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Erie Niagara AHEC and Partner Organization News & Events

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Upcoming Events


Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Time: 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Location: Frank E Merriweather Jr. Library
1324 Jefferson Ave
Buffalo, NY 14208

Community Forum – Addressing the Social Determinants of Health through Health Literacy

Erie Niagara AHEC in the News

Danise Wilson Named Buffalo Business First 40 Under 40 Honoree

Published December 1, 2017

Danise Wilson, MPH, Executive Director of Erie Niagara AHEC was honored on December 1, 2017 as one of Buffalo Business First’s 2017 40 Under 40 Honorees.

“Buffalo Business First’s 40 Under 40 honors Western New York men and women who excel in their professions and community involvement. A panel of 40 Under 40 alum selected this year’s class out of over 160 nominations.”

Article Link: https://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/news/2017/12/01/meet-buffalos-2017-40-under-40-honorees.html

Educating tomorrow’s health care workforce

Published August 30, 2017

“The School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP), along with the Erie Niagara Area Health Education Center (ENAHEC), recently hosted a free summer camp for local high school students to learn more about public health and to explore both college and career choices in public health and health professions.”

Article Link: http://www.buffalo.edu/ubnow/stories/2017/08/public-health-camp.html?utm_source=2016+UB+Reporter,+University+at+Buffalo+List&utm_campaign=a379346b9c-UBNow_08_30_2017&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_af676811e4-a379346b9c-88012777

PRESS RELEASE: TROCAIRE COLLEGE AWARDED $1.8 MILLION FOR NURSING WORKFORCE DIVERSITY GRANT

Published July 27, 2017

“Trocaire College has been awarded the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) Nursing Workforce Diversity Grant. The grant will fund an estimated $1.8 million over four years for the college and its community partners to recruit, support, retain and graduate diverse nursing professionals to power the local healthcare workforce.

Participating nursing students will be buoyed by financial, academic and social support, and respected grant partners Community Health Centers of Buffalo and Erie Niagara Area Health Education Center (ENAHEC) will each assist in providing mentoring and vocational training for students. Trocaire is the recipient of one of only 29 awards given nationwide, and the only recipient in New York State.”

Article Link: https://trocaire.edu/press-release-trocaire-college-awarded-1-8-million-nursing-workforce-diversity-grant/

 

Millennium Training Collaboration Delivering a ‘Mission Critical’ Cultural Competency and Health Literacy Knowledge and Skills

Published June 7, 2017

“Erie Niagara Area Health Education Center (ENAHEC) is a fortunate partner of MCC PPS…Through our collaboration, we have been able to deliver high quality and informative Cultural Competency and Health Literacy content to the eight counties of WNY. Educating the healthcare workforce is a priority of ENAHEC and our sub-contractors. We acknowledge that changing the culture of healthcare and delivery services has to happen at a patient, professional and organizational level through education and self-reflection.” – Danise C. Wilson, Erie Niagara AHEC Executive Director

Article Link: http://millenniumcc.org/millennium-training-collaboration-delivering-mission-critical-cultural-competency-and-health-literacy-knowledge-and-skills/

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