Morrill Act Celebration: Rural Health
Panel discussion on rural health in Florida
Moderated by Dean Michael G. PerriFeaturing
Dr. Gail Bellamy
Professor and Director, Center for Rural Health Research and Policy
Florida State University College of Medicine
"Rural Health and Land Grant Colleges: The Continuing Legacy of the Morrill and Smith Leve Acts"
Ms. Pamela Blackmon
Health Office/Administrator, Suwannee and Lafayette County Health Departments
"The 3 'Rs' of Rural Public Health"
The Morrill Act of 1862 enabled the creation of land-grant universitites. It is also a big reason UF's impact on the state of Florida and its citizens has been so enduring. And grand.