Akron-Region Interprofessional Area Health Education Center (ARI-AHEC)

College of Health Professions Dean's Office

Working to recruit, train, and retain a diverse health care workforce prepared to meet the needs of medically underserved populations and communities.


Rethinking Race

2020 Keynote:

Dr. Jonathan Metzl

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Monday, February 24, 6:30 - 8:30pm

Quaker Station, The University of Akron  Map

On Monday, February 24th Akron-Region Interprofessional AHEC with host Dr. Jonathan Metzl for a Rethinking Race keynote.  Dr. Metzl will be discussing his work on race, health, politics, and structural inequality, including his recent book "Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America's Heartland."    



Our programming:

  • AHEC Scholars Program
  • Community-based Experiential Training
  • Health Careers Pipeline Programs (grades 9-12)
  • Continuing Education/Professional Education

Core topic areas for all education and training activities include:

  • Interprofessional Education
  • Behavioral Health Integration
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Cultural Competency
  • Practice Transformation
  • Current and emerging health issues (for example: opioid epidemic, infant mortaility)

Community partners are critical to the work that we do.  We welcome the opportunity to collaborate with you!

  Dr. Metzl & Book  



Greta Lax, M.S.

Center Director

Mary Gladwin Hall 101M