AHEC CHHS Immersion Day
The first AHEC CHHS Immersion Day of fall 2018 was held in October with the allied health group from Van Buren Technology Center. The group included 34 junior and senior high school students and four instructors.
Disrupting Disparities: The Continuum of Care for Michiganders
In October, AARP MI presented an Intergenerational Advocacy Boot Camp in Lansing. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate students from WMU, Wayne State and MSU attended to learn about health disparities that currently exist among Michigan’s 50-and-older population and effective advocacy strategies to help eliminate these disparities.
Cassopolis Family Clinic Network breaks ground on new facility
Cassopolis Family Clinic Network broke ground on the new location for the Niles Community Health Center. At its current location, the center provides medical services to more than 3,200 patients with just three providers and six exam rooms. Just up the road from the current location, CFCN operates an obstetrics and gynecology office that will relocate to the new facility.
Human Trafficking and Trauma Informed Care Conference
The Western Regional AHEC coordinated the delivery of the Human Trafficking and Trauma Informed Care Conference at the WMU-Grand Rapids Beltline location in October. This live simulcast was sent from the Upper Peninsula AHEC at Northern Michigan University to five health organizations and universities throughout Michigan. More than 200 health professionals throughout Michigan participated in the conference.
Intern spotlight: Marnissa Battle
Marnissa Battle is AHEC’s intern for fall 2018. She will graduate this December from CHHS with a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Health Services with a minor in Addiction Studies.
Upcoming conferences

Hereditary Cancer 2019
Friday, April 26, 2019 | 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Cost: $65
WMU-Grand Rapids Beltline Location
Registration opens Jan. 1, 2019 | Printable flier

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