Teen Leadership Conference

WHAT: The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) F. Marie Hall Institute for Rural and Community Health will host a Teen Leadership Conference to engage future health care professionals and provide them with skills to be community leaders.

WHEN: 6 p.m. July 19 (Tuesday) to noon July 22 (Friday)

WHERE: Texas Tech University and TTUHSC Lubbock

EVENT: High school students from schools within the West Texas Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Service Region (the 105 westernmost Texas counties) will be engaged in a variety of activities promoting the various pillars of leadership.

As part of the conference, students will travel to Idalou, Texas, at 10:30 a.m. on July 21 (Thursday) to learn what makes communities healthy and see ways they could improve the health and well-being of residents in their local communities.

West Texas AHEC, a program of the F. Marie Hall Institute for Rural and Community Health, facilitates health care workforce development and supports existing rural health providers in the western half of Texas. These services are carried out in five regional centers located in Canyon, Plainview, Midland, Abilene and El Paso.
For more information about the conference, call Chris Felton at (806) 743-1338 or email c.felton@ttuhsc.edu.

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