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Natural Sciences & Mathematics

Pre-Health Advising Center

Are you a DU student interested in pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, pre-physical therapy, pre-physician assistant, pre-nursing, pre-pharmacy or pre-optometry?  Then you're on the right page!  Here's an overview of the Pre-Health program at DU:   Pre-Health at DU

 Program Director:    Dr. Nancy Lorenzon

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  • Dr. Lorenzon named one of DU's Faculty Career Champions for her work with Pre-Health students in 2016-2017! 

  • DU Pre-Health alumnus, Bailey Loving '15, co-founds the CU Anschutz "Black Men and Women in White Coats" - see a video of his journey to medical school!



  • Wednesday, January 17, 5:00-6:00pm - "So You Want to Take a Gap Year?" - featuring DU Alum Marion Taylor (MSW '88), professional gap year consultant - Register on PioneerWeb - STURM 333
  • Thursday, January 18, 4:00-6:00pm - "Careers with a Cause Career & Internship Fair" - Meet with employees, representatives and recruiters from companies in Healthcare, Non-Profit, Government and Sustainability fields. Register on PioneerWeb.This workshop is offered by Career & Professional Development - AAC Special Events Room
  • Friday, January 19, 12:00-1:00pm - Health Equity Lecture Series "Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Kidney Transplantation" Vanessa Grubbs, MD, MPH, Associate Professor in Division of Nephrology at University of California, San Francisco - lecture is live-streamed to DU.  Bring your lunch and join us in STURM 453.
  • Thursday, January 25, 4:00-5:00pm - "Explain it Like I'm 5: Strategies for Sharing Your Research with a Wider Audience" workshop. Are you working on a research project and plan to present your work in the near future? We are here to help!  - offered by the Career & Professional Development in partnership with the Undergraduate Research Center - ECS 401
  • Wednesday, January 31- Interested in Public Health? If so, attend the on-line SOPHAS Virtual Fair. Registration required.
  • Thursday, Feburary 15, 3:00-6:00pm - 3rd Annual Life Science Industry Showcase - Connecting Academia & Industry - networking event featuring Colorado biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostic companies connecting to undergraduate, master's, doctorate, postdocs, research associates, instructors, post graduate students from Colorado universities. Registration and location information here
  • Wednesday, February 21, 6:00pm - Movie presentation "OF MIND AND MUSIC" and Q&A with the movie producer, Dr. Nicolas Bazan. Nicolas Bazan is a neuroscientist and eye researcher, author, educator, mentor, entrepreneur, music enthusiast, and art lover. His research focuses on neurodegenerative diseases, aiming to understand endogenous modulation of neuroinflammatory signaling, with a lifelong quest to help people affected by stroke, Alzheimer's disease, pain, blindness, and other diseases. Hosted by the Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging (KIHA).- MAGLIONE HALL 5th Floor of Sie Complex.
  • Wednesday, February 28, 5:00-6:30pm - NSM Speed Networking Night -This event is designed for students to practice conversing with professionals in an intimate, less formal setting than a conference or career fair. You will have the opportunity to mingle with alumni and professionals across Natural Sciences & Mathematics, and "ask them anything" about the career paths!
    This event will be limited to just 15 students, so be sure to register today! Register on PioneerWeb - ECS 510


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