Assistant Professor, Sarah Beehler, PhD, is pleased to announce that she has been selected as a new member of the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) - Health Equity Council, representing various levels of rural health expertise among healthcare professionals. Dr. Beehler is one of nine members selected to join the cohort. 

The NRHA press release states, “We are very pleased to announce the new members of the Health Equity Council and to continue to highlight issues related to LGBTQIA+, veteran, and homeless populations in addition to multiracial and multicultural populations living in rural areas. This Council represents various levels of rural health expertise,” NRHA CEO Alan Morgan says. “With the successes achieved by the Council, we look forward to continuing the tradition of promoting and enhancing the physical and mental well-being of rural and frontier underserved populations.”

Dr. Beehler is a community psychologist with an interest in community-based approaches to promoting mental health. Her current work encompasses multilevel community health interventions for veterans in rural areas – bringing a depth of knowledge and research experience to the council. 

Read the full announcement here!

 National Rural Health Association (NRHA)