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Meet
The Team

Supporting sustainable solutions to rural hospital viability through technical assistance marked by excellence and founded on strong trusting relationships and partnership among all stakeholders.

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About

ABOUT

Our Mission

Providing rural hospitals with targeted technical assistance to sustain essential health services in their communities.

Our Vision

A vibrant rural America anchored by sustainable local healthcare.

Core Values

We believe in supporting sustainable solutions to rural hospital viability through technical assistance marked by excellence and founded on strong trusting relationships and partnership among all stakeholders. We believe that technical assistance activities must bring value to participating hospitals and their communities, and must be fueled by innovative, community-centered engagement among all stakeholders.

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TEAM MEMBERS

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Bettye A. Apenteng, PhD

Project Co-Director

Charles Owens

Charles Owens, MSA

Project Co-Director

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Angie Peden, MPH

Operations Manager

Samuel Opoku

Samuel Opoku, MBChB, PhD

Assessment & Analytics Lead

Kwabena Boakye

Kwabena Boakye, PhD

Assessment & Analytics Specialist

Linda Kimsey

Linda Kimsey, PhD

Performance Improvement Lead

Tilicia Mayo-Gamble

Tilicia Mayo-Gamble, PhD

Community Engagement Specialist

William Mase

William Mase, DrPH

Stakeholder Engagement Liaison

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Andrew Hansen, DrPH

Lead Evaluator

Jason Murdock

Jason Murdock, MFA

Communications & Marketing Lead

Contact

CONTACT

Let’s Work Together

Center for Public Health Practice and Research

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health

 

Georgia Southern University

Hendricks Hall

501 Forest Drive

Statesboro, GA, 30461

ttap@georgiasouthern.edu

(912) 478-2581

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