Eastern Area Health Education Center

Eastern AHEC: Connecting Healthcare & Education for Our Region

Mission Statement: The NC AHEC Program provides and supports educational activities and services with a focus on primary care in rural communities and those with less access to resources to recruit, train, and retain the workforce needed to create a healthy North Carolina.

With locations in Greenville and Elizabeth City, Eastern AHEC is one of nine centers in the NC AHEC Program and partners with ECU and other educational and health organizations to serve 23 counties in the eastern part of our state.

About Our Area Health Education Center in Greenville, NC

Eastern AHEC is governed by a board of directors that includes representation from regional healthcare institutions, the community and community college system. To maximize our resources, we are associated with East Carolina University (ECU) schools of medicine, nursing and allied health. We also work with the dentistry, pharmacy and public health programs at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH).

Our staff is filled with professionals that are passionate about serving healthcare providers, from students to experts. You can contact a staff member through our directory, or apply to an open position if you would like to work with us at Eastern AHEC.

Our center understands that supporting the pipeline of healthcare professionals and current providers is an effective way to improve healthcare for our entire region. If you are looking for healthcare resources in Greenville or a surrounding area of NC, Eastern AHEC is here to help you find continuing education, conferences, student housing and more. To learn more, view our calendar to see what events are available. Feel free to contact us at 252.744.5221 with your questions.


Eastern AHEC is proud to serve the community of eastern NC through healthcare education in Greenville and the surrounding region.