Welcome Jessica Wentworth, to the NEMO AHEC team!

NEMO Area Health Education Center (AHEC) is pleased to announce Jessica Wentworth, BS, CHES, as their Health Careers & Health Education Coordinator. Wentworth will provide leadership in coordinating middle school and high school health career club and career exploration opportunities, while also supporting community outreach efforts in the NEMO AHEC 21-county service area.

Wentworth graduated from Truman State University in 2015 with her B.S. in Health Science and a Minor in Psychology. At Truman State, she served as a Student Advisor for three and a half years and enjoyed being a member of the Student Public Health Association.  Wentworth is a native of Omaha, NE. “I enjoyed my time at Truman and as an intern with NEMO AHEC. The Kirksville community feels like home to me and I’m happy to be back.” Wentworth commented. Continue reading

Adventures in Medicine and Science (AIMS): St. Louis – Raeann’s Reflection

Along with support from the Missouri Foundation for Health, NEMO AHEC was able to provide summer scholarships for students participating in health career & science enrichment opportunities during their summer. In return, they each wrote up a reflection on their experience — enjoy!

Author: Raeann from Green City

This summer I attended Adventures in Medicine and Science (AIMS) in St. Louis Missouri. This was a great experience for me, I had the opportunity to meet new people and discover the path I wanted to take in the medical field.

Throughout the week we were able to see live surgeries, cadavers, had several dissection labs, lectures, and the overnight students were able to go to the arch, go bowling, and see a live Tarzan musical performance. Continue reading

Abigail’s Reflection on TSU’s S.T.A.P.H. Camp: July 6-13, 2014

Along with support from the Missouri Foundation for Health, NEMO AHEC was able to provide summer scholarships for students participating in health career & science enrichment opportunities during their summer. In return, they each wrote up a reflection on their experience — enjoy!

Author: Abigail from Knox Co. 

I recently attended the S.T.A.P.H. camp at Truman State University in early July. It was an amazing experience.

I learned everything from intubation, suturing, spine boarding, splinting, and even information on psychology and genetics.
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