June 17, 2021
This week we sat down with Katie Gaul, director for the SC Office for Healthcare Workforce (OHW). We discuss the diversity of people and jobs, the importance of early skill recognition and how to foster trust between communities and the healthcare industry.
For more information about Mme. Gaul, the OHW, and other topics discussed in this episode, please see the links below:
More About Katie Gaul
More About the SC Office for Healthcare Workforce
PDF documents about the SC Rural Incentive Grants can be found here and here
More about Black Men in White Coats
June 10, 2021
We had the pleasure to sit with Dr. Elizabeth Crouch, Deputy Director of the Rural and Minority Health Research Center and an assistant professor at the University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health, to discuss rural-urban differences, positive childhood experiences (PCEs) and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs).
More about Dr. Crouch from the Arnold School and the Rural Health Research Gateway
More about the Rural Health and Minority Research Center
More about the Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare
• https://mchb.hrsa.gov/maternal-child-health-initiatives/home-visiting-overview (Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program)
• https://mchb.hrsa.gov/sites/default/files/mchb/MaternalChildHealthInitiatives/HomeVisiting/pdf/programbrief.pdf (Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program
• https://www.rrh.org.au/journal/article/4434 (Rural–urban differences in exposure to adverse childhood experiences among South Carolina adults)
• https://www.podbean.com/eu/pb-qxqet-f2a1a4 (Season 2, Episode 2 -Union County Libraries: More than Just Literacy)
• https://www.instituteforchildsuccess.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Positive-Childhood-Experiences-11-AM-Crouch.Probst.pdf (Positive Childhood Experiences Before and During COVID-19)
May 20, 2021
We had the pleasure to sit down with English professor and Southern food historian David Shields to discuss the heritage of food and how it unites us.
Find out more about Dr. Shields and Dr. Carter.
April 22, 2021
We had the pleasure to sit down with Kathy Schwarting, CEO of Palmetto Care Connections (PCC), to discuss the key role telehealth plays in rural communities. PCC improves access to quality healthcare for South Carolinians by assisting medical providers and communities through services and education.
You can find out more about Kathy Schwarting here. More information about Palmetto Care Connections can be found on their website and Facebook page.
March 25, 2021
We had the pleasure to speak with Jamison Kerr, Director of ArtFields SC, about rural togetherness through art and shared experience.
ArtFields 2021 will occur April 23 – May 1 in Lake City, SC.
About Lake City:
February 25, 2021
We had the pleasure to sit down with Lari Gooding, CEO of Allendale County Hospital, a critical access hospital in here in South Carolina.
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More about UofSC Salkehatchie:
February 11, 2021
In this episode, we sit down with Julie Smithwick of the Center for Community Health Alignment and Romaine Stevens, a Community Health Worker with the SC Office of Rural Health. We discuss the importance of building trust and the impact of Community Health Workers in rural communities.
Arnold School of Public Health:
SC Office of Rural Health Family Solutions:
Community Health Alignment: