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Sameer Vohra

Sameer Vohra

Sameer Vohra, Pediatrician and Founding Chair, Department of Population Science and Policy, Southern Illinois University

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Five creative ways Rachel Levine and Biden’s team can help rural health care

By: and - March 30, 2021

Rural hospitals have struggled with financial troubles for years. Over the past decade, more than 130 have closed, forcing residents to drive farther or delay needed care. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic has many of them wondering whether rural health care systems will survive. Twenty percent of the U.S. population lives in rural America, a region […]