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In presenting this conference, we are pleased to partner with the Ohio Department of Health - State Office of Rural Health.


2022 Ohio Rural Health Conference 

August 1-2, 2022

Location: Salt Fork Lodge and Conference Center, Cambridge, OH
We are holding a block of rooms at a reduced price for overnight stays. Call 740-435-9000 to book early, because rooms will go fast! Mention the conference when you call.
Time: Daily from 9 AM-5 PM

2022 Ohio Rural Health Conference

You play a critical role in ensuring rural healthcare thrives, now and into the future. Connect with healthcare practitioners, administrators, and advocates for rural health across Ohio on today’s most pressing matters, from COVID-19 to mental health in agricultural communities and beyond.


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Keynote Presentation

Monday, August 1, 2022 at 12 PM

Brian Alexander, Author & Columnist 

Brian Alexander has written for many magazines and newspapers, including The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Science, Outside, Glamour, and Esquire. He was a contributing editor at Wired, covering biotechnology. Brian is currently a regular contributor to The Atlantic.

He is the author of several books, including The Hospital: Life, Death, and Dollars in a Small American Town (2021), and Glass House: The 1% Economy and the Shattering of the All-American Town (2017).

Exclusively represented by BrightSight Speakers Bureau, Brian was a finalist for the National Magazine Award, and has been recognized by the John Bartlow Martin Award for public interest journalism administered by Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

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Your registration for the 2022 Ohio Rural Health Conference includes:

    • Access to a wide array of speaker presentations
    • The opportunity to view the display of accepted posters
    • Access to vendor and exhibitor information
    • Breakfast and lunch each day
    • Reduced room rates for overnight stays
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Raise your hand for rural health and attend the 2-day conference in-person this year! Become a member today and enjoy half off the registration fee of $100.

Registration Is Closed


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Attend Sessions

Choose sessions from two topical tracks, Rural Health Clinics and Critical Access Hospitals, and from concurrent sessions on many different topics related to rural health. Also, visit and learn from our exhibitors.

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View Posters

Learn about recent research by viewing posters created by students, practitioners, and academics from across the state. 

View Past Posters

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Build Connections

If you're not already a member of ORHA, we encourage you to join and stay connected with others who are as passionate as you are about rural health.

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