Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Assessing Community Health Center (CHC) assets and capabilities for recruiting physicians: the CHC Community Apgar Questionnaire

Ed  Baker

Ed Baker

qualifications: PhD

contribution: original concept, designed the project, supervised data collection, statistical analysis, wrote the first draft

position: Professor & director

United States

Ed Baker, PhD, is the Director of the Center for Health Policy at Boise State University and is an Professor in the Department of Community and Environmental Health in the College of Health Sciences. He has over 20 years of experience in healthcare working with hospitals, physicians, state agencies and academic institutions. Dr. Baker's areas of interest include healthcare policy, rural workforce planning, healthcare financing and performance improvement. He currently serves on the Board of the Idaho Rural Health Association and holds the position of Treasurer.


David  Schmitz

David Schmitz

qualifications: MD

contribution: original concept, devised survey tool, collected data, contributed to drafts

position: Associate director, rural family medicine

United States

Professor and Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. 2017 President, National Rural Health Association. Family physician with research interests in medical education, workforce studies and rural health care.


Sean A Wasden

Sean Wasden

qualifications: MHS

contribution: literature review, contributed to drafts

position: Research assistant


Lisa  Mackenzie

Lisa Mackenzie

qualifications: BA

contribution: literature review, contributed to drafts

position: Graduate research assistant


Ted  Epperly

Ted Epperly

qualifications: MD

contribution: original concept, contributed to drafts

position: Program director & CEO

United States


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