Student Training Opportunities
For the third year, SEAHEC hosted the Binational Interprofessional Service Learning (BISLE) internship. A collaboration between SEAHEC, the University of Arizona Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health (MEZCOPH,) and community partners, BISLE brought together 29 students from Arizona and Mexico to work in interprofessional-binational teams to learn what it takes to address community health issues collaboratively.
On July 19-20 SEAHEC hosted 20 students from University of Arizona’s Border Latino & American Indian Summer Exposure to Research (BLAISER.) program. The students arrived in Nogales on Wednesday, July 19th to participate in the local “Fight the Bite” campaign to stop the spread of mosquito borne illness in border communities. SEAHEC has worked with community partners for the past year …
From June 19th -21st, 2017, SEAHEC hosted students from the University of Arizona’s Focusing Research on the Border Area (FRONTERA) internship program. A collaboration among the University of Arizona, SEAHEC and local partners, the internship program helps students prepare for medical school and gain hands-on research experience through providing service to local communities.
Community Health Initiatives
Residents of the Winchester Heights Colonia (WHC) in northern Cochise County, Arizona will soon have a long awaited community center, thanks to SEAHEC and community partners.
Guest Blogger Diego Garcia is a former president of SEAHEC’s Nogales Future Health Leaders Club and a graduate of Nogales High School. He is also one of our Karen Halverson Scholars. Now studying at Notre Dame University, Diego writes to us to share his experience at college.
Today was my first day of classes in college. Everything went great at first, but then I had a horrible end of the day. Today is Tuesday, so I had Writing and Rhetoric, Calculus, and Microeconomics. Getting to wake up at 10:30 to go to class was great. It’s like having late-start at Nogales High School but everyday. Overall, each of my classes seemed pretty strict with attendance, grading, tardiness, and other things like that. I don’t know why, but I imagined the classes to be more laid back since I thought they would be larger….
Today is Monday – day of the Great American Eclipse. Notre Dame had an awesome weekend planned out for the class of 2021 and I had a great time. I arrived at South Bend, Indiana Friday a little past noon. I was really excited to get to start a new chapter of my life, yet, naturally, I was anxious and …