Research Resources

The Rural Health Research Program provides access to resources to support active participation by research study staff and rural residents.

Rural health research consultation

The Rural Health Research Program offers consultative services to researchers and to community members and organizations interested in improving the health of rural communities. For more information or to request a consultation, please contact

Rochester Epidemiology Project

A unique population health resource, the Rochester Epidemiology Project houses medical records, gathered over the last five decades, of more than more than 500,000 Olmsted County residents, as well as patient records from 26 other counties in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

HOUsing-Based SocioEconomic Status (HOUSES) Index

This population health tool derives socioeconomic status based on individual housing data. For more information, contact Young J. Juhn, M.D.

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