Southeast Arizona Area Health Education Center



SEAHEC Welcomes New Continuing Education Coordinator

SEAHEC welcomes Beth Robinson, our new Continuing Education/Health Education Coordinator.
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SEAHEC, UA Provide Cutting Edge Medical Education to Combat Opioid Abuse

2019 Spring Echo Training
SEAHEC partnered with the University of Arizona (UA) in February and March to offer Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) and Pain Management education to primary care physicians and other healthcare professionals.
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Mt. Sinai Students Conduct Health Fairs/Anti-Rabies Outreach in Local Communities

For a decade, Mt. Sinai students have worked with SEAHEC on a quest for learning while providing community service in rural border communities.
In March, 12 students and four faculty members from Mt. Sinai Ichan School of Medicine's, Medical Students Making Impacts (MSMI) returned for their 11th year to Nogales.
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Medical Students Making Impacts 2019

Medical Students Making Impacts, from Ichan School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai University, in New York made their 11th annual trip to Nogales, where they immersed themselves in community public health service in Nogales, Arizona and our Sister City, Nogales, Sonora, Mexico. Read their Bios...
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David Madrigal

Being an intern with SEAHEC has made a positive impact on my career goals. It has opened my eyes and let me gain knowledge and experience with underserved communities. It has also helped me understand what needs to be done to address the disparities in the area.
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Taylor Rae Ellsworth

SEAHEC Intern Taylor Ellsworth is from Anthem, Arizona and will graduate from the University of Arizona with a Public Health degree and Spanish minor May 2019.
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Olivia Kaur Sandhu

I hope to one day combine my love for Public Health with a medical degree so that I can continue to work with underserved populations. The work that I have been able to do with SEAHEC has exposed me to a group of very passionate people that are all working towards improving health in a multitude of different ways. I am constantly being inspired by the people that I interact with and it has reinvigorated my drive to continue to work hard towards my dreams.
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Brenda Olivia Sanchez

Through my internship at SEAHEC, I have been able to help create a health curriculum for Winchester Heights as well as planning and implementing a binational border health conference. Because of this experience, I learned that I chose the correct career path and that I want to pursue a career in health education serving rural communities.
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SEAHEC Brings EPA Sponsored Environmental Health Education to Winchester Youth

Winchester Heights Community Action Board
As Winchester Heights families, led by the Winchester Community Action Board, gathered to raise funds for more playground equipment, their children participated in Environmental Health education. While families lined up to buy duros, a puffed wheat snack, Linda Cifuentes, SEAHEC’s Capacity Building Coordinator for Winchester Heights, and Brenda Sanchez, SEAHEC intern, held two Environmental Health Workshops funded by the Environmental …
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Planting Begins at Community Garden in Burris Children’s Memorial Park

On Saturday April 27th, Winchester Heights residents gathered at the Burris Children’s Memorial Park to plant agave, corn, tomatoes, lettuce and other vegetables. They planted seedlings in pots, beginning the community’s plans to start a community garden. The agave plants were donated by Jane Williamson-Davenport, FNP-C, who works in the Chiricahua Mobile Clinic, providing health care services to the …
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Winchester Heights Community Raises Funds for Swings

Winchester Heights Community Fundraising
On Sunday, February 3rd families in Winchester Heights showed up to Winchester Community Center to raise funds for a swing set. Despite the rain, many families came out to buy duros, or puffed wheat, with their choice of sauces and chopped lettuce and carrots. The event, organized by the Winchester Community Action Board, raised over $134.00.
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Our mission is to improve the recruitment, placement and retention of culturally competent health professionals in rural and under-served communities of southeast Arizona.