CPHHS’ Kate MacTavish explores the issues and challenges in rural housing across America
On Friday, Oct. 2, the college will host a lecture examining racism as a public health crisis — the latest example of efforts by the college to increase discussion and classroom instruction of the ways racism and race-based disparities affect people’s health.
“The one project I am most excited about is concerned with the return migration of rural young people.”
New book explores stereotypes, barriers to conventional home ownership
“Singlewide: Chasing the American Dream in a Rural Trailer Park,” by Oregon State University’s Katherine MacTavish and Sonya Salamon of the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, explores the trailer park’s role as affordable rural housing and a path to home ownership.
Athlete and scholar Krista Stengl was inspired by her professor and mentor Kate MacTavish. “She’s passionate about what she teaches and she cares about students.”