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Staff News Summary


North Carolina AHEC Program
fall 2013 newsletter

Warren Newton, MD, MPH, Announced as New NC AHEC Director
A message from William L. Roper, MD, MPH, dean of the UNC School of Medicine, and CEO of UNC Health Care.
I am delighted to announce that Warren Newton, MD, MPH, will become director of the North Carolina Area Health Education Center (AHEC), effective September 1, 2013. In his new role, Dr. Newton will continue AHEC’s important mission of transforming health care and health education across the state through training for medical students, residents and other health professionals...(more)

Basnight Appointed Executive Director of Eastern AHEC
On August 5, 2013, Lynda (Lorrie) Lorraine Basnight, MD, FAAP, was announced as executive director of Eastern AHEC and associate dean of continuing medical education at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University...(more)

NC AHEC Supports Innovative Psychiatric Mental Health Training
In 2013-2014, in collaboration with NC universities and affiliated AHECs, The North Carolina AHEC Program will provide funding to support innovative projects that enhance the training of psychiatric residents, students from social work, medicine, and nursing, and practicing health professionals with at-risk and underserved populations...(more)

NC AHEC Nursing Grants Announced
Legislative funding over the past two decades has enabled NC AHECs and many North Carolina nursing schools to create innovative programs that provide advanced education to registered nurses and that prepare more students for careers in nursing. Through NC AHEC’s annual nursing grants process, the following projects have been selected for funding in 2013-2014...(more)