NEWS RELEASE: Rural Impact Hub to Host RFI Fellows Panel 5/10 in Auburn, Online

LINCOLN, Neb. — May 3, 2018 — Four fellows from the Rural Futures Institute (RFI) at the University of Nebraska will join the Rural Impact Hub for a panel titled, “Healthy Rural America: A panel with rural healthcare experts,” on Thurs., May 10, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (CST) at the Rural Impact Hub at 919 Central Avenue in Auburn, Neb. This event is free to the public thanks to the Rural Impact Hub partners. Live streaming of the event will be available. RSVP is encouraged on Facebook or Eventbrite.

The fellows, who will highlight areas of growth and opportunity within the healthcare industry, include:

Marty Fattig

Chief Executive Officer
Nemaha County Hospital



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



Kyle Ryan, Ph.D.

Professor of Kinesiology
Peru State College


Panelists will discuss the largest opportunities for growth in rural community healthcare and ways communities can benefit from enhanced access to healthcare and community health resources. They will also take questions from participants centered around rural health.