Principal Investigator and Program Director
Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center
Amnah Anwar MBBS, MPH is a public health professional working as an Epidemiologist and Senior Director at Indiana Rural Health Association. Her experience includes Senior staff management, program management, grant evaluations, and grant writing. She oversees multiple programs focusing on increasing access to care for behavioral health and substance use disorder in rural Indiana. These include the Indiana Rural Opioid Consortium for combating the epidemic of Substance use overdose deaths and morbidity in rural Indiana. IRHA Community Paramedicine Program uses paramedics as physician extenders to increase access to care for high-risk pregnant mothers, explicitly focusing on others suffering from SUD. Rural Substance Use Disorder Program aims to increase medication access for opioid use disorder MOUD treatment in rural Indiana.
She joined the Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center as the program director and brings her experience from both the provider and consumer side to the program. She is also the lead evaluator and co-lead for the evaluation and data department/division of IRHA. She serves as the secretary for the board of the Indiana Immunization Coalition IIC and a member of the Indiana AHEC advisory committee.
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