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Wednesday, July 9 • 9:45am - 12:00pm
Double Session #HC663, NC AHEC Health Careers and Workforce Diversity Council: Getting Students to the Finish Line LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

Session Sponsored by: Texas AHEC East - Greater Houston Region

For nearly 20 years, the NC AHEC program has worked tirelessly to produce quality health careers programming that impacts every aspect of the strategic pipeline with programs focusing on: elementary, middle and high school underrepresented minority students; parental involvement; health professions schools partnerships and outcomes evaluations. We will discuss our best practices for each piece of the pipeline.  


Lead Presenter
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Michelle Boyd

Assistant Director, Health Careers & Diversity, Charlotte AHEC
Michelle Boyd was born in Columbia, SC where she attended the University of South Carolina and obtained her bachelor degree in business. She later moved to Charlotte, NC where she met and married her husband of 12 years. During that time, she fell in love with community workforce development initiatives. An educator at heart, Michelle agrees with Paulo Freire, world-renowned Brazilian educator, who believes that adults can change their lives... Read More →

Speakers
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Dawn Morriston, MPH

Eastern AHEC
Dawn Morriston is the Director of Student Services, Public Health, and Special Projects at the Eastern Area Health Education Center located in Greenville, NC.  She received her undergraduate degree in Health Education from East Carolina University and her Master of Public Health degree from UNC Chapel Hill.  She has been with EAHEC for 12 years, and had 10 years’ experience in the hospital setting prior to joining the AHEC... Read More →
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Elaine Owens

Director, Wake AHEC
Elaine Owens is the Director of Wake AHEC in Raleigh, NC.  She earned her Masters of Public Administration degree from East Carolina University and has 20 years educational planning experience, including collaborations with physician practices, healthcare organizations, academic institutions and other community partners in curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation.  She has 12 years of experience in quality improvement... Read More →
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Bernard Roper

Northwest AHEC
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Tara Owens Schuler

Duke AHEC Program Office
Tara Owens Shuler, Director of CE, Health Careers, and Lamaze programs, holds a BS degree in Health Behavior and Health Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a M.Ed. in Health Promotion from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.   In the Duke AHEC Program Office, Tara’s primary responsibilities include:  coordinating Allied Health programs; Health Careers enrichment and awareness programs... Read More →


Wednesday July 9, 2014 9:45am - 12:00pm
Grand Ballroom A

Attendees (25)