Academic Alliances

Academic Alliance Resources showcases the innovative work of agencies and organizations that are committed to increasing the number of viable community-academic partnerships. We feature a range of perspectives from universities and health professions organizations to health policy and civic groups. This week features the Association of Community Health Nursing Educators (ACHNE, more -

The role of nursing institutions is usually overlooked when individuals think about forming alliances within institutions of higher education. Because of their commitment to public and community health, however, it is important to remember that nursing schools can offer enormous support to wellness village efforts. So next time you are thinking about establishing partnerships, don't forget to research all that your local School of Nursing can offer!! Below is information on one such organization.

The Association of Community Health Nursing Educators' (ACHNE) promotes the public's health by ensuring leadership and excellence in community and public health nursing education, research, and practice by promoting the synthesis of public health and nursing science, consensus-building and liaison relationships with other organizations, promoting knowledge development through research and influencing the political process. The organization has links to publications, seminars and other relevant information around health. For more information visit: