Understanding and Facilitating Rural Health Transformation

Clint MacKinney

Co-Principal Investigator


Clint MacKinney A. Clinton (Clint) MacKinney, MD, MS has worked in health care for nearly 40 years, including 14 years as a rural family physician, practicing the full scope of family medicine. Most recently, Dr. MacKinney worked for 15 years as an emergency department physician in rural Minnesota. Dr. MacKinney began at the University of Iowa in 2010 and is now Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy at the College of Public Health. Dr. MacKinney has been a member of the RUPRI Health Panel since 1998 and has served on national committees for the Institute of Medicine, the Department of Health and Human Services, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American Medical Association. In his capacity as a rural health advocate, Dr. MacKinney's publication themes and national presentations include health care value, rural health system design, physician and administration relationships, physician payment, and rural health policy.