Lima Area Health Education Center (LAHEC)  

Roni Kaufman, MEd, 

Executive Director 

  825 West Market Street

 Suite 201

Lima, OH 45805

Phone - (419) 226-9450


    Counties Served: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Logan, Mercer, Putnam, and Van Wert

LAHEC is located in Lima, Ohio and serves both a rural and urban underserved area and population, including a large Amish population in Hardin county.  They focus on placing 3rd and 4th year medical students and nurse practitioner students from the University of Toledo in clinical rotations with area preceptors. Also, LAHEC is a yearly sponsor and investor in the “Growing Up…It’s a Girl Thing!” program held in the Van Wert community since the early 2000’s.  The Center Director is active in the community serving on numerous Boards and Committees.