Meet our Staff

The West Virginia Area Health Education Centers (WVAHEC) Program Office oversees AHEC program implementation for the state of West Virginia and is the primary liaison with federal and state governments for the 5 regional AHEC Centers. The Program Office assists he 5 regional AHEC centers with recruiting, rotations, continuing education, assessments, evaluations, and budgeting. The Program Office provides fiscal management while assisting the 5 regional AHEC Centers in planning and implementing project priorities and provide guidance and support as needed.

The Program Office also works with the National AHEC Organization on legislative and policy issues, and participates in an annual evaluation with Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). 

A photo of Sandra Pope.

Sandra Y Pope

West Virginia University
Positions
Director, WV Area Health Education Centers, Rural Health
Director, Central AHEC Office
Phone
304-347-1216
A photo of Sharon Giles.

Sharon M Giles

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Director, WV Area Health Education Centers, Rural Health
Assistant Director, Central AHEC Office
Phone
304-347-1226