NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine at A-State is a Partner in USDA Grant
This is A-State Connections on KASU. I’m Johnathan Reaves. The U-S Department of Agriculture is investing almost one-million-dollars to improve the health and wellness of the rural workforce in four Arkansas counties that currently experience higher rates of chronic diseases, health risk factors and other health disparities.
The USDA Supporting Health Advances for Rural Employees project is implemented by Winrock International and partners include the Arkansas Community Health Worker Association, Community Health Centers of Arkansas, and the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University. Telling us more about this is Senior Program Officer of U-S Programs with Winrock International Michelle Perez and Director of Research and Grants for the Delta Population Health Institute at NYIT’s College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University is Dr. Jenn Conner. Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.