Bob Russell, DDS, MPHPublic Health Dental DirectorBureau Chief321 E 12th StreetDes Moines, IA 50319(515) 242-63831-866-528-4020FAX (515) 242-6384
In 1989 legislative session the Office of Rural Health Advisory Committee was created. Then in 1994 it expanded to the Center for Rural Health and Primary Care Advisory Committee.
The Center for Rural Health and Primary Care Advisory Committee was established to assist the Center for Rural Health and Primary Care to facilitate and advocate for access to quality rural health services through coordinated, collaborative efforts. The Advisory Committee members provide broad-based input from throughout the state regarding rural health issues in Iowa and insure that the issues are addressed in a timely manner.
Meetings are held quarterly and are open to the public. The next meeting date is Thursday, June 6, 2013.
The Iowa Center for Rural Health and Primary Care Annual Report makes available state data, national information, Iowa stories, and program information affecting medically underserved and rural areas. The report offers many links and resources.
Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (I-CASH) released and posted their 2011 Annual Report. I-CASH is "A partnership of: The University of Iowa, Iowa State University, Iowa Department of Public Health, Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. The Mission of I-CASH is to enhance the health and safety of Iowa's agricultural community by establishing and coordinating prevention and education programs.
For more information: Contact OHDS at (515) 242-6383 or 1-866-528-4020
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