Educational Events



2019 Joint Conference

Reframe, Refocus, Rebuild

November 13-14, 2019

Marshalltown, IA

 Hosted By: Iowa Rural Health Association, Iowa Center for Agricultural Safety and Health, and Great Plains Center for Agriculutral Health


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2018 Annual Conference

It Takes a Village:
Healthy Rural Iowa Summit
November 15, 2018
Hotel Grinnell - Grinnell, Iowa 

A big thank you to our 2018 Conference Sponsors!

Gold Sponsor
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Morning Keynote
The Five Most Important Numbers
Randy Oostra - Handouts
Morning Breakouts
Food, Environment, Health: Connections that Impact Rural Iowa
Lunch General Session
Moving Away from Medical Silos: Using Health Navigation to Address the Social Determinants of Health
Afternoon Breakouts
Health and Health Care in Rural Communities
Housing Means Home
  •  Jeremy Orcutt
  •  Lisa Houser
Protect Iowa's Public Health and Economic Vitality by Protecting our Environment:
  •  Dr. David Cwiertney
  •  Cindy Lane