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SC Rural Health Research Center

The SCRHRC focuses on investigating persistent inequities in health status within the population of the rural United States, with an emphasis on inequities stemming from socioeconomic status, race and ethnicity, and access to healthcare services. We strive to make our research findings useful to organizations and individuals working to improve the quality of life for rural residents.

The Center allows us to build on and expand our ongoing cooperative research partnerships with other key organizations - government, academia, health services delivery and the rural community - who can join our quest to improve the health of rural Americans.

Researchers in the News


Eboni Haynes selected as a 2018-2019 Graduate Civic Scholar 

GCSP:2018-2019 Scholars


Dr. Jan Probst - People in SC, South die earlier than in other states

Greenville News


Dr. Kevin Bennett elected to the National Rural Health Association Board of Trustees as the Research and Education Chair

NRHA 2018 Leadership [pdf]


HSPM’s Elizabeth Crouch selected to join National Rural Health Association’s 2018 Rural Health Fellows Program

2018 Rural Health Fellows Program