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High School students explore health and science at VGCC

A group of 21 high school students from across the region attended the 2014 Mini-Medical School, organized by the Wake Area Health Education Center (AHEC) in partnership with Vance-Granville Community College. The camp was held in June at VGCC’s South Campus, located between Butner and Creedmoor.


This was the college’s first time hosting a Mini-Medical School, which is an intensive, week-long day camp that uses computational science (computer simulation) and hands-on activities to study key aspects of medicine. Topics include anatomy and physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, cardiology, epidemiology, medical genetics and genomics. The course was taught by Becky Brady, a registered nurse and chemical engineer.


Students not only had a chance to learn about training for careers in the medical field, but... | Read More...

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