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The 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 Abuse
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


IRHA members attend for free and guests are invited for $20.
Registration is open now - please register by Oct. 18, 2019 here.

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Idaho Rural Health Association * PO Box 2012 * Eagle, Idaho 83616 * idahorha@gmail.com

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