Illinois Rural Health Association Happenings


FEDERAL RURAL HEALTH UPDATE WEBINAR 

Thursday, January 11, 2018  |  Noon to 1:00 PM

Presenter:  Brock Slabach, National Rural Health Association

Cost:  Free to Current IRHA members & employees of organizational members

$55 – Non-Members and Includes 12 month membership & future webinars

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IRHA Awards Scholarships for Spring Semester 2018

Because of the growing demand for HIT-Health Informatics and Medical Billing & Coding experts, as well as the great shortage of mental health professionals in rural areas, the IL Rural Health Association (IRHA) awarded $12,000 this year in the various disciplines this year to students with a strong interest and intent in working in a rural area.  Special thanks to Gibson Area Hospital, who sponsored 2 behavorial health scholarships and AHEC, who sponsored 1 social work scholarship. 

Health Informatics Scholarship Recipients

Jera Sloat
Rend Lake Community College




Carrie Christman
Frontier


Cheyenne Perry
SIUE





Sarah Davis
Rend Lake

Medical Billing and Coding Recipients

Katy Ericksen
Olney Central College




Leah Hinkle
Olney Central College

Anna Morris
Lakeland Community College




Brittney Pettit 
Rend Lake Community College

Behavioral Heath Recipients

Amber Wennerstrom
Maryville
(Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)






Rheann Adams
Governor State University
(Clinical Mental Health Counseling)

Jeanne Brown
Governor State University
(Clinical Mental Health Counseling)



Abby Barrett
U of I
(Masters in Social Work)


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About the IRHA

First organized in 1989, the Illinois Rural Health Association (IRHA) is a collaborative association whose mission is to strengthen health systems for rural residents and communities through advocacy, education, networking and leadership.

 




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