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Upstate AHEC Welcomes Dawn Wichmann as Director

Dawn Wichmann, a Michigan native and former resident of South Carolina, is returning to the state as Executive Director of Upstate AHEC.  Dawn, who is relocating to Greenville from metro Atlanta, follows former director Fay Brown.

Dawn previously led the Lakelands Rural Health Network in Greenwood, SC, as the founding director, serving from 2008-2011. She directed the non-profit organization to expand access and improve the quality of healthcare throughout a rural, six county region. Her experience also includes serving as director of Information Technology/Systems and Informatics at the University of Toledo Medical Center in Ohio, and as director of Health Policy and Regulation at the Illinois Hospital Association. She most recently worked as an information technology and organizational assessment consultant in the metro Atlanta area.

 The new Upstate AHEC director holds a bachelor's degree in English and political science and a master's degree in public affairs and administration from Western Michigan University. She is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in public policy and administration from Walden University.  Dawn's experience and expertise lie in building fundamental relationships in the healthcare field and delivering optimum results for healthcare system employees.

Please welcome Dawn to the South Carolina AHEC family at dwichmann@upstateahec.org or by calling 864-349-1166.  

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