Recognizing the enormity of the challenges our society faces, Lugar Center For Rural Health is dedicated to making a lasting impact through our campaigns and programs. While our efforts are driven by our organization’s singular focus, we spread a wide net by investing in a variety of progressive strategies. Learn more about our initiatives and get involved yourself.
In three years
Quit for Baby of the Wabash Valley
helped over 120 women quit smoking during pregnancy
ISU & IUSM-TH
59 Grads in Residency
17 Doctors in Practice
72% Primary Care
RURAL TRAINING TRACK-UHFMR
129 Practice in
Indiana & Illinois
"A Rural Primary Care Physician practicing in a community with a local hospital creates an
estimated 24.2 local jobs and over $1.3 million in income from the clinic and the hospital."
-National Center for Rural Health Works
The Rural Physician Pipeline allows students in the Wabash Valley complete all of their needed medical education and training to become a physician in rural areas without leaving the area.