The Arizona State Office of Rural Health (AzSORH) is housed in the Center for Rural Health. AzSORH addresses ongoing and emerging rural Arizona health needs. Continuously funded since 1990, AzSORH is an initiative of the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy in the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
AzSORH provides an institutional framework linking rural communities with State and Federal resources to develop long-term partnerships and solutions to improve rural health.
The AzSORH participates in the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health, the National Rural Health Association and collaborates on a wide variety of programs with the Arizona Rural Health Association.
Arizona State Office of Rural Health Webinar series
A quarterly webinar series focused on providing technical assistance to rural stakeholders to disseminate research findings, policy updates, best-practices and other rural health issues to statewide rural partners and stakeholders throughout the state.
Quarterly | 12:00pm MST
The free webinar series is for:
- Staff working in Critical Access Hospitals
- Staff working in federally qualified health centers
- Staff employed by county and state health offices
Schedule of webinars:
- September 29, 2015: How to build, maintain and sustain community coalitions focused on population Health - Martha Moore-Monroy and Agnes Attakai
- October 27, 2015: ACA Update: An Introduction to the AzCRH Navigator Consortium - Dan Derksen, MD
- November 24, 2015: 16 Trauma-Informed, Evidence-Based Recommendations for Advocates Working with Children Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence - Alejandro Palacios
- February 23, 2016: Heart Health in Rural Arizona
- March 29, 2016: Farmworker Health Month & Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
- April 26, 2016: National Public Health Week
- May 31, 2016: Update on Rural Men’s Health