Over 100 Students toured U of A Health Sciences

Over 100 students from high schools throughout southeastern Arizona converged at the University of Arizona on December 10, 2010  for an exceptional glimpse into potential health-related career options. The students, representing schools in Bisbee, Douglas, Nogales, Rio Rico and Tucson, all share an interest in the health care field as expressed through their participation in their local SEAHEC-sponsored High School Health Career Club.  The UA visit was designed

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Rio Rico High School Career Club Tours AT Still University

The SEAHEC Rio Rico High School Health Career Club students toured the AT Still University in Mesa Arizona on November 17, 2010. The students attended many health profession student presentations on Audiology, Physician Assistant, MD, DO, Chiropractor, Dentist, and even learned how to take blood pressure. The AT Still University staff and students are always helpful in giving these tours to the health career club students. The main highlight was seeing the dental facility at the university and the advanced technology now being used in this area. By visiting  AT Still University the students strengthen their commitment to pursue higher education and increase their awareness of other health professions. Continue reading

SEAHEC Presents: A Common Sense Approach to Comprehensive Immigration Policy Reform

SEAHEC Executive Director Gail Emrick

SEAHEC presents:  “A Common Sense Approach to Comprehensive Immigration Policy Reform”

SEAHEC’s Executive Director, Gail Emrick, was born and raised in Arizona  and has spent most of her professional life in Central America and the US Mexico border region working on issues of social justice, including food security and health.  Upon her recent return to the US, she is frustrated by the shallow dialogue on immigration, which focuses primarily on border security and the wall.  So, when an opportunity from the UN World Food Program arose – an invitation to

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