Akron-Region Interprofessional Area Health Education Center


Serving Summit and Portage Counties

Our Programming:

Core areas for all education and training activities include: 

  • AHEC Scholars Program
  • Community-based Experiential Training
  • Health Careers Pipeline Program (grades 9-16)
  • Continuing Education/Professional Education
  • Interprofessional Education
  • Behavioral Health Integration
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Cultural Competency
  • Practice Transformation
  • Current and Emerging Health Issues (COVID-19, opioid epidemic, infant mortality, etc.)

Community partners are critical to the work that we do!

Thank you to all of our current and past programming partners and sponsors!

  • Akron Children's Hospital
  • Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority
  • ASIA Inc.
  • Akron Public Schools
  • AxessPointe Community Health Centers
  • Cleveland Clinic Akron General
  • County of Summit ADM Board
  • County of Summit Executive Office
  • Family and Community Services
  • Hiram College
  • International Institute of Akron
  • Kent State University
  • Northeast Ohio Medical University
  • Summa Health
  • Summit County Public Health
  • Summit Educational Service Center
  • United Way of Summit County

    Center Location & Contact Information

    ARI-AHEC Director:  Kim MK Trowbridge, MEd, MCHES, CHC

    Email: kmt27@uakron.edu

    Phone: (330) 972-6957

    Office: College of Health and Human Sciences, Deans Office

                 Mary Gladwin Hall, 101M

                 209 Carroll St.

                 Akron, OH 44325-3701

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