993 in honor of Terrance Keenan,…

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2016 Annual Conference Plenary Remarks: Paul Rieckhoff

 Paul Rieckhoff, Founder and CEO of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, discusses the pressing health challenges facing veterans and issues a call to action to philanthropy to invest in the well-being of post-9/11 veterans. Listen to his speech, “We Are Vets Rising,” delivered at the 2016 GIH Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy.  

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2015 Lauren LeRoy Health Policy Lecture Remarks: Michael Botticelli

 Michael Botticelli, Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, discusses key opportunities to improve substance use prevention, early intervention, treatment, and recovery supports. Listen to the podcast of his speech delivered at the third annual Lauren LeRoy Health Policy Lecture at the 2015 GIH Fall Forum.  

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2015 Annual Conference Plenary Remarks: Nick Tilsen

 Nick Tilsen, Executive Director of the Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation, shares the story of the Lakota people; the evolution of American Indian communities; and his work empowering Lakota youth and families to improve their health, culture, and environment through the healing and strengthening of cultural identity. Listen to the podcast of his speech…

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2015 Terrance Keenan Award Speech

 Gail Christopher, Vice President for Policy and Senior Advisor at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, is honored with the 2015 Terrance Keenan Leadership Award in Health Philanthropy. Listen to the podcast of her acceptance speech “Do All Lives Matter?” delivered at the 2015 GIH Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy. GIH established the Terrance Keenan Award…

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2015 Annual Conference Plenary Remarks: Patrick Kennedy

 Patrick Kennedy, founder of the Kennedy Forum on Community Mental Health and a former U.S. Representative, passionately advocates for improved mental health treatment and insurance coverage. Listen to the podcast of his speech delivered at the 2015 GIH Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy.  

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