Current Projects

Rural and Racial/Ethnic Disparities In COVID-19 Mortality Rates and Associations with Community Characteristics

This project is conducted in conjunction with the RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis and is funded by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy's Rural Health Research Center Program. Click here for more information.

Rural-Urban Differences in Three Domains of Access to Health Care Services


This project is conducted in conjunction with the Rural & Minority Health Research Center and is funded by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy's Rural Health Research Center Program. Click here for more information.


Understanding Racial/Ethnic Inequities among Iowa Cancer Patients


This project is funded by the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center's Cancer Epidemiology and Population Science Oberley Seed Funding Program.

Structural, Process, and Area-Level Characteristics Associated with Cancer Prevention and Screening Quality Metrics in Rural FQHCs

This study is funded by the University of Iowa College of Public Health New Faculty Award. Click here for more information.

Geographic Health Equity Alliance Subcontract


This project is a subcontract funded by the Geographic Health Equity Alliance to provide consultation and training on the inclusion of rural in comprehensive cancer control planning. For more on upcoming webinar trainings, click here.

Clinical-Community Linkages in Non-Metropolitan and Metropolitan Hospitals: COVID-19 Impacts and Trends

This project is conducted in conjunction with the RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis and is funded by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy's Rural Health Research Center Program. Click here for more information.