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A-TrACC Advisory Group

The Advisory Group provides advice, recommendations and grantee feedback on the technical assistance provided by A-TrACC. The Group meets regularly and has been instrumental in assessing needs, shaping the program, and determining priorities for services.

Edna Apostol, MPHChief Executive Officer
Gulfcoast South Area Health Education Center, Inc.
Chris Blodgett, PhDDirector, Eastern Washington AHEC
Associate Scientist and Extension Specialist in Family Living- Human
Development, Washington State University
Detra Brown, MSDirector of Recruitment and Evaluation
Georgia Statewide AHEC Network
Medical College of Georgia
Lawrence 'Hy' Doyle, Ed.D.Executive Director, UCLA PRIME
UCLA Center of Excellence
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Don Heard, EdD, MBADirector
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences-Area Health Education Center
Fort Smith
Greta Lax, MSDirector
Akron-Region Interprofessional Area Health Education Center
Ken Oakley, PhD FACHEChief Executive Officer
Western New York Rural AHEC
Chief Executive Officer, Lake Plains Community Care Network
Jennifer Taylor, DHEd, MPHEvaluation Manager
Indiana Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program
Mary Wainwright, MS, RNRetired A-TrACC Project Director & Deputy Director
East Texas AHEC Program
The University of Texas Medical Branch
Terry Zollinger, DrPHRetired Professor of Epidemiology & Associate Director
Bowen Research Center
Indiana Univ. Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health
Ex Officio Members 
Robert M. Trachtenberg, MSExecutive Director
National AHEC Organization
John Blossom, MDPresident, National AHEC Organization & Executive Director
California Area Health Education Center
University of California School of Medicine-Fresno Medical Education Program
Federal Staff 
Mariquita Mullan, PhDDirector
Division of Public Health and Interdisciplinary Education
Bureau of Health Professions, HRSA
Kyle Peplinski, MAA-TrACC Project Officer & Public Health Analyst,
Division of Public Health and Interdisciplinary Education
Bureau of Health Professions, HRSA
Meseret BezunehChief
AHEC Branch
Division of Public Health and Interdisciplinary Education
Bureau of Health Professions, HRSA
Executive Committee 
Gretchen Forsell, MPH, RDA-TrACC Project Director & Executive Director, Northern Nebraska AHEC
Trisha Schulz, BAA-TrACC Program Manager
Carol Trono, MAA-TrACC Program Coordinator & Special Coordinator II
Texas AHEC East Program, The University of Texas Medical Branch
Next A-TrACC Webinar

Survey Strategies
Thursday, May 1, at 3 p.m. Eastern. Practical guidelines for AHECs to utilize when conducting a survey of program participants. Webinar will include information on the best way to collect data, pros and cons of surveying, sample size and how to develop a quality survey with minimal cost and effort. Register Now

Contact A-TrACC

A-TrACC can answer questions, share examples, offer guidance and put you in touch with other experts who can provide the appropriate assistance.

Please also send us your suggestions for future training topics.

Phone: 414-369-5682