Community Advisory Board

What is the Midwest Rural Health Community Advisory Board?

The Rural Health Community Advisory Board is a body of rural patients and community members working with the CCaTS Rural Health Core to co-design, guide, and facilitate rural community-based research projects and educational efforts in the Midwest, including Rochester and Mayo Clinic Health System counties in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa.

Who makes up the board?

The members of the board are individuals who:

  • Live or work in the Midwest.
  • Are rural patients or community members.
  • Represent public health, community, or social service organizations in rural areas.

What do the board members do?

Members engage bidirectionally with the Mayo Clinic Rural Health Research Core staff to facilitate testing of health care delivery research and education for Midwest rural communities.