AHEC - North Carolina Area Health Education Centers Program
Touched by an AHEC: Stories from 100 Counties

Eastern AHEC

Eastern AHEC

 

Stories

  • Beaufort County:
    1. Edward Newton, MD, chair, Dept. of OB/GYN at Brody School of Medicine; story from Pungo District Hospital in Beaufort County.
    2. Mark Beamer, MD, Pungo Family Medicine, Improving Performance in Practice (IPIP) initiative
  • Gates County: Terri Watson, lead school nurse
  • Gates, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Pasquotank and Perquimans Counties: Eric Nickens, public health information specialist, Albemarle Regional Health Services
  • Pitt County:
    1. Chris Bullock, health careers student
    2. Tracy Salisbury Forrest, MD, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Obstetrics & Gynecology
    3. Sandy Walton, mental health nurse, adult psychotherapist, marriage and family therapist
  • Washington County: Kathy Waters, retired educator (2008), advocate for rural, underserved area

 

County Data (from most recent fiscal year)

County Continuing Education
Participants
AHEC Funded
Student Rotations
Health Careers
Students
Beaufort 981 34 6
Bertie 84 7 0
Camden 41 29 0
Carteret 587 15 0
Chowan 176 3 0
Craven 1830 20 0
Currituck 38 22 0
Dare 298 1 0
Gates 37 0 0
Greene 122 18 4
Hertford 378 10 0
Hyde 21 0 0
Jones 54 63 3
Lenoir 1832 29 8
Martin 200 17 1
Onslow 1403 35 0
Pamlico 60 11 0
Pasquotank 665 10 1
Perquimans 58 0 0
Pitt 17852 137 45
Tyrrell 22 0 0
Washington 122 0 0
Wayne 1982 42 1