The Centre for Arctic Healthis located at the Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Public Health, University of Aarhus. The aims of the Centrefor Arctic Health are strengthening research in Arctic Health, increasing collaboration between national and international Arctic research organizations, increasing collaboration on environmental medicine in the Arctic, and participation in Arctic Health education programs.
The Northern State Medical University (NSMU) is the center of the medical education in the North of Russia. In accordance with the Ministry of Healthcare of Russia the NSMU trains medico-social specialists for the 6 regions of the European North. Focus areas include arctic medicine.
Located at University of Alaska Fairbanks, IAB supports faculty and post-doctoral research and graduate education in the life sciences of wildlife, physiology, genetics and evolutionary biology, ecology and ecosystems, biomedicine, and bioinformatics and computational biology.
The Alaska Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) program began at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) in 2005. AHECs are academic and community-based partnerships engaged in primary care workforce engagement, training and recruiting, and retaining activities to improve the distribution, diversity, supply and quality of health care personnel. The Alaska AHEC program office (at UAA) contracts with five regional Centers to implement educational activities involving health professions and to expose students to primary care delivery in rural and/or underserved settings. In addition, AHECs work closely with state and local workforce investment boards to identify and address health care needs and shortages.
The Alaska Center for Rural Health (ACRH) was created in 1987 by rural health care providers, educators, and administrators. Our mission is to help strengthen systems to deliver comprehensive and culturally relevant health care to rural Alaskans.