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Rural Matters

Aug 9, 2019

Michelle chats with two very important advocates in the rural space: Whitney Kimball Coe, coordinator of the National Rural Assembly, a rural movement comprised of activities and partnerships geared toward building better policy and more opportunity across the country; (the Rural Assembly is part of Rural Strategies,...


Jul 29, 2019

Michelle chats with three experts on STEM education and robotics: Daniel Mehay, Dan Mantz, and Tim Heffernan.  Daniel Mehay is the owner and founder of FTW (For the Win) Robotics, which explores the STEM principles behind drones and their expanding use in society. Dan Mantz is the CEO of Robotics Education & Competition...


Jun 21, 2019

Michelle chats with Dr. Brian Bossard, the co-founder, President and CEO of Teledigm Health, Teledigm Physician Services, and Bryan Telemedicine, who also serves as Chief of Staff of Bryan Health, and is a  charter member of the physician editorial advisory panel for the Society of Hospital Medicine. When it comes...


May 31, 2019

Michelle chats with Liz Carey, podcaster and freelance writer for Daily Yonder; Amanda MacDonald, festival co-ordinator for Frozen Dead Guys Days in Nederland, CO; and Kristopher Larsen, mayor of Nederland. Frozen Dead Guy Days started with a celebration of the cryogenic disposition of a local citizen and the running...


May 13, 2019

Michelle chats with the Laura Green and Anna Moot-Levin, award-winning filmmakers of the new feature documentary, The Providers, which recently aired on PBS, about the challenges and opportunities in health care in rural America.  The filmmakers spent almost three years in rural New Mexico building long-term...