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  • Call to action!

    The Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities and the
    American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) is calling on all people
    with disabilities to learn more about and consider involvement in the Nation
    Institutes of Health’s (NIH) All of Us
    Research Program. The slogan “Nothing
    About Us Without Us” communicates the notion that no policy or practice
    should be created without full …

  • How can our differences make the difference?

    How can our differences make the difference for the future of health? Our lifestyle, background and environment can reveal insights about our health that, through research, may lead to better ways to tailor health for all of us. The All of Us research Program is a nationwide research program that aims to learn more about …

  • We’re all human, but we’re not all the same.
    We’re all human, but we’re not all the same. Treatment and care should be based on our individual needs. People with disabilities know all too well that the “one-size-fits-all” method to treatment is not effective. Each person is unique and requires individualized treatment and care. Like if you agree! Join All of Us
  • Call to Action!
    Why should you participate in the All of Us Research program?
    The Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities and the American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) is calling on all people with disabilities to learn more about and consider involvement in the Nation Institutes of Health’s (NIH) All of Us Research Program. The slogan “Nothing About …
  • All of Us Webinar
    Join us for a 1 hour webinar Wednesday, February 6th at 10:30 AM. MST on the National Institute for Health All of Us Research Program and precision medicine. This webinar is being supported by the Association of University Centers on Disability (AUCD), in partnership with the American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) as AAHD …
  • The Future of Health Begins with You

    The future of health begins with you. Your Family history can tell researchers a lot about medical issues that might be related to your genes. What researchers find out from studying this information could lead to better treatment and disesase prevention for all of us.All of US research project wants to bring precision medicine to …

  • Interview with Stephen Mikita

    Stephen Mikita, J.D., is a Participant Representative on the Steering Committee for All of Us, a National Institutes of Health research study that aims to gather health data from 1 million Americans in order to advance precision medicine. An assistant attorney general for the state of Utah, Mikita makes time to participate in the Steering Committee …

  • ACA Open Enrollment & Disability Week of Action

    Financial help available for most people to get health insurance. Go to www.healthcare.gov today and #GetCovered.
    Action Talking Points and Key Statistics

    Access to health insurance coverage is critical to addressing disparities in health outcomes among people with disabilities:

    Without health coverage, people often forgo regular doctor’s appointments, don’t take necessary prescription medication, and delay care, resulting …

  • ACA 2019 Open Enrollment The deadline to #GetCovered under the #ACA is Dec.15. Make sure you have everything you need to sign up! www.healthcare.gov  #EnrollByDec15
  • All of Us Research Program to Advance Precision Medicine
    University of Montana Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities
    Joins NIH in Launching the All of Us Research Program to Advance Precision Medicine
    On May 6th, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will open national enrollment for the All of Us Research Program – a momentous effort to advance individualized prevention, treatment and care for people of all backgrounds, including people …
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