Southeast Arizona Area Health Education Center


Our mission is to improve the recruitment, placement and retention of culturally competent
health professionals in rural and under-served communities of southeast Arizona.


SEAHEC Publishes Documentary on Winchester Heights

Our new documentary chronicles SEAHEC's work over the past decade to create a community health worker driven rural development model. By helping communities build key infrastructure and organizational capacity, we can lower barriers to creating a safe and healthy community for families in low-income, rural communities. Our model, developed through our Healthy Farms Program, can be adapted by other rural communities that lack public health supporting infrastructure.

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A Story of Migration: My Tale of Two Cities

In this new documentary, SEAHEC Executive Director, Gail Emrick, gives her personal testimony on the root causes of migration and provides insight into what Americans can do about it. Through telling her personal experience, Ms. Emrick hopes to reveal “the true complexity of the immigration story.” Watch on YouTube.

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Project Director Needed for a Grant-Funded Food Security Initiative.

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Project Director Wanted:
February 2021 – up to a period of 3 years
Winchester Heights Health Organization, Inc. (WHHO) is a young nonprofit, formed to improve the well-being of residents of Winchester Heights, an unincorporated, rural, farm working community in southeast Arizona, 12 miles north of Willcox. We are searching for a Project Director for a grant-funded food security initiative.

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Volunteer Opportunity for Health Professions Students

CAAJEC Training Opportunity
Health Professions Students Needed for Contact Tracing on the Navajo Nation
Community Outreach and Patient Empowerment (COPE), in partnership with the Navajo Nation Department of Health, is looking for dedicated and passionate health professional students to act as callers to assist sites with contact tracing efforts across Navajo Nation.

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520 287 4722