Featured Programs

  • In A Box is a “traveling resource” designed to enhance your science & health curriculum.
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  • A Day in The Life

    Participants in A Day in the Life will attend a lecture, meet students through a panel discussion, tour the facilities, and see what life as a medical student is like on the campus of OHSU.
  • Future Health Professionals Oregon

    The FHPO program is based on a detailed curriculum, and is designed for high school students interested in health careers.

Welcome to Northeast Oregon Area Health Education Center (NEOAHEC)

Our mission is to attract and retain healthcare professionals by providing regional educational opportunities. We primarily serve eleven counties in Northeast Oregon by working in partnership with Oregon Health and Science University, three other AHEC centers in Oregon and health training organizations to achieve our mission.

NEOAHEC is located on the campus of Eastern Oregon University in La Grande. Our strong partnership with EOU and our local medical community allows us to offer high-quality programs to students from the Northeast Oregon region and statewide.

As you explore our website you will learn about the various programs that are part of NEOAHEC. Whether you are a STUDENT interested in math and science or already considering a career in healthcare; a PARENT eager to help your child achieve their goals; in a RURAL ROTATION looking for housing information; or already in your professional career in search of CONTINUING EDUCATION opportunities, we are here to help!

If at anytime you have questions or are seeking additional information, please call us at 541-962-3422 or email us at

Meredith Lair
Executive Director

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