Montana Office of Rural Health and Area Health Education Center

Working to connect students to healthcare careers, professionals to communities, and communities to better health.


Montana Office of Rural Health and Area Health Education Center
Montana State University
P.O. Box 170520
Bozeman, MT 59717-0520
Fax: 406-994-5653

Kristin Juliar

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Senator Tester Nomination - Legislator of the Year 2015

2015 NOSORH Legislator of the Year Award - Sen. Jon Tester

The Montana Office of Rural Health presented Senator Jon Tester of Montana with the 2015 National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health Legislator of the Year Award. He is a proven champion of rural health in Montana and beyond. We are honored to have him as a representative of Montana's rural health efforts. The award was presented to Senator Jon Tester by the Montana Office of Rural Health Director, Kristin Juliar, and the Montana Office of Rural Health Assistant Director, Natalie Claiborne.

This award recognizes an outstanding individual federal legislator for her/his work and support of rural health initiatives that address national rural health care needs. Individuals who meet the following criteria should be considered: introduced or supported an existing piece of significant legislation that addresses an identified rural health need or issue; made a special effort to effect change in rural health policy and/or legislation that benefits rural health outcomes; OR demonstrated leadership that benefits rural communities in America.

Please view the Montana Office of Rural Health Nomination Letter for Senator Jon Tester.

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