More than a million Iowans are at an increased risk of dying from heart disease, cancer or a stroke simply because they live in a rural area. National Rural Health Day on Nov. 16 aims to reduce the gap in rural and urban health outcomes – something Iowa State University researchers Sarah Francis, Kimberly Greder, and Jennifer Margrett are directly and indirectly doing through their research and ISU Extension and Outreach initiatives.
Sarah Francis, associate professor, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Iowa State University, 515-294-1456, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kimberly Greder, associate professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies; state specialist, Human Sciences Extension and Outreach; Iowa State University, 515-294-5906, email@example.com
Jennifer Margrett, associate professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Iowa State University, 515-294-3028, firstname.lastname@example.org
Chris Seeger, professor, Landscape Architecture, Iowa State University, 515-509-0651, email@example.com
Angie Hunt, communications specialist, ISU News Service, Iowa State University, 515-294-8986, firstname.lastname@example.org