Cochise College Health Science Fair a Success

On March 30th over 200 high school students attended the Nursing/Health Science fair at Cochise College in Sierra Vista.  Some of the presentations and hands on activities were Simulated Blood Typing, HIV Simulation Lab, SIMS Demonstration, CNA Competition, EMS Vehicle Tour, Sierra Vista Campus Tour. SEAHEC program coordinators, Mireya Velasco and Hannah Hafter give a presentation on health careers at Cochise College in Sierra Vista. Continue reading

Senator Lopez Visits Nogales on SEAHEC Invitation

 senlopezseahecstaffOn Friday March 23, 2012, Senator Linda Lopez visited Nogales to learn about health care priorities in Santa Cruz County.  After serving South Tucson for 11 years, the senator now represents Santa Cruz County, due to recent redistricting. Last winter, Hannah Hafter, SEAHEC Program Coordinator, met Senator Lopez at the Legislative Health conference and invited her to visit her new district to learn about local health care services and priorities.

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Baboquivari High School Health Career Club Launched

Baboquivari High School Health Career Club Launched
By Brenda Redhouse

SEAHEC held its first meeting with the Health Career Club at Baboquivari High School (BHS) on November 15, 2011 and it was great!  A total of 26 students participated.  We provided lunch for the students for our first meeting.   SEAHEC intern, Stephine Baloo and I created and presented a three minute digital story of ourselves and our “pathway to health careers” as our introduction to them. 

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SEAHEC recognizes Santa Cruz Preceptor

Local physician presented award for tutelage

Nogales International | Posted: Friday, January 13, 2012 8:38 amSEAHEC recognizes Santa Cruz Physician

Dr. Patrick Martinez of Carondelet Holy Cross Hospital has been presented the Outstanding Preceptor of the Year Award by the Southeast Arizona Area Health Education Center (SEAHEC).

According to SEAHEC, the award is meant to recognize clinicians who take the time to work with medical and health professions students who complete their clinical rotations in rural and medically underserved communities in Southern Arizona.

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