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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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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

  • Thursday, February 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, 4:00-5:30pm Virtual Webinar: CU Nursing Virtual Information Session. During this session we will discuss the Traditional Bachelors and Accelerated Bachelors (UCAN) Pathways.
    Virtual Webinar Access Link: ucdenver.zoom.us/j/342786216
    No RSVP necessary; you just need to join the session through the link above
  • 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.
  • Thursday, Feb 22, 8:00am-1:00pm (breakfast & lunch provided) : Colorado Consumer Health Initiative 10th Annual Health Care Day of Action. Health Care Day of Action is an opportunity for Coloradans to join CCHI at the Capitol to learn about health care issues and speak to their own elected officials about their experiences. Attendees will be split up into groups and provided all the tools necessary to meet their legislators at the Capitol, including a coach to help navigate the ins and outs of citizen lobbying. Additionally, this year we are excited to announce our keynote speaker, Chris Vanderveen, investigative reporter with 9News in Denver. Chris has reported extensively on issues in the health care system, including two of CCHI's policy priority areas: balance billing and freestanding emergency departments. His knowledge of the health care system and how it is affecting Coloradans is sure to provide great insight to the importance of CCHI's work this legislative session. Tickets are $10 and help to cover the cost of the event, however scholarships and a limited amount of transportation funding are available. For financial assistance requests (tickets and/or transportation), please contact Caitlin Westerson at cwesterson@cohealthinitiative.org or call (303) 839-1261. Location: First Baptist Church,1373 Grant Street, Denver, CO. Registration required.
  • 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

ADVISING INFORMATION

Program Requirements, Presentations, Assessment

 

RESOURCES

DU PRE-HEALTH PORTFOLIO PAGE