Name of Engagement
Blue Ridge Area Health Education Center (BRAHEC)
Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services (IIHHS)
The Blue Ridge Area Health Education Center (AHEC) at JMU strives to improve the health of communities through education, collaboration and cooperation. It focuses on the health care needs of vulnerable populations. The AHEC fosters partnerships that utilize academic and community resources and directs these resources to health and human service gaps that exist within communities. The AHEC program has been a traditional link between academic health and human services programs and communities, utilizing student, faculty and other academic resources to the benefit of the communities.
Involves Students, Involves Faculty, Involves Staff, Involves Participants External to JMU
JMU Only, Hburg/Local/VA
Ongoing (Currently in existence, year round)
Primary Focus of Program
Health and Healthcare
Areas of Engagement
Community Engagement, Engaged Learning
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