Donna Sedgwick, an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology, and collaborators Liz Allen, Charlotte Baker, Mary Beth Dunkenberger, Kathy Hosig, Robin Lemaire, and Laura Nelson received an Advancing Transdisciplinary Communities in Rural Health Research seed grant from the Office of the Provost.

The project, “Supporting Healthy Rural Communities Through Increased Awareness of Well-Being and System Factors,” will serve to establish a new model for understanding the unique dynamics of health disparities and inequities within local communities.

Sedgwick serves as co-Principal Investigator; the amount of the grant is $20,000.