IRHA Hosts Rural Health Careers Forums


SIU Carbondale students at Career Forum


IRHA recently hosts Rural Health Careers Forums at different unviversities across the state.   The purpose of the Forums are to to give both college students and high school upper classmen insight to the many careers in the rural health arena in addition to the traditional MD and RN.  The Forums consist of panel dicussions made up of of health care administrators, clinicians and grad students/program directors. Special thanks to AHEC for their sponsorship of this event!



Grad Student/Advisor Panel  at the University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana Rural Health Career Forum: 1st Row Seated: Public Health Grad Student Jessica Jackson, U of I Public Health Professor Jan Farner, RMED Pharmacy Student Kourtney Newell
2nd Row Standing: RMED Program Recruiter Mark Meurer, RMED Student Hunter Winstead, U of I Public Health Program  Director Dr. Stephen Notaro, and SIU School of Medicine Student Kacey Hamilton.



Clinician Panel at U of I Career Forum-   Physician Assistant Jay Lamb, Surgical First Assistant Luis Aragon, Advanced Practice Nurse Angie Hamilton, Lab Director Patrick Bean and Public Health Dentist Dr. Martinez



Administrator Panel: Gibson Hospital COO/CCO Robin Rose, Health Care Consultant Julie Aman, Douglas County Health Department Administrator Amanda Minor, Kirby Medical Center CEO Steve Tenhouse.
IRHA recently hosts Rural Health Careers Forums at different unviversities across the state.   The purpose of the Forums are to to give both college students and high school upper classmen insight to the many careers in the rural health arena in addition to the traditional MD and RN.  The Forums consist of panel dicussions made up of of health care administrators, clinicians and grad students/program directors. Special thanks to AHEC for their sponsorship of this event!

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