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Jill Bullock (left) presents Dr. Kendra Johnson with award recognizing Hopi Health Care Center for their efforts in addressing the opioid epidemic.
Arizona Center for Rural Health faculty and staff.
Tom Betlach gives his annual AHCCCS Update.
Leonard Kirschner introducing Dan Derksen.
Participants during the reception with exhibitors and poster presentations.
Mariah Chingee, intern with SEAHEC, talks about her experiences in Arizona.
Miyuki Blatt, ADHS Epidemiologist, talking about Childhood Lead Poisoning in Arizona.
Dr. Derksen introduces the panel for the session on the Gold King Mine Spill. Left-to-right: Jani Ingram, Brenette Pine, Rietta Wagoner.
Ariel Tarango speaking on Obamacare and the opioid epidemic.
Jani Ingram talks about research efforts surrounding the Gold King Mine spill.
Rep. Heather Carter (left) chatting with Dan Derksen (middle) and Will Humble (right).
Amaury Gama, Health Educator-Navigator for the AzCRH, discussing Health Insurance Coverage Assistance Sustainability.
Sunset in Flagstaff.
Melissa Kortrys, Director, Health Current, presenting on E-prescribing and Connecting to the PMP.
Bryna Koch, Special Projects Coordinator for AzCRH, speaking on the Affordable Care Act.
Ashley Neves, ADHS Workforce Health Planning Consultant, presenting on the J-1 Visa Program.
Bryna Koch (left) and Rebecca Ruiz (right) enjoying reception hors d'oeuvres.
Susan Kunz receiving "Outstanding Rural Health Professional" award. MariaJose Almazan (left) and Kevin Driesen (right).
Marica Martinic, Director of NAHEC, with panel speaking on Arizona AHEC Programs.
Edgardo Figueroa, Director of WAHEC/Regional Center for Border Health.
Marc Verhougstraete presents "Environmental Health and Justice in Rural Arizona."
Joyce Hospodar (right), talking about her poster presentation, "Highlights from the 2016 Arizona Statewide Medical Services Needs Assessment."
Conference participants listen to speakers.
Shana Malone, Clinical Initiatives Program Manager for AHCCCS discusses State funding for the opioid epidemic.
Dan Derksen kicking off the conference on July 26.
Representative Heather Carter receives the Arizona Rural Health Association's "Distinguished Arizona Legislator" award from Kevin Driesen (right) and MariaJose Almazan (left).
Jack Beveridge enjoying a moment during the conference.
Amaury Gama (left) and Maria Losoya, Health Educators-Navigators for AzCRH.
Darren Vicenti, Chief Medical Officer, Hopi Health Care Center discusses Population Health in a Rural Health Care Center.
Conference attendees had a chance to hear speakers eager to share ideas on a variety of topics.
Turiya Coll, Prevention Coordinator for Sonoran Prevention Works talks about Rural Health Outreach and Collaboration Troubleshooting.
Twenty-five vendors showcased their products and services at this year's conference.
AzCRH Navigators with their exhibit - left-to-right: Lizbeth Vasquez, Maria Losoya, and Amaury Gama.
Vendors and participants crowded the hallway.
Lizbeth Vasquez, Health Educator for the AzCRH Navigator Program speaking on Obamacare and the Opioid Epidemic.
Kendra Johnson, MD, Medical Director of the Hopi Health Care Center
Dr. Jay Shore (left), Senator Jamesita Peshlakai (middle) and Holly Figueroa (right) during their talk on Improving the Health and Well-Being of Rural Veterans.
Senator Jamecita Peshlakai.