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.

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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!

Announcements:

Applications are open for

AHEC Scholars, Class of 2021!

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See the Scholars tab (left) for more details and link to application.

Contact:

Greta Lax, M.S.

Center Director

Mary Gladwin Hall 101M

glax@uakron.edu

330-972-6957