Archived "Story of the Day"

Affordable Health Insurance Elusive In Rural U.S.

Center for Non-Profit Management

Commonwealth Fund

National Cooperative of Health Networks

Nonprofit Marketing

National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health

National Rural Education Association
National Rural Health Association
Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee

Society of Research Administrators

State and Territorial Health Departments

Tennessee Academy of Physician Assistants

Tennessee Institute of Public Health

Tennessee Libraries Association

Tennessee Osteopathic Medical Association

ALL Terrain Vehicles (ATV)
Tennessee Coalition for ATV Safety



American Cancer Society

American Society of Clinical Oncology

Patient website
National Cancer Institute

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Transportation Resources

Childrens' Health 

Kids Health

TN Association for the Education of Young Children

Tennessee Emergency Services for Children

Community Health Centers

RCHN Community Health Foundation

National Association for Community Health Centers

Critical Access Hospitals

Certification and Compliance

Data Sources


Drive Your County to Top 10 & Understanding County Health Trends

Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) 

KIds Count

National Center for Health Statistics

National Center for Children in Poverty, Tennessee Demographics

USDA Economic Research Service (Tennessee)


Wellness Councils of America

Women's Health Data
2014 County Health Rankings & Roadmaps

Dental Resources

American Dental Association

American Dental Hygienists' Association


Dental HPSA Designation Overview

Kids Oral Health

Oral Health America


Diabetes at Work

National Diabetes Education Program


Learn About EPrescriptions

Office of EHealth Initiatives

Center for Telehealth and E-Health Law

Midwest Alliance for Telehealth and Technology Resources

ePrescribe Tennessee website

eHealth Advisory Council

Farm Health

Pevive Health for Farmers

Grant Seekers

Rural Assistance Center

American Association of Grant Professionals

Association of Fundraising Professionals

Association for Healthcare Philanthropy

Developing a Quality Grant Proposal 

See page 21

Health Affairs Grantwatch Blog

Rural Health Services Funding: A Resource Guide

Foundation Center

The Grantsmanship Center

FEMA Assistance to Fire Fighters Grant Program

ORHP Grants by State

NIH Office of Extramural Research

Finding Facts - list of resources to help; and Finding Funding on the web

Health Disparities

TN Rankings Compared to Surrounding States
- courtesy Laura Neel, East TN State University Public Health Student

Health Education

National Commission on Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

Health Information

AHRQ Research Summaries for Consumers, Clinicians & Policymakers

Google Scholar (for journal articles)

Health Information Tennessee

Listen Up Health - for Nurses

National Library of Medicine Health Information Resources

Medline Plus




Health Insurance

Guide to Finding Health Insurance in Tennessee

Health Reform

Health Reform 2009 Robert Wood Johnson

Home Health Care

Home Health Care Agencies



Healthcare Quality Improvement Resource

Tennessee Hospital Association

Injury Prevention

American Physical Therapy Association Society

My Safe Home

National Safety Council

Neurocom International

Stop Falls

Tennessee Poison Center

Vestibular Disorders Association

University of TN Family & Consumer Sciences Health & Safety

Mental Health

Every Minute

Kid Link Network
(Residential treatment services)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


Resource Listing 
Click on "Nationwide Information", then "Tennessee" for a listing of mental health resources

Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations

Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network


American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Best Nursing Degree

Comprehensive Advanced Life Support System (CALS)

TN Center for Nursing

Online Nurse Practitioner Programs

Nutrition Resources

Nutrition Data: Know What You Eat

The University of TN Extension Family and Consumer Sciences

Pandemic Flu

U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources

Pharmacy Programs

Partnership for Prescription Assistance
Acts as gatekeeper for all programs

Physical Activity Resources

2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for American

Active Living Research

Active Living Resource Center


We Can!


Poverty and Hunger

99 Great Organizations Confronting Poverty and Hunger

Rural Recruitment and Retention

The Rural Partnership

Rural Health Clinics

National Association of Rural Health Clinics

Rural Health Research & Policy Centers Brief
Are Rural Health Clinics Part of the Safety Net?

How to Start a Rural Health Clinic -a Manual

Jackie Clay Dubose, MSSW
Executive Director
Free Medical Clinic of Oak Ridge
116 East Division Road
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Phone: 865-483-3904
Fax: 865-481-0203
Cell: 865-293-7453

Rural Health Research Centers

Rural Health Research Gateway

Maine Rural Health Research Center

Behavioral Health
Chronic Illness
Health Care Access and Finance
Public Health
Health Care Quality Management and Improvement
Children's Health and Wellness

North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center
Medicare Reimbursement Policy
Access to Care
Measures of Underservice

South Carolina Rural Health Research Center
Inequalities in Health Status of U.S. Rural Populations
Socioeconimic Status
Race and Ethnicity
Access to Health Care Services
Rural Health Services Delivery
Health Professions Placement

WICHE Center for Rural Mental Health Research
Rural Mental Health
Rural Collaborative Care Models for Mental Health Care in Primary Care Settings
Psychopharmacology in Rural Primary Care

WWAMI Rural Health Research Center
Rural Health Care Workforce Training and Supply
Availability and Quality of Care
   Rural Women
   Vulnerable and Minority Rural Populations

Upper Midwest Rural Health Research Center - University of MN & University of ND
Quality of Care
Patient Safety
Rural Health Care Systems and Access to Care
Health Workforce
Rural Health Care Financing
Native American Health

RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
Rural Health Care Financing/System Reform
Rural Systems Building
Health Care Needs of Special Rural Populations
Community Health Improvement

NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis
Medicare Payments to Rural Providers
Access to Care
Rural Public Health Infrastructure
Home Health Care
Emergency Preparedness
Health Information Technology

Rural Interest Publications

The Rural Monitor

Association of Health Care Journalists

School Health

Article: School Nurses & School-based Health Centers can prevent Childhood Obesity

Center for Health and Health Care in Schools

Coordinated School Health: Getting it all Together

National Association of State Boards of Education State School Health Policy Database

TN Office of School Health Programs

School Nurse

Senior Health

National Council on Seniors Drug & Alcohol Rehab:

 Statewide Senior Resources ​

Elders First (Rutherford County)


My Medicare

TN Association of Adult Day Services

TN's State Health Insurance Program (SHIP)

Legal Resources for Seniors

Veterans Benefits for Seniors

Making the Move to Assisted Living

Keeping Seniors Safe with While Remodeling

Disaster Preparedness for Seniors

Advanced Care Planning

Home Accommodations for Seniors

Tips for Seniors to Declutter and Organize their Home

Elder Care Resources

National Council on Aging Care's fact sheet:



TennCare Advocacy 

State by State Medicaid Calculator

Health Assist TN


Tennessee Department of Health

Rural Health News Newsletter - January 2014


Tobacco Use

Report: Cutting Tobacco's Rural Roots: Tobacco Use in Rural Areas

Veterans' Health

Veterans Crisis Line

Mesothelioma Guide 




National Eye Institute


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