Alabama

    Hale County Health Scholars NHSC Site Tour and Shadowing Opportunity

    Date: Wed, 9 Oct 2013

    Time: 8:30am to 11:30am

    Location:  800 Hall St.
    Greensboro , Alabama 36744

    Description: Participants of the Hale County Health Scholars program will tour the Hale County Health and Dental Center (a Federally Qualified Health Center) and the Hale County Hospital (a rural hospital). Scholars will have an opportunity to shadow several healthcare providers from a variety of disciplines (medicine, nursing, medical lab technology, dentistry and dental hygiene), including an alumn of the NHSC Loan Repayment program.

    Event Planner Info 1

    Name: Melissa Cox

    Title: Program Manager, County Health Scholars

    Org: The Univeristy of Alabama, Dept. of Community and

    Email: mcox@cchs.ua.edu

    Phone: (205) 348-1937

    Event Planner Info 2

    Name: Regina J Knox

    Title: Executive Director

    Org: West Central Alabama AHEC

    Email: reknox@whatleyhealth.org

    Phone: (205) 614-6211

    NHSC Networking at UAB

    Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2013

    Time: Noon to 1:00pm

    Location:  University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
    Room C, Volker Hall, UAB School of Medicine 
    Birmingham , Alabama 35205

    Description: Angela Sheffie, an NHSC representative, and an NHSC Alumni, Dr. Aimee Chism Holland, will speak to medical, nursing and dental students about the scholarship and loan repayment programs and why Aimee chose the NHSC.

    Event Planner Info 1

    Name: Art Clawson

    Title: Associate Director

    Org: Alabama Statewide AHEC Program

    Email: aclawson@uab.edu

    Phone: (205) 975-3024

    Event Planner Info 2

    Name: Jay Morris

    Title: President, FMIG

    Org: Family Medicine Interest Group

    Email: jhmorris@uab.edu

    Phone:

    Opportunities in Healthcare: Highlighting Health Careers and National Health Service Corps Programs

    Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2013

    Time: 8:30am to 2:30pm

    Location:  Various high schools in Autauga, Elmore, and Montgomery Counties
    Montgomery, Alabama 36111

    Description: Health Science students at four high schools in the River Region of Alabama will participate in interactive presentations addressing healthcare careers and National Health Service Corps resources that can help them achieve their goals.

    Event Planner Info 1

    Name: Carolyn Bern

    Title: PCO Program Manager and NHSC Coordinator

    Org: Alabama Office of Primary Care and Rural Health

    Email: carolyn.bern@adph.state.al.us

    Phone: (334) 206-5436

    Event Planner Info 2

    Name: Britney Crawford Sellers

    Title: Program Director, MD Connections

    Org: Envision 2020

    Email: Britney@Envision2020.org

    Phone: (334) 269-0224

    Presentation: NHSC Loan Repayment Program for Primary Care Physician Assistants

    Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2013

    Time: 1:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location:  University of Alabama Birmingham School of Nursing
    1701 University Boulevard -- Room 1023-1024 
    Birmingham, Alabama 35294

    Description: Presenter will share information on the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program, Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas in Alabama, and safety net providers.

    Event Planner Info 1

    Name: Art Clawson

    Title: Associate Director

    Org: Alabama Statewide AHEC Program

    Email: aclawson@uab.edu

    Phone: (205) 975-3024

    Event Planner Info 2

    Name: Carolyn Bern

    Title: NHSC Coordinator and Primary Care Office Manager

    Org: Alabama Office of Primary Care and Rural Health

    Email: (334) 206-5436

    Phone: carolyn.bern@adph.state.al.us

    AL-Area Health Education Center/NHSC School Presentation

    Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2013

    Time: 10:00am to 10:45am

    Location:  Hale County Technology Center
    19875 Hwy 69 N 
    Greensboro, Alabama 36744

    Description: The West Central Alabama AHEC will conduct a school presentation for high school seniors studying Health Science. Students will be provided with a brief overview of the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Programs as well as information about their local Area Health Education Center (AHEC) are and how they work together to recruit, train and retain primary care providers in underserved communities.

    Event Planner Info 1

    Name: Regina J. Knox

    Title: Executive Director

    Org: West Central Alabama AHEC

    Email: reknox@whatleyhealth.org

    Phone: (205) 614-6211

    Event Planner Info 2

    Name: Jenny Hughey

    Title: Health Science Instructor/HOSA teacher

    Org: Hale County Technology Center

    Email:

    Phone:

    NHSC School Presentation

    Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2013

    Time: 8:55am to 9:30am

    Location:  Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital
    Demopolis, Alabama 36732

    Description: The Bryan Whitfield Memorial Hospital in partnership with the West Central Alabama AHEC will conduct interactive health careers presentations for health science students highlighting National Health Service Corps resources and AHEC programs that can help them achieve their health career goals.

    Event Planner Info 1

    Name: Danny Smith

    Title: Division Director/Human Resources/Special Projects

    Org: Bryan W. Whitfield Memoral Hospital

    Email: dsmith@bwwmh.com

    Phone: (334) 287-2635

    Event Planner Info 2

    Name: Regina J Knox

    Title: Executive Director

    Org: West Central Alabama AHEC

    Email: reknox@whatleyhealth.org

    Phone: (205) 614-6211