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Appalachian Rural Health Institute

Appalachian Rural Health Institute

The Ohio University Appalachian Rural Health Institute (ARHI) exists to encourage research and education on health issues relevant to the Appalachian region, rural communities and underserved populations. ARHI fosters the creation of interdisciplinary approaches to improve all aspects of rural health, interpreting the concept of health in the broadest sense in order to allow for creative innovations that address the physiological, psychological, social, economic, environmental, vocational, emotional, spiritual, and holistic aspects linked with well-being and quality of life.

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OHIO expands ways to engage in the community through new Appalachian curriculum

OHIO expands ways to engage in the community through new Appalachian curriculum

Ohio University is implementing more ways to integrate Appalachian culture into the University by creating a curriculum that allows students to study and specialize in the region, encouraging community conversation, and preparing to host a national conference.

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