Dr. Michele Statz Leads Publication on Lack of Rural Lawyers, a Critical Health Determinant

MIDDLETON, WI - NOVEMBER 19: Wind turbines rise up above farmland on the outskirts of the state capital on November 19, 2013 near Middleton, Wisconsin. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images via Wisconsin Examiner)

Faculty member and Anthropologist of Law, Michele Statz, PhD, and Regional Dean, Paula Termuhlen, MD, co-authored a commentary in the American Journal of Public Health. The article, “Rural Legal Deserts Are a Critical Health Determinant” states that the most common type of legal problem for poor rural residents is healthcare access.

Read more from the Wisconsin Examiner! Dr. Michele Statz is interviewed ➡️"Lack of rural lawyers harms people’s health"

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