The Colorado AHEC Program in cooperates with school districts to offer health career exploration programs for kindergarten through 8th grade statewide.
Health career exploration programs available for grades 9th – 12th.
yearlong opportunity for 120 Colorado high-school students and their parents
during the 2017-2018 school year (2 hours/month). After completing at least 7
of 8 meetings, students will attend a FREE week-long summer camp held at CU
Denver & Anschutz campuses for hands-on experiences in healthcare careers.
In addition, 60 current health profession students will volunteer as mentors to
help shape Colorado’s future healthcare providers.
Join us for 2017 Science Discovery at CU Anschutz – multiple
weeks, open to rising 11th and 12th grade students (must be at least 16 years
Medical Research Matters (July 24-28, 2017)
Denver Metro Regional Science and Engineering Fair
The Cardel Homes Regional Science Fair (CHRSF) provides Denver area
students the opportunity to display their science and engineering
projects in an atmosphere of competition, creativity, and education. The
53rd Annual CHRSF is for students in grades six through 12 who are
enrolled in public, charter, private and parochial schools or are home
schooled within the fair’s territory. The Denver metropolitan regional
territory includes the eight counties of Adams, Arapahoe, Broomfield,
Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Jefferson, Summit and parts of Grand. For
all of these students, the CHRSF represents the culmination of months
(in some cases, years) of hard work and dedication.
The Denver Metro Region is one of 13 International Science and Engineering Fair Regions in the state that feed to the Colorado State Science Fair.
is held at the University of Colorado Denver Campus.
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CU Pre-Health Day for High School Students
CU Pre Health Day has been developed and created to provide pre-college,undergraduate and graduate level students and pre-health advisors with information that can help ensure success in a health-related admissions process. By offering attendee’s access to admissions professionals and faculty, our Pre Health Day event represents an exceptional opportunity for all prospective students with an interest in a health-related course of study.
Our second annual event will be held at the Anschutz Medical Campus on Saturday, September 23, 2017. Click to download the agenda.
Visit our website for the most up to date information CU Prehealth.org
of Colorado’s Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program Office, in
collaboration with the STAR Library
Education Network (STAR_Net), and CLACE present Discover Health/Descubre la Salud, a project funded by the National Institutes of
Health Science Education Partnership Award. This traveling exhibition
addresses the nation’s most serious public health issues, especially among
underserved and rural populations (diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular
health). It also encourages youth, especially those from at-risk communities to
pursue careers in health care professions. The project engages students,
families, and adults by using a strategic combination of interactive exhibits
and activities in both English and Spanish presented at public libraries,
community health festivals, and career events.
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Obesity and Cadaver Lab Experience
The mission of the Obesity and Cadaver Lab Experience
is to encourage high school students from all regions of the state to
pursue a healthy lifestyle and a career in healthcare.
Health Career Exploration and Education Program
- To educate Colorado Students on Obesity and how it affects the human body.
- To provide these students with education and experience that will help them make intelligent nutritional and health choices.
During this 2-hour lecture and 4-hour lab experience, high school
students will learn about the dangers and effects of obesity on the
human body. They will also learn how to calculate BMI, give each other
health assessments, view a human cadaver and organ specimens.
Teachers, for more information please contact:
Jennifer Hellier, PhD
Director, Colorado Health Professions Development
Associate Director of Pre-Health Programscoemail@example.com