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Monday, June 27 • 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Workshop - Expanding the AHEC Mission to South Africa Through Collaboration with Morehouse School of Medicine

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The Stellenbosch University Area Health Education Centre (AHEC) intervention has been adapted from the USA and implemented as a pilot project in Western Cape (WC), South Africa. The adapted project focuses on increasing access to tertiary health sciences education for learners from rural areas in the Western Cape 


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Daniel Blumenthal

Professor Emeritus; Extraordinary Professor, Morehouse School of Medicine; Stellenbosch U.
At Morehouse School of Medicine: Chair, Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, 1983-2013; Associate Dean for Community Health, 1995-2014; AHEC Program Director, 1985-2014. At Stellenbosch U: Extraordinary Professor of Community Health, 2014 - present. President, American College of Preventive Medicine, 2015-2017.
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Therese Fish

Vice Dean: Clinical Service and Social Impact, Stellenbosch University
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Lindsay Meyer

Coordinator: AHEC South Africa, Stellenbosch University
I have worked in rural health for a number of years as part of the Ukwanda Centre for Rural Health team as project coordinator. I taught for a number of years at a primary school before leaving to embark on a journey that led me to the Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science. I am part of the team that established the first Ukwanda Rural Clinical School in South Africa . Currently I coordinate the Grade 7 to 9... Read More →


Monday June 27, 2016 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Grand Ballroom North

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