Blue Ridge AHEC
7 Ivy Street, NE
Rome, Georgia 30161
The Executive Director works for its Board of Directors, a group of community health professionals from the region. The Executive Director collaborates with the statewide AHEC Network which includes the Program Office, located at Augusta University, and 5 other regional AHEC’s in the state. The Executive Director directs the staff and is responsible for the daily operations, budget management, and oversight of the organization.
706-235-0776 ext. 204
Kristie Washington, RN, BSN
RN Re-Entry / Continuing Education Coordinator
Provide primary leadership and coordination of the RN Reentry Program. Provide leadership for program design, development, implementation and marketing of education / training programs for healthcare professionals, students and other key consumers in accordance with Blue Ridge AHEC’s goals and objectives within the 20 county service region. Responsible for retention efforts of healthcare professionals through identified projects including the development and maintenance of relationships with various community partners.
Health Careers Education Coordinator
Responsible for the coordination of recruitment activities in working with elementary, middle and high school counselors, teachers and administration, college faculty and health education personnel to develop and implement strategies for encouraging students from the region to health careers. With a focus on minority and rural students, the Coordinator plans health careers awareness programs including health career fairs. Other responsibilities include the development of a scholarship information resource center and seeking opportunities for scholarship development in the region.
706-235-0776 ext. 205
Office Manager/Special Projects Coordinator
The Office Manager/Special Projects Coordinator is responsible for performing administrative staff functions and managing the office and accounting operations for the Blue Ridge AHEC Center; as well as, being responsible for coordination of events, special projects, and community outreach.
706-235-0776 ext. 203
The Preceptor Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of community based clinical training at Blue Ridge AHEC including but not limited to the coordination and management of clinical rotations within our 20 county service region.
706-235-0776 ext. 206