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UP Area Health Education Center

Welcome to the UP Area Health Education Center, based out of Northern Michigan University and covering the 15 counties of the Upper Peninsula. Our mission is to connect students to health professions, professionals to communities and communities to better health.


Partnerships are vital to launching and establishing the U.P. Area Health Center as part of regional health care service and education. Learn more about our current partners and their involvement with our program.


We offer a variety of programs to specific regions of the Upper Peninsula, including pipeline, community based student education, and continuing education programs. Learn about the types of programs as well as upcoming programs in the central, eastern and western parts of the Upper Peninsula.

The U.P. Area Health Education Center works to keep a current list of <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/upahec/updates">upcoming events</a> available online for the community to attend.  Find <a href=U.P. Area Health Education Center is holding a <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/upahec/dental-day">FREE DENTAL CLINIC</a> for uninsured and under-insured adults of Marquette a Baraga counties on April 23, 2016 from 8:00am to 5:00pm at the West Ishpeming Dental Center.

Quick Links

Upper Peninsula Regional CenterUPRCAHEC@nmu.edu906-227-1628