Mueller honored by NRHA for outstanding achievement in rural health care

Published on March 13, 2024

Keith Mueller
Keith Mueller

The National Rural Health Association (NRHA) is proud to announce the association’s 2024 Rural Health Award recipients. NRHA’s Rural Health Awards are given each year to individuals and organizations in the field of rural health who have dedicated their time and talents to improving the health and well-being of others. The winners will be honored during NRHA’s 47th Annual Rural Health Conference May 7-10 in New Orleans.

Keith Mueller, PhD, has been awarded the Louis Gorin Award for Outstanding Achievement in Rural Health Care. Throughout his 40-year career, he has advanced rural health through expert nonpartisan policy analysis, national presentations and testimony, and the education of future health care researchers and administrators. He currently serves as Gerhard Hartman Professor in Health Management and Policy in the College of Public Health at the University of Iowa and as director of the RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis.

“We’re extremely proud of this year’s winners, who have found creative ways to survive and thrive despite the challenges many rural health care providers face,” says NRHA CEO Alan Morgan. “They have each made tremendous strides to advance rural health care, and we’re confident they will continue to help improve the lives of rural Americans.”

See a full list of the 2024 award recipients.