Kevin J. Bennett

Kevin J. Bennett

Dr. Bennett is a Professor at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, in Columbia, SC. He is also the Director of the Research Center for Transforming Health, and Director of Research and Evaluation for the South Carolina Center for Rural and Primary Care. Dr. Bennett received his Doctorate in Public Health Administration from the University of South Carolina in 2004.

COVID-19 may hit rural residents hard, and that spells trouble because of lack of rural health care

By: - April 16, 2020

The burden of COVID-19 in rural areas has been under the radar, as the toll of the disease so far has been heaviest in dense urban areas. But up to 30% of the U.S. population lives in rural America, which already has experienced more than 128 hospital closures since 2010, including 19 last year. COVID-19 […]