RFI Fellows Panel Discusses Rural Health Care in Livestream

Four fellows from the Rural Futures Institute (RFI) at the University of Nebraska joined the Rural Impact Hub for a panel titled, “Healthy Rural America: A panel with rural health care experts,” on Thurs., May 10, in Auburn, Neb.

The fellows, who highlighted areas of growth and opportunity within the healthcare industry, included:

Kyle Ryan, Ph.D.

Professor of Kinesiology
Peru State College



Gregory M. Karst, Ph.D., P.T.

Executive Associate Dean
College of Allied Health Professions | UNMC


Athena Ramos, Ph.D.

Community Health Program Manager
College of Public Health | UNMC



Marty Fattig

Chief Executive Officer
Nemaha County Hospital


With a wide array of backgrounds all connected by rural health care, the panelists discussed the largest opportunities for growth in rural community healthcare and ways communities can benefit from enhanced access to healthcare and community health resources. They then took questions from participants centered around rural health.

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