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The profiled ECU physician’s assistant program graduate helps generate Vance Family Medicine’s family-like atmosphere. As for the combination of caring and capability medical professionals like Tanya Darrow exhibit, it’s particularly valuable for the region she works. It contains a considerable number of communities medically underserved as well as rural.
Resilience is a necessary characteristic for rural counties because of social problems they are vulnerable to, such as medically underserved populations. It’s also a trait that organizations like The Rural Center can help rural communities retain.
Navigating rural communities toward wellness are volunteer health advisors, graduates of a program operated by the Brody School of Medicine and College of Nursing. Working in homes, churches, and community organizations, they, under the guidance of licensed health care professionals, help individuals manage chronic diseases. Activities offered through this program include nutrition classes, health fairs, and periodic progress checks.