Canton Regional Area Health Education Center (CRAHEC)  

Sally W. Lavery, M.Ed., CHES, Center Director   

Kent State University-Stark

6000 Frank Avenue, NW

North Canton, OH  44720-7548

Phone - (330) 244-3293   

Counties Served: Stark, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes, Richland, Ashland and Crawford  

CRAHEC, located on the campus of Kent State University Stark Campus, coordinates educational activities in community settings for area health professions students.  The Center plans and develops educational programs based on the assessment of local resources, area health personnel needs and the interests of each community.  Canton Regional AHEC develops and enriches training opportunities for medical and pharmacy students, nursing, and other allied health professional students in interprofessional settings and provides workforce development health career pipeline programs for health professional training.  The Center also provides leadership to develop and coordinate regional educational interventions targeted for local health care professionals with special emphasis on rural health practitioners.