Bashford participated in News and Observer Community Forum

On Wednesday, March 28, the News and Observer hosted a community forum on "Bridging North Carolina's Urban and Rural Divide." Robert Bashford, MD, Associate Dean for Rural Initiatives, was one of the panelists.

Bashford participated in News and Observer Community Forum click to enlarge Robert Bashford, MD (Photo by Max Englund/UNC Health Care)

Bashford and fellow panelists, NC Sen. Erica Smith, Rochelle Sparko, a lawyer, policy director of the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association, and Patrick Woodie, CEO of the NC Rural Center discussed a wide range of topics including health care access, a lack of broadband internet access in rural North Carolina, and ways to build urban and rural connections through the food supply chain.

Read coverage of the event from The News and Observer.


Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article207180999.html#storylink=cpy
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