Our Mission

The mission of the MIGMH is to address the many and significant health disparities faced by rural disadvantaged and minority populations.

┬áThe Institute’s goals are:

  • To improve awareness of healthcare issues among minority individuals with a special emphasis on disadvantaged people living in rural areas;
  • To increase access to quality healthcare for rural disadvantaged populations;
  • To increase the number of healthcare providers who provide services to traditionally underserved populations;
  • To improve health outcomes for minority and rural disadvantaged populations; and
  • To develop a model for improving minority health and eliminating health disparities that can be replicated across the U.S.