Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT

     Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): October 27, 2006

                        ALLIED HEALTHCARE PRODUCTS, INC.
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

          DELAWARE                       0-19266                  25-1370721
(State or other jurisdiction     (Commission File Number)       (IRS Employer
      of incorporation)                                      Identification No.)

                1720 SUBLETTE AVENUE, SAINT LOUIS, MISSOURI 63110
                    (address of principal executive offices)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (314) 771-2400

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     (B) On October 27, 2006, the Registrant was advised by James B. Hickey,
Jr., a director of the Company since 1998, that he intends to withdraw his
nomination for reelection to the Board of Directors at the Annual Meeting of
Shareholders to be held on November 16, 2006, due to increased demands on his
time at his principal employment.

     (D) On October 27, 2006, the Registrant announced that the directors,
acting by unanimous written consent, have elected Joseph E. Root as a director
of the Company and that Mr. Root will be added to the slate of directors to be
reelected to the Board of Directors at the forthcoming Annual Meeting of

          Mr. Root, 61, is an attorney and has been of counsel to the Haynes
Beffel & Wolfeld LLP firm in Half Moon Bay, California, since September 2005.
Mr. Root practices in the field of intellectual property, technology and patent
law. From 2002 until joining Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld, he assisted in
establishing the intellectual property department of SAP based in Palo Alto,
California, and as Senior IP Counsel to SAP AG. SAP AG, an NYSE listed company,
is a German headquartered, worldwide leader in enterprise management software.

          During the 2000 to 2002 period, Mr. Root served as general counsel and
corporate secretary to two affiliate public companies: Fidelity National
Information Systems and Micro General Corp. From 1995 until 2000 he was General
Counsel of Marquip, Inc. in Phillips, Wisconsin. Prior to those positions he
served as an attorney specializing in intellectual property litigation and
technology matters with Johnson Controls, Inc., RJR-Nabisco, Inc. and in private
practice with New York offices of the Bryan Cave and Kenyon & Kenyon firms.

          Mr. Root received his undergraduate degree and training as an engineer
at the United States Military Academy at West Point and served in the Army prior
to attending law school. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Wake Forest
University in 1981.

          Mr. Root is not currently an officer or director of any publicly-held
company. He has advised Allied that he is the direct or indirect beneficial
owner of 2,000 shares of the Company's common stock. Under the terms of the
Company's Incentive Stock Plan for Non-Employee Directors (which is being
submitted for approval at the forthcoming Annual Meeting of Shareholders), Mr.
Root will be granted an option to acquire 10,000 shares of the Company's Common
Stock at the closing market price on October 27, 2006, as a formula award under
section 5(h)(1) of the Plan. Mr. Root will be assigned to service on committees
of the Board of Directors following the Annual Meeting of Shareholders.

The developments referenced above are being announced in a press release issued
on October 27, 2006. A copy of the press release is furnished as an exhibit

As a result of the developments reported above, the size of the Registrant's
Board of Directors will return to five members as of the Annual Shareholders
Meeting which will be held on Thursday morning, November 16, 2006. Proxies for
the election of directors and other business to be conducted at the Annual
Meeting are currently being solicited by the Company's Board and management. As
a result of these developments, proxies received which authorize a vote for Mr.
Hickey will instead be voted for Mr. Root. Any shareholder who wishes to change
or revoke a proxy already submitted should follow the procedures set forth in
the Company's Proxy Statement dated October 13, 2006.

Section 9 - Financial Statements and Exhibits

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

     (c)  Exhibits

          Exhibit 99.1 Press Release dated October 27, 2006.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned thereunto duly authorized.

                                        ALLIED HEALTHCARE PRODUCTS, INC.

Date: October 27, 2006                 By: /s/ Daniel C. Dunn
                                            Daniel C. Dunn
                                            Vice-President, Chief Financial
                                            Officer and Secretary