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Getting Brainy at La Grande High School
Jun 01, 2017 by Brittany H.
By Brittany Hargrove--NEOAHEC Admin. & Outreach Coordinator On Saturday, May 20th, a group of more than 70 eager 6th-12th graders from communities in Northeast Oregon put on their thinking caps and joined NEOAHEC for a free morning of...
Going Rural
Apr 10, 2017 by Brittany H.
By Liz Russell, NEOAHEC Rural Rotation Coordinator, & Meredith Lair, NEOAHEC Executive Director An unknown author once wrote, "Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of nowhere, and sometimes in the middle of nowhere, you find...
A Career in Rural Healthcare: Is it for Me?
Feb 22, 2017 by Brittany H.
By Brittany Hargrove--Northeast Oregon AHEC Administrative & Outreach Coordinator & Robert Duehmig--Oregon Office of Rural Health Deputy Director Quiz time! Did you know that approximately 20 percent of Americans live in rural...
New Year, NEOAHEC Students Soaring to New Heights
Jan 03, 2017 by Brittany H.
2017 is now underway, and great things are taking off for Northeast Oregon Area Health Education Center students. 2011 MedQuest participant and current Oregon Health and Sciences University senior, Isela Garcia, is no exception. The...
Programs Inspire Students Through Science
Nov 16, 2016 by Brittany H.
Girls in Science and Saturday Science 2016 October 22nd marked the 15th year of Girls in Science-an early pipeline development program for girls in sixth through eighth grade, hosted by NEOAHEC and Eastern Oregon University. At this event,...
NEOAHEC Celebrates 25 Years
Oct 05, 2016 by Northeast Oregon AHEC
2016 has been a milestone and a year of celebration for Northeast Oregon AHEC, as it marks our organization's 25th anniversary. It has been an honor and a privilege to celebrate with other community partners, to reflect on the impact we've...
10 Students from Northeast Oregon go to Portland for Health Careers Camp
Sep 06, 2016 by Northeast Oregon AHEC
This summer 10 high school students from Northeast Oregon and another 30 students from around the state participated in the Healthcare Pre-professional Exploration Program (HPREP) at Oregon Health Sciences University. These 40 carefully...
Rural and Community Health Clerkship Comes to an End
Jul 17, 2016 by Northeast Oregon AHEC
For 24 years, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) School of Medicine and the Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) have worked in cooperation to offer the Rural and Community Health Clerkship (RCHC) for third-year medical students...
Students From Across the State Come to La Grande for Health Career Camp
Jul 06, 2016 by Northeast Oregon AHEC
Northeast Oregon Area Health Education Center's (NEOAHEC) MedQuest health career exploration camp was held June 13-17, in La Grande. This year's camp hosted 34 students from as far away as Roseburg with the majority being from eastern...
OHSU Medical Students Provide Enrichment to Eastern Oregon
Jun 01, 2016 by Northeast Oregon AHEC
Three days in eastern Oregon probably wasn't enough to be a life altering experience for eight first year medical students visiting from Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) School of Medicine, but it was enough to gain valuable...