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Partners and Advisors

Our Host

WCI-AHEC is hosted by Indiana State University’s College of Health and Human Services. This unique college offers nationally respected programs in nursing, social work, public health, kinesiology, sports management, exercise science, coaching, recreation and non-profit leadership, athletic training, physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician assistant studies, nutrition science, human development and family studies, and family and consumer sciences.  ​



  • Greene County General Hospital
  • Indiana Rural Health Association
  • Ivy Tech Community College
  • Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Richard G. Lugar Center for Rural Health
  • Minority Health Coalition of Vigo County
  • Owen County Family YMCA
  • St. Vincent Williamsport Hospital
  • Union Hospital
  • Union Hospital Family Medical Center
  • Valley Professionals Community Health Center
  • Vigo County School Corporation
  • Wabash Valley Community Foundation
  • Workforce Network



West Central Indiana - Area Health Education Center Advisory Board

Name, Title


Esther Acree, RN, FNP, Nursing Faculty

Indiana State University

Janis Cullison, RN, BSN, CEN, EMT-I/99, Education Coordinator

Sullivan County Community Hospital

Jane Craigin, CEO

St. Vincent Williamsport Hospital

Tina Elliott, Community Relations Director

Indiana Rural Health Association

Kelly Hall


Peg Hill,  MSN, RN, Healthcare Recruiter

Union Hospital

Stephanie Laws 

Rural Health Innovation Collaborative

Mia Lewis

Minority Health Coalition of Vigo County

Caroline Mallory, Dean, College of Health and Human Services

Indiana State University

Tiffani Martin, HR Director

Valley Professionals Community Health Center

Nathan Myers,Political Science Faculty

Indiana State University

Dave Newgent, Owen Co. Tobacco Prevention & Cessation & Drug-Free Council

Owen County Family YMCA

Holly Pies, Curriculum Coordinator

Vigo County School Corporation

Libby Ray, Vigo Co. Tobacco Prevention & Cessation Coordinator

Chances and Services for Youth (CASY)

Jill Rogers Wabash College
Lisa Rupska, RN, BS, Clinical Educator  Greene County General Hospital

Beth Tevlin, Executive Director

Wabash Valley Community Foundation

Kathy Walker, Program Director

Fountain/Warren Tobacco Prevention & Cessation Program

Jan Weust, Nursing Faculty

Indiana State University

Julie Will, RN, Ivy Tech Dean School of Health Sciences

Ivy Tech Community College