Health Disparities Research Center


Farm workers in Yakima Valley, WA







Intercultural Cancer Council – Rural Poor/Medically Underserved Americans & Cancer Fact Sheet: The ICC promotes policies, programs, partnerships, and research to eliminate the unequal burden of cancer among racial and ethnic minorities and medically underserved populations in the United States and its associated territories. 

MedlinePlus – Rural Health Concerns:

National Rural Health Association: The National Rural Health Association is a national membership organization with more than 20,000 members whose mission is to provide leadership on rural issues through advocacy, communications, education and research.

Rural Women’s Health Project: The Rural Women's Health Project (RWHP) is a non-profit organization that designs and implements community-based, health-education projects, trainings, and materials to assist communities in strengthening their understanding of critical health, occupational and family issues.Utilizing a community-based approach, community members are involved in all grassroots research, educational campaigns, trainings and bridging to services—thereby broadening their skills to replicate programs and advocacy strategies.


Updated: July 2017