About the Center for Rural Health
The Health Workforce Information Center is operated by the Center for Rural Health (CRH), University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
Established in 1980 by the North Dakota legislature, the CRH provides service to providers and communities, conducts health services research, facilitates educational opportunities, and is a major portal of health-related information.
The Center focuses on four core areas:
Other national initiatives of the Center for Rural Health include:
- Education and information dissemination,
- Program development and community assistance,
- Research, and
- Policy analysis.
For more information, call 701.777.3848 or visit the Center on the web at http://ruralhealth.und.edu.
University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences
The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, founded in 1905, is a community-based medical school utilizing hospitals throughout North Dakota for clinical education of students. Practicing physicians, consuming the majority of the faculty, educate medical students in clinics and hospitals throughout the state.
The mission of the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Science is to educated and prepare physicians, medical scientists and other health professionals for service to the people of North Dakota and the nation, and to advance medical and biomedical knowledge through research. In addition to medical education, UNDSMHS also offers academic programs in anatomy and cell biology; biochemistry and molecular biology; microbiology and immunology; pharmacology, physiology and therapeutics; clinical laboratory science; physician assistant studies; physical therapy; athletic training; clinical laboratory science; and occupational therapy.