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T he Health Education Center (HEC) officially opened its doors on August 1, 2019.  Hosting simulation courses since June of the same year, this 161,000 sqft facility boasts the latest technology in human, non-human, and virtual reality simulation educational equipment. Staffed with experienced support staff, the HEC’s teaching abilities are augmented through strategic faculty partnerships including leaders in simulation training from the SON, SOM, SHP, and GSBS. The HEC is dedicated to providing top quality educational experiences for all of our students, fellows, staff, and community members. We welcome all projects and hope to be of service in the creation of new and innovative teaching modalities. Hundreds of dedicated people contributed to the creation of this project spanning the last decade. Please join us in realizing the mission and vision of this masterpiece bringing their work to fruition.


Janet H. Southerland, DDS, MPH, PhD
Professor, Nutrition Metabolism
Vice President Interprofessional Education, Institutional Effectiveness, the Health Education Center