Arizona Rural Health Conference in Phoenix, Aug. 2 & 3

Tuesday, August 2, 2011 - 8:00am to Wednesday, August 3, 2011 - 12:00pm
Wigwam Resort
300 Wigwam Boulevard
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
Tuesday, Aug 2:  8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug: 3:  8 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Individual: $235; Group: $210 per person
(3 or more people from same organization); and Student: $135  

The Rural Health Office at the University of Arizona presents the 38th Annual Arizona Rural Health Conference in PhoenixAugust 2 & 3, 2011.  The conference attracts health care and academic professionals, key state leaders, public, county, and community health professionals who represent rural, border and tribal communities. 

Keynote speakers will address rural health topics such as workforce development, Health Information Technology (HIT) infrastructure, community assessment capacity, electronic personal health records, and privacy issues related to HIT. 
  • Ted Epperly, MD, Program Director and CEO of the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho
  • Caroline Ford, President, National Center for Frontier Communities; Past President, National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health; Former Director, Nevada State Office of Rural Health
  • Anthony Rodgers, Deputy Administrator and Director, Center for Strategic Planning for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Herb Schultz, Region IX Director, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
 The Arizona Rural Health Office has hosted the annual Arizona Rural Health Conference in collaboration with the Arizona Rural Health Association for 37 years. It is one of the longest continually running rural health conferences in the United States.
For a copy of the Agenda please contact Rebecca Ruiz in the Rural Health Office at 520-626-2243,