The Michigan Area Health Education Center Awarded $741,000 from HRSA
The Michigan Area Health Education Center was recently awarded $741,000 in grant funds from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The funds will be used to continue to strengthen its statewide network of 5 regional centers and provide an unprecedented number of health care career preparation initiatives, clinical experiences and continuing education programs for health care professionals in communities throughout the state.
"The continued support by HRSA is a testament to the high quality services provided by AHEC for improving the future of healthcare in Michigan," said Dr. Tsveti Markova, Co-Principal Investigator of Michigan AHEC and Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and DIO, Professor and Chair, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences Wayne State University School of Medicine. "This award reinforces HRSA's commitment to the interprofessional and innovative nature of Michigan AHEC," said Dr. Ramona Benkert, Co-Principal Investigator of Michigan AHEC and Interim Dean and Professor, Wayne State University College of Nursing.
HRSA has awarded consecutive yearly grants to Michigan AHEC since 2010. Michigan AHEC is funded by the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (Grant # U77HP26582) and Wayne State University. Michigan AHEC is also supported by the following host partners: Western Michigan University, Central Michigan University, Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center and MidMichigan Community Health Services.