The Rural Impact

The Rural Impact

Hosted by: Michelle Rathman

A Podcast that Connects the Dots between Policy and Rural Everything.

Episodes

Coming to Terms with Housing and Homelessness in Rural Places with Jonathan Harwitz and Amanda Reddy

Season #5

In the first episode in our fifth series, Coming to Terms with Housing and Homelessness in Rural Places, we begin our episode with the Housing Assistance Council’s (HAC) Director of Public Policy, Jonathan Harwitz....
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Rural Partners Network with Farah Ahmad

Season #5

In this Impact Extra Episode, Michelle introduces issues from our upcoming series focused on rural housing as well rural transportation issues with special guest Farah Ahmad, Deputy Under Secretary for Rural...
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Rural Impact on Location in D.C. Health Policy & Legislative Priorities Part 2

Season #4

Guests: Alan Morgan, CEO, National Rural Health Association Susan Burton, Director National Grassroots Advocacy, National Association of Community Health Centers Brock Slabach, Chief Operations Officer, National...
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Rural Impact on Location in D.C. Health Policy & Legislative Priorities Part 1

Season #4

In Part One of our very first "Rural Impact on Location” episode, host Michelle Rathman, traveled to Washington D.C. on a mission to get closer to connecting dots on matters of current health policy and legislative...
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How Rural Hospitals Can Use AI to Address AR Challenges and Workforce Shortages with Kelly Arduino, MA, MBAKelly Arduino, MA, MBA

Season #4

In this What’s Your Impact Episode in our series "Arriving at Thriving,” Michelle talks with Kelly Arduino, MA, MBA. Kelly is the Healthcare Industry Leader and Partner at Wipfli LLP, a top 20 accounting and...
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Rural Counties and Building Capacity for Resiliency with Hon. Greg Puckett

Season #4

In this extra episode in our series "Arriving at Thriving,” Michelle talks with Mercer County West Virgina Commissioner, Hon. Greg Puckett. Greg is continually focused on establishing evidence-based strategies and...
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At the Intersections of Federal, State and Local Policies with Tony Pipa

Season #4

In the third episode in our fourth series "Arriving at Thriving,” Michelle talks with Tony Pipa, Senior Fellow in the Center for Sustainable Development at the Brookings Institution. Tony has three decades of...
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Arriving at Thriving with Senator Bill Soules, PhD

Season #4

In the second episode in our fourth series "Arriving at Thriving,” Michelle talks with Dr. Bill Soules, member of the New Mexico State Senate and Chair of the Senate Education Committee. Soules earned his BA and MA in...
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Arriving at Thriving with Dr. Katherine Ortega Courtney and Dominic Cappello

Season #4

In the first episode in our fourth series "Arriving at Thriving,” Michelle talks with Co-Authors of 100% Community – Ensuring 10 Vital Services for Surviving and Thriving and the Co-Founders of Anna, Age Eight...
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Extra Episode - Reflecting on 2023 & Sneak Peak into 2024

Season #3

In this extra episode Michelle reflects on the inaugural season. She highlights the many subjects covered in 2023 including rural health, our nation’s struggling rural hospitals, maternal and infant mortality...
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Extra Episode - Women Who Impact with Alana Knudson in Recognition of National Rural Health Day

In this Rural Impact Extra Episodes series, "Women Who Impact," Michelle highlights inspirational leaders making extraordinary impacts in rural health in recognition of National Rural Health Day (NRHD). In the final...
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Extra Episode - Women Who Impact with Michelle Mills in Recognition of National Rural Health Day

In this Rural Impact Extra Episodes series, "Women Who Impact," Michelle highlights inspirational leaders making extraordinary impacts in rural health in recognition of National Rural Health Day (NRHD). In the third...
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