The West Texas Area Health Education Center (AHEC) is working to address the health care provider shortage and improve health care access in West Texas through education and development of the health care workforce. It is a coordinated effort between the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, health care providers, communities and counties across West Texas. The collaborative program focuses on developing the health care providers of the future as well as supporting current health professionals in West Texas.

  • Supporting Community-Based Education
  • Supporting Health Professionals
  • Promoting Health Careers
  • Promoting Healthy Living
With the mission of
       making rural West Texas healthier
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This website is provided as a service of West Texas AHEC. West Texas AHEC is based at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center’s F. Marie Hall Institute for Rural and Community Health in Lubbock, TX. This program is supported with funds provided by grant number 5 U77HP16497 from the Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services.