Rural Health

Spring 2017


  • In a Big Country

    Doctors tackle rural health care disparities

    by Kevin Jiang

  • If You Build It

    Rural hospitals are reshaping and innovating

    by Elizabeth Dougherty

  • In the Picture

    Researchers improve geographic diversity in clinical studies

    by Stephanie Dutchen

  • Rally Round

    Bolstering the dwindling number of rural physicians

    by Jessica Cerretani

  • Shelter in Place

    For the rural elderly, healthy aging often means staying at home

    by Jake Miller

  • Coltrane and Me

    Why jazz is my religion and Wally's is my temple

    by Cuthbert Simpkins

Also in this issue

  • From the Dean

    Dean's letter to readers

    by George Q. Daley

  • Coltrane a biography book

    A Young Man's Petition

    A biography of John Coltrane

    by S. James Adelstein

  • Taking a History

    A profile of Lloyd Hamilton, class of 1954

    by Katie DuBoff

  • They Divide to Conquer

    Insulin-making cells fail to proliferate in people with diabetes

    by Eric Bender

  • Small Talk

    Crosstalk between gut microbes and the immune system

    by Ekaterina Pesheva

  • Make Way

    A link between survival rates for heart attacks and marathons

    by Jake Miller

  • It's Tubular

    How part of the endoplasmic reticulum gets its shape

    by Stephanie Dutchen

  • Squeeze Play

    Cross-cell transport helps seal blood-retinal barrier

    by Stephanie Dutchen

  • Sneeze Shield

    Daily or weekly doses of vitamin D best when deficiency is great

    by Sue McGreevey and Mike Morrison

  • Five Questions

    A profile of Patrick Lee

    by Susan Karcz

  • BackStory

    Medical history from Countway Library

    by Susan Karcz

  • issue cover showing ambulance traveling along a lonely rural highway

    Cover Story

    From theme to ideation to design

    by Paul DiMattia