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Rural Matters

Jun 2, 2020

Michelle chats with Brian Doerr, Senior Vice President of Information Technology and Security, and Privacy Officer for Community Hospital Corporation of Plano, Texas; Carrie Zbierski, Chief Nursing Officer at North Texas Medical Center; and Andra Smith, Director of Practice Management at North Texas Medical Center about...


May 26, 2020

Michelle chats with Eric Hargan, Deputy Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). As Deputy Secretary, Hargan is HSS’s Chief Operating Officer, responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations and management of the department in addition to leading policy and strategy development. In Part II...


May 24, 2020

Michelle talks about economic development, access to capital, and assistance to rural businesses during the COVID era, with Thomas Kimsey, president and CEO of Thomas USAF Group. This episode is the first of a four-part series, called Rural Economic and Community Development, which Rural Matters is producing...


May 18, 2020

Michelle chats with Matt Probst, PA-C, the medical director of El Centro Family Health serving northern New Mexico, which was featured in the documentary, The Providers, and who is currently serving as the 100% Community San Miguel County community organizer. Matt read 100% Community and took on the mission with his...


May 4, 2020

Michelle chats with Mara Tieken, associate professor of education at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, whose research focuses on racial and educational equity in rural schools and communities. Her landmark book, Why Rural Schools Matters, examines how rural schools define and sustain their surrounding communities....