Gloria Burnett elected president of National AHEC Organization

by Henry Randolph  |   

Gloria BurnettGloria Burnett, director of the Alaska Area Health Education Center (AHEC) program, has been selected as president-elect of the National AHEC Organization (NAO). She will assume the organization’s presidency beginning in 2020. The NAO represents a network of more than 300 AHEC program offices and centers that serve over 85% of counties in the United States. “The NAO relies on the skill and passion of its members to advance our work of developing a quality healthcare workforce for underserved and diverse populations,” said Dwain Harris, NAO’s CEO. “Gloria’s experience as an AHEC leader, as well as her expertise in grant acquisition and management, youth outreach, and many other areas, will be critical to keeping us moving forward.”