Rural Grand Rounds is a monthly seminar for interdisciplinary students, faculty and staff on topics related to rural health. Held over lunch, this program brings guest speakers to the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus to share their expertise. Sessions include topics such as oral health, child abuse, Colorado health policy, STD prevention and more.
Academic year sessions for year 2010-2011 begin September 15, 2010, and are held the third Wednesday of each month.
Past and future guest speakers and topics include:
- October 21, 2009: “Oral Health: Everybody’s Business”
Mark Deutchman, MD; Director, University of Colorado Denver Interdisciplinary Rural Track and Diane Brunson, RDH; University of Colorado Denver School of Dental Medicine Director of Public Health and Community Outreach
- November 18, 2009: “Tearing Down Fences: HIV/STD Prevention in Rural America”
Susan Dreisbach, PHD; Co-Director, Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention
- December 16, 2009: “Health Information & Exchange: ARRA & CORHIO”
Phyllis M. Albritton, Executive Director, CORHIO
- January 20, 2010:
“A Child Abuse/Neglect Overview for Mandated Reporters”
Tom Westfall, MA; consultant and author
- February 17, 2010:
“Rural Health Care Policy 2010 Legislative Session”
Terri Hurst, MSW; Policy Analyst, Colorado Rural Health Center