Extra Episode - Women Who Impact with Lisa Davis 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). L

isa Davis, Director of the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health and Outreach Associate Professor on Health Policy and Administration at Penn State, speaks with Michelle in our second episode. Making an impact on a national, state, and university level, Lisa serves on a wide range of boards of directors, advisory committees, and task forces focusing on rural health policy, rural health outreach, and research, economic development, education, as well as vulnerable populations and specific health issues such as oral health and cancer. Lisa shares the importance of collaboration and partnership to address the longstanding issues in rural health.

Lisa shares what motivated her rural-focused career, the impact she sees from her work, advice for people who will one day walk in her shoes, exciting projects she is currently working on, and what her inspiration is.