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Hana Elizabeth Hinkle, PhD, MPH

Assistant Dean for Rural Health Professions and Director of the National Center for Rural Health Professions

Director, Illinois Area Health Education Center Network Program Research; Research Assistant Professor

Department of Family and Community Medicine


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UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford


1601 Parkview Ave., Rockford, IL 61107

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Additional Title(s)/Position(s)

Faculty Affiliate, Department of Community Health Science, UIC School of Public Health

Research Interests

Addressing health disparities for rural and racial minority populations, access to care, culturally appropriate healthcare delivery, health workforce development, community-based public health interventions, implementation and evaluation.


Selected Publications

Taylor, R., Glasser, M., Hinkle, H., Miller, A., Jannings, A., & Bocker, E. (2016). Meeting the mental health needs of rural veterans through primary care providers. Journal of Rural Mental Health, 40(2), 124-135.

Professional Leadership

Executive Director, Rural Training Track Collaborative

Director, NCRHP’s World Health Organization/Pan-American Health Organization Collaborating Center for medical education and primary health care

President, Illinois Public Health Association

Past-President, Illinois Rural Health Association


PhD, Health Sciences, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL
MPH, Community and Behavioral Health; Maternal, Child and Family Health, University of Iowa, College of Public Health
BA, Psychology, University of Iowa
BA, Spanish, University of Iowa