Many students at Elon are interested in pursuing one of the health professions after graduation. Dr. Kathy Matera, the Program Director for Health Professions Advising, and Elon's Health Professions Advisory Committee, offer information, advice and support to students as they plan their curriculum, seek health-related internships and work through the application process for an array of graduate schools in the health professions (medicine, dental, veterinary, physical therapy, physician assistant, nursing, occupational therapy, public health, clinical psychology, and many more). A supplement to the student’s academic advisor, the health professions advisors work one-on-one with students as well as offer workshops and programs of interest to pre-professional students.
This program is designed to help students identify and take responsibility for an academic path which:
If you are not sure which health career interests you and want to explore your options visit ExploreHealth Careers.org, which offers a great deal of excellent information on a wide variety of health careers.
The best way to get information about Health Professions information is the Lincoln Pre-Health Society facebook page and Moodle page. In addition, there is a Health Professions Library on the 2nd floor of Koury Athletic right near Dr. Ketcham's office (Koury athletic rm. 246).
We would love to hear about your path to a career in health professions to show our current students there are many ways to acheive their goals. Please fill out and send me this form to email@example.com.
Peter W. Fritsch, vice president of research and director of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas Herbarium, and Catherine M. Bush, adjunct assistant professor of biology at Elon, published a new plant species in the current issue of the Nordic Journal of Botany.
Pranab Das, professor of physics, was invited to present his work and collaborate with a small number of leading researchers in an initiative to identify areas worthy of major funding.
The day-long professional development workshop for area teachers was supported by a grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations.
Elon Biology Professors Dave Gammon and Jen Hamel were joined by biology major Dawson Nance '17, who conducts research with Hamel, in presenting research at the Animal Behavior Society 2016 conference in Columbia, Mo.
Assistant Professor Jen Dabrowski has published a research article on selective conversion of carbohydrates to fine chemicals.
Insects may be small and crunchy, but they demonstrate behaviors that are just as relatable to humans as the cute and cuddly animals that more often fascinate us.
Nicole Razor '16, a member of the Elon women's basketball team, and Exercise Science Professor Eric Hall looked into how an athlete's perception of pain before an injury factored into how they experienced pain when injured.
This year's 53 students participating in the Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences program presented mid-summer progress in their work on July 22.