The Sound of Ideas Community Tour: Health Access in Ashtabula

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Ashtabula, the largest Ohio county by area, ranks low in health outcomes and has a lack of primary care providers. Many there struggle to get to, and afford, medical care. Last weekend, hundreds came to the Remote Area Medical Clinic for free care and The Sound of Ideas was there. We'll bring you our Community Tour conversation on healthcare access with residents, providers and community leaders.

 

Guests: 

-Dr. Lori Herpen, DPM, Podiatrist & Co-Chair, RAM Ashtabula 

-Commissioner JP Ducro, Ashtabula County 

-Tina Stasiewski, Vice President, Business Development, Ashtabula County Medical Center

-Steve Sargent, Director of Samaritan House, Ashtabula County’s only Homeless Shelter 

-Miriam Walton, Executive Director, Ashtabula County MHRS Mental Health and Recovery Board

-Christine Hill, Health Commissioner, City of Ashtabula

-Willietta Bunch-Marbury, RAM Volunteer & Substitute Cafeteria Worker, Ashtabula City School District

-Sean Calhoun, Business Development Manager, Cleveland Dental Institute

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