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The Journal of Rural Health Editorial Board

The Journal of Rural Health (JRH) serves to advance professional practice, research, theory development and public policy by serving as a medium for communication among health scientists and professionals.

 
Editorial Board Roster  

Carrie Henning-Smith, Ph.D. (Chair)
Deputy Director
Rural Health Research Center
University of Minnesota
420 Delaware St. S.E., MMC 729
Minneapolis, Minn. 55455
Phone: (612) 623-8320
henn0329@umn.edu

Britta Anderson
Senior Research Assistant
NORC at the University of Chicago
4350 East-West Highway 8th Fl.
Bethesda, Md. 20814
Phone: (301) 634-9300
andesrson-britta@norc.org

Angeline Bushy, Ph.D., R.N.
Professor & Bert Fish Chair
College of Nursing
University of Central Florida
1200 Speedway Blvd.
Daytona Beach, Fla. 32114
Phone: (386) 506-4302
angeline.bushy@ucf.edu

Mary Charlton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
College of Public Health
University of Iowa
145 N. Riverside Dr., 100 CPHB
Iowa City, Iowa 52242
Phone: (319) 384-1564
mary-charlton@uiowa.edu

Elizabeth Crouch, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Rural and Minority Health Research Center
University of South Carolina
220 Stoneridge Dr., Ste. 204
Columbia, S.C. 29210
Phone: (803) 576-6055
crouchel@mailbox.sc.edu

Alva Ferdinard, Dr.P.H.
Assistant Professor
Texas A&M Public Health
212 Adriance Lab Rd. 1266 TAMU
College Station, Texas 77843
Phone: (979) 436-9434
ferdinand@tamhsc.edu

Jarod T. Giger, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
College of Social Work
University of Kentucky
639 Patterson Office Tower
Lexington, Ky. 40506-0027
Phone: (859) 323-0588
jarod.giger@uky.edu


Martin Lipsky, M.D.
Chancellor
South Jordan Campus
Roseman University of Health Sciences
10920 S. River Front Pkwy.
South Jordan, Utah 84095
Phone: (801) 878-1057
mlipsky@roseman.edu

Wei-Chen (Miso) Lee, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of Texas Medical Branch
Rebecca Sealy Ste. #2, 604K
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, Texas 77555
Phone: 409-747-2649 
weilee@UTMB.edu

David Schmitz, M.D.
Professor
Family & Community Medicine
University of North Dakota  SMHS #E187
1301 North Columbia Rd. Stop 9037
Grand Forks, N.D. 58202
Phone: (701) 777-3264
david.f.schmitz@UND.edu

Shawnda Schroeder, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Center for Rural Health
University of North Dakota
1301 N Columbia Rd., Stop 9037 #E254 
Grand Forks, N.D. 58202
Phone: 701-777-0787 
Shawnda.schroeder@und.edu

NRHA Contact
Gabriela Boscan, M.P.H.
Director of Program Services
National Rural Health Association
1025 Vermont Ave. N.W. Ste. 1100
Washington, D.C. 20005
Fax: 202-639-0550
gboscan@nrharural.org













 

 
     

 

Ex Officio Member (Voting)


JRH Editor
Tyrone Borders, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair
Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
University of Kentucky College of Public Health
Phone: (859) 218-2041
jrheditor@gmail.com



 

Managing Editor
Julia Cecil, M.A., M.B.A.

1900 Brush Mountain Trail
Paron, Ark. 72122
Phone: (501) 681-5329
jrhmanager@gmail.com

 

Authority and responsibilities:
  1. With the editor, determining all matters pertaining to content and organization and, upon recommendation of the managing publisher or managing editor, determining matters pertaining to layout and design.
  2. Assisting the editor in soliciting and reviewing manuscripts for the journal.
  3. Supporting the editor in the implementation of journal activities. Specifics of such support may be related to decisions on manuscripts, recruiting potential reviewers, soliciting material for publication and writing editorials.
  4. Serving the journal as sounding board and promoter.
  5. Periodically reviewing the frequency of publication to determine its appropriateness.
  6. Establishing a nominating committee and recommending an editor.
  7. Monitoring journal quality and reviewing the performance of the editor on a continuing basis.
  8. Evaluating the performance of the editor on an annual basis
Contact Gabriela Boscan at 202-639-0550 for more information.