"I was honored to represent NC Northwest AHEC at the 2023 National AHEC Organization (NAO) Biennial Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah." - A'nya Buckner
Potential members of the next generation of doctors and health professionals got a chance to explore possible medical fields hands-on recently at Northern Regional Hospital. Thirteen local high school students interested in becoming registered nurses, physicians, occupational therapists, or other medical professionals participated in Camp Med 2023 summer program provided by Northern Regional Hospital and the Northwest Area Health Education Center, an initiative of the Wake Forest School of Medicine.
What will North Carolina's population look like in coming years? NC ranks ninth nationally in population aged 65 and older and has undergone significant demographic changes in the 21st century. Assessing and understanding the demographic changes and their implications will be critical in addressing age-related issues, catalyzing change, and preparing for the future of North Carolina.
The 2023 NC Annual STI Update will be held virtually on March 22, 2023. The activity will provide up-to-date information on the prevention, management and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STIs).View more info on our website.
The 2022 Southern Trans Health and Wellness Conference was a rich learning experience where community members, family members, advocates, and health professionals learned from each other about ways to improve the well-being of transgender, non-binary, intersex, and gender expansive people.
Join us for the Southern Trans Health and Wellness Conference on Nov 4-5, 2022 - Agenda details have been posted, get registered today!
A problem long-associated with developing countries, food insecurity (FI) – the lack of adequate access to food – can contribute to higher infant mortality rates even in this country, according to a study conducted by scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine.
On behalf of the entire Northwest AHEC team, I welcome you to the 2020-2021 Annual Report. The past year has looked quite different than many in our 50-year history, full of unique challenges and obstacles to facilitating the education and growth of health care professionals.
At the close of each session of the North Carolina Lactation Educator Training Program (NCLETP), the learners are challenged to go out and make a difference in their community using the lactation knowledge they acquired over the seven days of the course.
The UNC Greensboro School of Nursing has been awarded an educational mobility grant to support its Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. The one-year grant for $97,950 will support the collaborations that the RN-BSN program has with regional community colleges, the Northwest Area Health Education Center (AHEC), and the North Carolina AHEC.