The University of Kentucky realized its state health needs and combined resources. The Colleges of Agriculture (COA) and Public Health along with the university Academic Health Center (AHC) partnered to develop the Health Education through Extension Leadership Project (HEEL). As a model for future program development for other states, the process of collaboration is described in detail to inform and promote the creation of new effective health programs. Successful examples of the created partnership are described as well as the process to program planning, program development, and implementation.
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Scutchfield, F., Harris, T. T., Tanner, B., & Murray, D. (2007). Academic Health Centers and Cooperative Extension Service: A Model for a Working Partnership. The Journal of Extension, 45(1), Article 7. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol45/iss1/7