Health Care Workforce in the Northern Virginia Region

The Northern Virginia region, including the counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William, and the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas and Manassas Park, is home to hospitals, health systems, Community Health Centers (CHC), community colleges and universities that offer health professions career studies, internships, training and job opportunities.


  • Alexandria
  • Fairfax
  • Falls Church
  • Manassas
  • Manassas Park


  • Arlington
  • Fairfax
  • Loudoun
  • Prince William

AHEC Event Calendar

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Center Director - Karen Y. Brown, MAEd

Executive Director

Karen Y. Brown, MAEd This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Prior to her role as Director for Northern Virginia AHEC at Mason, Ms. Brown worked for the Texas AHEC East – Waco Regional Center for nearly five years; three of them as Center Director. Ms. Brown has over a decade experience in community and public health, working for regional teen tobacco prevention programs in eastern North Carolina, in addition to her years as a program coordinator and director with Texas AHEC. She has previously served on the Board of Directors for the Texas Rural Health Association, Texas Society for Public Health Education, and has worked with community driven initiates with a focus on access to care. Ms. Brown is a North Carolina native; receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education from the University of North Carolina- Wilmington and a Masters of Education in Health Education and Promotion from East Carolina University.

Northern Virginia AHEC

4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: (703) 993-5967

Map of location
Health Facilities


District Health Organization and Hospitals

  • Alexandria Health District
  • Alexandria Hospital
  • Arlington County Health District
  • Dominion Hospital
  • Fairfax County Health District
  • Fair Oaks Hospital
  • Inova Health System
  • Loudoun County Health District
  • Mount Vernon Hospital
  • Potomac Hospital
  • Virginia Hospital Center

Community Health Centers (CHC)

  • Alexandria DOH/DDS and Women's Health
    4480 King Street
    Alexandria, VA 22302
    Phone: (703) 838-4400

  • Alexandria Health Department Casey Health Center
    1200 N. Howard Street
    Alexandria, VA 22304
    Phone: (703) 778-0340

  • Alexandria Neighborhood Health Services
    2 E Glebe Road
    Alexandria, VA 22305
    Phone: (703) 535-5568

  • Alexandria Neighborhood Health Services, Inc.
    3802 Executive Avenue
    D-1 2
    Alexandria, VA 22305
    Phone: (703) 535-7930

  • Alexandria Neighborhood Health Services, Inc. Dental Services
    2100 Washington Boulevard
    Arlington, VA 22204
    Phone: (703) 535-5568

  • Arlington County Behavioral Health Services Division
    1725 N. George Mason Drive
    Arlington, VA 22205
    Phone: (703) 778-0340

  • Loudoun Community Health Center
    224 Cornwall Street, NW
    Leesburg, VA 20176

  • Ridgewood
    4379 Ridgewood Center Drive
    Suite 102
    Woodbridge, VA 22192

  • The Health Center for Children and Families
    46440 Benedict Drive
    Suite 208
    Sterling, VA 20164
    Phone: (571) 434-0022

  • Western Primary Health Care Van
    9444 Taney Road
    Manassas, VA 20110


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