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RUPRI Named NEA National Research Lab

December 12, 2016 Link to NEA announcement Washington, DC – The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announces the first projects funded through a new program, NEA Research Labs. The cross-sector...


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Spotlight on RUPRI Leader Dr. Keith Mueller

Keith J. Mueller, Ph.D., is Gerhard Hartman Professor and Head, Department of Health Management and Policy, College of Public Health, University of Iowa. He is also the Director of the Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI) Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis and Chair of its Rural Health Panel. He has served as President of the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) and as a member of the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services.

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The Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI) provides unbiased analysis and information on the challenges, needs, and opportunities facing rural America. RUPRI’s aim is to spur public dialogue and help policymakers understand the rural impacts of public policies and programs.

Our work helps to promote innovative, collaborative, and systems-based approaches to rural issues that engage decision-makers and rural people at local, regional, state, national, and international levels.

Check out the latest news and events, RUPRI people, and latest policy initiatives. Find out where RUPRI people are going to be speaking and working, the latest products of our many areas of work, and news in the industry that effects policy makers and rural America.