Passionate about working to enhance medical access and care throughout her home state, Katy Palmer is the interim director for ECHO Idaho and has previously served as ECHO Idaho's assistant director. Her educational and professional background include leading public health and health research programs in California, Idaho and Fiji. Katy holds a bachelor's degree from California Polytechnic State University and is pursuing a master of public health degree at Idaho State University.
Idaho’s rural communities face the largest disparity when it comes to accessing quality health care. With 35 out of 44 of Idaho’s counties considered medically underserved, the need for health care professionals to treat the complex and evolving needs of their communities is greater than ever. Accessing health care in rural areas is often difficult […]