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Western Region (HRSA Region IX) Public Health Training Center – California Local Performance Site 2015-2019

  • HRSA/University of Arizona funded; focus on rural/frontier areas of CA; 6 AHEC Centers participating
  • Provide public health education to clinicians and staff at clinics and PH departments in CA; provide MPH internships

HPV Vaccination Education Project 2015-2018

  • CDC funded and National AHEC Organization partners
  • Continuing education about HPV vaccination for clinicians working in underserved areas
  • AHEC program office to be Site Coordinator for CA

NHSC Research and Evaluation Activities (REA)

  • HRSA/OSHPD funded 2011-2013; OSHPD and CPCA partnership
  • Developed 11 community based CME webinar trainings; outreach and events for over 500 NHSC and SLRP clinicians

Equipment to Enhance Training in the Health Professions (EETHP)

  • HRSA funded 2010-2011
  • Purchased $300,000 in simulation training equipment for partner educational institutions

California Student/Resident Experiences and Rotations in Community Health (Cal SEARCH)

  • HRSA/OSHPD funded 2008-2011
  • Placed 150 health professions students in community clinics and health centers in underserved areas

California Preparedness Education Network (cal-PEN)