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National Nurse Appreciation Month (April 2020)

Over the past ten years, MAHEC has had the honor of working with more than 1,200 young adults who have chosen to pursue a degree in the field of nursing. Our students have come from every corner of the state and from a wide range of backgrounds, but they have all shared a common desire – to care for others.

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Transportable Workshops (March 2020)

Transportable Workshops:
The Southwest AHEC has initiated a new pilot program to engage students in the recruitment pipeline in efforts to engage more students in hands-on workshops and activities to increase interest in healthcare careers.

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MAHEC Visits Jefferson City (Feb. 2020)

MAHEC Visits Jefferson City:
On January 29th, representatives of the Missouri AHEC (MAHEC) Network visited the State Capitol to provide information to legislators about MAHEC activities and their impact on the future of Missouri’s healthcare workforce.

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Missouri Area Health Education Centers - MAHEC
Missouri Area Health Education Centers - MAHEC
Board member spotlight: Kathy Ervie, PA
Kathy is the founding director for the UMKC School of Medicine Physician Assistant program in Kansas City. Before joining UMKC, Kathy practiced full-time in the area of orthopedic surgery and continues her clinical work one day a week serving the Kansas City area. In addition to her program administrative and teaching duties, Kathy serves on the School of Medicine Diversity and Performance-Based Assessment committees as was selected as a University of Missouri System Leadership Development Program participant. Kathy is an active member of the AAPA and MAPA and served as a past president of the Missouri Academy of Physician Assistants. To learn more about their program visit their website at https://med.umkc.edu/pa/.
Missouri Area Health Education Centers - MAHEC
Missouri Area Health Education Centers - MAHEC
Scholar Spotlight: Brittany Daniel
Brittany participated in AHEC programs as a high school student in St. Louis, Missouri. She is now a dental student at the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry. “My career goal is to work in public health at a federally qualified health center and ultimately own a mobile practice that serves underserved urban areas,” said Brittany. “I chose to participate in AHEC Scholars program to learn more about issues affecting patients in underserved populations and how to better work with these patients to improve their health.”

We're glad to have Brittany on the team!

Due to the current circumstances, access to treatment has decreased and has pushed individuals to battle sobriety in isolation. This is deadly and could conceal the surge of opioid abuse. Please be on the lookout for your friends and family during these trying times. Stay safe! https://t.co/Z5Q65v8MLM Missouri_AHEC photo

It's Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month. Despite popular assumptions, arthritis can also affect kids as well.

There is no known cure for it, but there are ways to treat the chronic condition. Visit Mayo Clinic to learn more!

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