In preparation for the North Carolina Area Health Education (NC AHEC) 50th Anniversary Celebration (1972-2022) we have been searching for impactful stories that have occurred within the Northwest AHEC region. Check out what we uncovered on these recent blog posts and full interviews on the Healthcare Insights Podcast.
- Dr. John Tinga - 45 Years Ago Participated in AHEC Program - Where Is He Today?
Dr. John Tinga practiced Obstetrics in eastern North Carolina for 40 years and delivered over 8,000 babies. We recently had him on our Healthcare Insights Podcast where he talks about his training, the challenges with rural medicine, his experience with AHEC, and shares his insights on the joys and challenges of medical practice. Read More
- NWAHEC Sparked Interest in Health Careers - Dr. Erin Saner Follows Her Dream to Become a Physician.
We were delighted to speak with Dr. Erin Saner on our Healthcare Insights Podcast and discuss her background with Northwest AHEC Health Careers which helped lead her into becoming a Medical Doctor and Assistant Instructor of Family & Community Medicine at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist. Read More
- Dr. Joel B. Miller - First Resident to Travel to Hickory in 1977 - Inspired Him to Practice There for 40+ Years.
Dr. Joel B. Miller is an obstetrician-gynecologist in Hickory, North Carolina who was affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Frye Regional Medical Center and Catawba Valley Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Wake Forest School of Medicine of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Dr. Miller and is now retired with more than 40 years of OBGYN career. Read More