Current Projects & Partnerships
IHHS projects and partnerships reflect the goal of the IHHS to provide community-based interprofessional student training and research opportunities through local partnerships and need-based, regionally focused efforts.
Connecting & Resourcing
Resource Exchange for Appalachian Community Health (REACH)
Partnering with regional health departments, alliances, health & human service organizations to develop an interactive web portal for finding health and wellness services, sharing information, and requesting resources.
*Currently seeking funding
Interprofessional Regional Education/Training
Funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Appalachian State Faculty & Staff are collaborating with regional health & human services providers to train professionals to reduce the risk of substance abuse.
Interdisciplinary program to train students through partnerships with regional organizations and individuals/ families affected by autism and related disorders. Providing diagnosis and treatment services to the community.
Access to Opportunity
Appalachian State's BCHS partners with Wake Forest Baptist Health/School of Medicine and the HC-COG's Area Agency on Aging to take health screenings and preventive education to where people are and train students to be the regional health and human service providers of the future.