The Rural Health Research Center is currently engaged in the following projects.

Make a difference by participating in health research!


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Are you getting a COVID and/or Influenza (Flu) vaccination?

Men's Health Project

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Are you a Coloradan male who is interested in environmental exposure and male fertility?


New Mom Project

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Are you a first time mom?

Cancer Survivorship Project

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Do you provide health care to cancer survivors?


Project Name Description Topic
Missouri Partnership to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening (MPICCS) A five-year CDC-funded project to CRC screening rates at primary care clinics across the state Cancer
Program to Address National Disparities in Ethnic and Minority Impact in from COVID-19 (PANDEMIC) A multi-state initiative to build the evidence base of effective interventions to improve COVID-19 vaccination coverage COVID-19
CoxHealth Initiative for Physician Wellbeing, Resilience, and Enrichment A series of interventions aimed at preventing physician burnout Workforce
Clinician Perceptions on Cancer Survivorship Care in Rural Primary Care Settings A pilot project collecting qualitative data about caring for cancer survivors in rural clinical settings Cancer
The Study of Type-2 Diabetes and the Rural Experience regarding Self-Management Behaviors and Stress A study combining biological assays for stress with experiential stress survey data to show the intersections and interactions between stress and type-2 diabetes self-management behaviors among African Americans Diabetes
Comparative Effectiveness of Zolpidem and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia in Rural Adults (COZi) A multi-site clinical trial to test the effectiveness of three different treatments for chronic insomnia in rural patients Sleep
Biochemistry underlying the human Alzheimer's disease course: interdigitation with inflammation, health and behavior An inter-departmental collaboration to identify neurochemical markets of early-stage Alzheimer's disease and explore their relationship with other health factors Alzheimer's