Rural Health Disparities and the Chiropractic Solution
A discussion regarding rural health disparities, inequities, and equities that may be addressed by chiropractic specialists within Rural Health Clinics. Topics include why rural Americans are at a greater risk of poor health outcomes, and what can be done to improve the health for rural Americans by chiropractic physicians.
Upon completion of this webinar, attendees will be able to:
1. Discuss the health disparities experienced by rural Americans.
2. Identify strategies on how to improve the health outcomes facing rural Americans.
James J. Lehman, DC, MBA
Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences, Health Sciences, College of Chiropractic
Director, Community Health Clinical Education
University of Bridgeport
Dr. James J. Lehman is a credentialed chiropractic specialist within a Federally Qualified Health Center in Connecticut. He is a board-certified chiropractic orthopedist and a specialist in neuromusculoskeletal medicine. He practiced for 33 years in New Mexico prior to accepting a faculty position with the University of Bridgeport, School of Chiropractic. While in New Mexico, Dr. Lehman founded the chiropractic services within the Lovelace Medical Center and contracted with the Lovelace Healthcare system for 25 years. During his last five years in New Mexico clinical faculty member at the University of New Mexico, School of Medicine, where he mentored fourth-year medical students and first-year medical residents within the section of integrative medicine and the Department of Internal Medicine.
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