Stories from the Field: Rural Health Care in Action
Welcome to the NMU Center for Rural Health blog! Here’s what you will find here…
- Educational information on various issues in rural healthcare;
- Coverage of initiatives and events;
- Profiles of health care professionals, from the Upper Peninsula and beyond;
- Features on various NMUCRH collaborative partnerships;
- Updates on NMUCRH developments.
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Community Health Profile: Dr. Michelle Seguin, Director of Community Health, Portage Health Foundation
With the well-being of her patients and community as her inspiration, Dr. Michelle Seguin is tackling food insecurity head on as Director of Community Health for the Portage Health Foundation.
Community Health Profile: Carrie Sevarns, Project Director, EUP-ORC
The Eastern Upper Peninsula Opioid Response Consortium (EUP-ORC) was born out of a need for community resources, from prevention to treatment and recovery services. The NMUCRH talked with EUP-ORC Project Director Carrie Sevarns about current and future initiatives for awareness, treatment, and prevention.
U.P. Provider Profile: Ashley Brintlinger DDS
Ashley Brintlinger DDS is a general dentist currently practicing at Peninsula Family Dentistry in her hometown of Negaunee, Michigan.