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Pre-Health Advising


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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NEWS

  • 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!

  • DU students learn about Health Disparities in Denver

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Friday, August 10 at 7pm online. Examkrackers MCAT- FREE MCAT Online CARS Lessons: CARS Strategy. Register here.
  • Friday, August 24 at 9am-5pm in Fulginiti Pavilion, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus: GLOBAL HEALTH PRIMER COURSE. The Global Health Primer is a one-day course for healthcare providers with little or no international health experience who are interested in obtaining foundational and contemporary principles of global health and international health work. This introductory course aims to provide practical knowledge about health care delivery in low resource international settings. For more information, contact nancy.lorenzon@du.edu.
  • Wednesday, September 5 at 9:15-10:30am in in Sturm 281 (Lindsay Auditorium): Pre-Health Advising Welcome for incoming first year students.
  • Monday, September 10: Fall classes begin.
  • Friday, September 14 at 12:00-1:00pm: Denver Health- Health Equity Lecture livestreamed: Pre-Health Group Advising for 2nd year students.
  • Saturday, September 15: Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's® The Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging at DU is walking for Alzheimer's disease!! The name of the team is: KIHA Pioneers. We hope you will join us to help raise awareness and money for those suffering from this terrible disease. Visit the team page to join our team!!
  • Mon., September 17 at 5:30-6:30pm in BAUD 103: Pre-Health Group Advising for 2nd year students.
    OR
    Tuesday, September 18 at 6:30-7:30pm in BAUD 103: Pre-Health Group Advising for 2nd year students.
  • Monday, September 17 at 6:30-7:30pm in BAUD 103: Pre-Health Group Advising for 3rd and 4th year students.
    OR
    Tuesday, September 18 at 5:30-6:30pm in BAUD 103: Pre-Health Group Advising for 3rd and 4th year students.
  • Wednesday, September 19 at 6:00-7:30pm in ECS 400: The Health Clinic is Open! Q&A and Mentoring for Pre-Health Students. Offered in partnership with Pre-Health Advising, this event will feature healthcare professionals – from physicians to pharmacists – who will share their career paths with pre-health students once per quarter. Featuring: Dr. Ken Phi '10, Optometrist at Vision Care Specialists & Dr. Doug Goldstein, Physical Therapist & Adjunct Faculty – CU School of Medicine, Physical Therapy Program! Register via Pioneer Careers!
  • Thursday, September 20 at 5:30-6:30pm in BAUD 103: Basics of Pre-Health Interviewing If you are interviewing this year, please come for some basic information about interviews, how to practice, upcoming opportunities to gain more experience with interviews.
  • Saturday, September 22 at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus: Annual CU Anschutz Pre Health Day! More information can be found here.
  • Monday, September 24 at 5:30-7:00pm in BAUD 103: Pre-Health Group Advising for 1st year students
    OR
    Tuesday, September 25 at 5:30-7:00pm in BAUD 103: Pre-Health Group Advising for 1st year students
  • Thursday, September 27: Mock interviews for students who have applied to health graduate programs- more information to come
  • Wednesday, October 17 at 5:30-7:00pm in Olin Rotunda: Mentor for a Moment: Biotech Edition Featuring alumni from the biotechnology industries. Open to all undergraduate and graduate students interested in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, molecular biology, or physics, no matter your major. Featuring a number of alumni and friends of DU in healthcare and biotechnology!
  • Tuesday, November 13 at 5pm at the Hangar in Stanley Marketplace: Race, Racism and Health: An evening with David R. Williams. A multicultural event for community, students, faculty, health and wellness professionals, anyone who has an interest in the advancement of health equity. Sponsored by Colorado Black Health Collaborative, Center for Public Health Practice and University of Denver, ODI & IRISE.

ADVISING INFORMATION

Program Requirements, Presentations, Assessment

 

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