The Institute for the Advancement of Community Health connects the Furman campus and the greater community to advance education and research devoted to supporting and improving health.​​
The institute provides a framework for students, faculty and community partners to convene and collaborate to positively impact the health of the population in Greenville and beyond. Through support from its partnerships with the Greenville Health System and other community organizations, students are connected to health related internships, research and mentorship opportunities. ​​
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    Our institute invites opportunities for collaboration across the campus and the community. Learn more.​

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    Our institute strives to improve the overall community health in Greenville. Find out how.
  • 40

    Percentage of Furman students pursuing careers in health care

  • 120

    Clinical experiences in internships

  • 408

    Students involved in health care internships



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