WelcomeThe Idaho Rural Health Association provides leadership on rural health issues through advocacy, communication and education. Individual, organizational and student members receive news bulletins and action alerts of interest to rural health advocates, as well as invitations to policy events and discounts on conference fees. Read more about member benefits and strategic priorities here, in our membership flyer.
Annual Meeting and Awards Reception
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm
The Riverside Hotel, North Star Room, in Boise
The evening reception will include an educational panel, hearty appetizers, music and mingling, and presentation of the exceptional 2019 Idaho Rural Health Hero Awards!
Congratulations to these Idaho Rural Health Heroes:
Amber Villelli, Kaniksu Health Services
Joyce Lyons, North Central Health District
Neva Santos, Idaho Academy of Family Physicians
Jen Yturriondobeitia, Ynot Innovators
Brad Huerta, Lost Rivers Medical Center
Katy Searle, Firth Medical Center
Panel on Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health:
Where We've Been, Where We're Going
Melinda Smyser, Governor's Advisory Group on Opioids & Substance AbuseIRHA members attend for free and guests are invited for $20.
Denise Jensen, Center for Drug Overdose & Suicide Prevention
Lachelle Smith, ECHO Idaho - Opioid, Behavioral Health, MAT training
Keith Davis, MD, Shoshone Family Medical Center, moderator
Registration is open now - please register by Oct. 18, 2019 here.
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