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WV AHEC Rural Community Health Scholars

WV AHEC Rural Community Health Scholars Program: An Exhibit of the 2021 Interprofessional Education Faculty-Staff Award Winning Project

An exhibit by WVU Art in the Libraries and WVU Health Sciences Interprofessional Education


  • Treah Haggerty MD MS
    Associate Professor, WVU School of Medicine and Co-Director, WVU Rural Track and Rural Scholars Program
  • Jessica Stidham, MA
    Program Manager, WV AHEC Rural Community Health Scholars
  • Jacquelynn Copenhaver, MA
    Grants Manager, WVU Institute for Community and Rural Health

Rural Community Health Scholars is a two-year program offered to 75 of West Virginia’s top health professions students from institutions across the state. This program aims to provide supplemental and interprofessional educational experiences to those interested in practicing in rural of underserved communities. This exhibit takes a look at the accomplishments and initiatives of this successful, award-winning program.

Image: 2021 Dental Scholars: Payton Southall, Bailey Hollihan, Carlie Enns, Elizabeth Strickler, & Skylar Kipps