2014-2015 Program Schedule

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April 24, 2015

Candid Conversations with Winston E. Thompson, PhD, MS

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Thursday, April 23, 2015; 4:00pm – 5:30pm; 215 Kunkel Dr Thompson graduated from Lafayette College with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology, earned his Master of Science in Endocrinology from Rutgers, and the PhD in Cell and Developmental Biology jointly conferred from Rutgers University and the then-UMDNJ. His research interests center on ovarian health, and […]

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March 18, 2015

Destinations and Dollars: Researching Resources and Reconnoitering Among the Schools

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Thursday, April 9, 2015; 12:15pm-1:00pm; 117 Kunkel Hall Selecting a medical, dental, optometry or veterinary school can be challenging since each health professional school is unique in its own right. Which schools ought to be on my ‘apply’ list?  How do I judge whether any given school is a good ‘fit’ for me? Where can […]

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March 4, 2015

The Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) – Presentation by Joseph Manos, SFC, U.S. Army

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Thursday, March 12, 2015; 12:15pm-1:00pm; 117 Kunkel Hall We will be joined by SSG Joseph D. Manos, SFC, U.S. Army who will talk to us about the Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP). The F. Edward Hébert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program is available to qualifying students who wish to earn professional degrees from accredited […]

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January 23, 2015

Health Professions Interviews: Key Resources, Practical Tips, & Alumni Advice

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Thursday, February 26, 2015; 12:15pm-1:00pm; 117 Kunkel This session is designed for students who will be applying to a health professional school during this application cycle. At this session, we will go over critical information about how to maximize your interviewing experience and prepare for the variety of scenarios you might face in this step […]

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January 21, 2015

Getting Started on your Personal Statement

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 12:00-1:00pm, 329 Pardee At this informative session, Prof. Tatu, Coordinator of College Writing Program, will talk with students about writing the health professions personal statement for their campus and official application essays. Please note that this program is only opened to 3rd and 4th year students. To register for this program, […]

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November 10, 2014

Lehigh Valley Health Network Summer Research Scholar Internship Program

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Tuesday, December 2, 2014; noon-1:00pm; 102 Kunkel LVHN’s Summer Research Scholar Program is an eight-week internship and educational program for undergraduate students not planning on graduating prior to summer 2015. Research Scholars work with mentors on a research or quality improvement project in the hospital network. Both clinical and non-clinical positions are available for virtually […]

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November 6, 2014

Choosing to Serve the Most Vulnerable: Stories from a Practice in Pediatric Infectious Disease

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Monday, November 10, 2014, noon-1:00pm, 117 Kunkel Dr. Keough, MD, MSc, FAAP (’90) will speak about how his Lafayette education prepared him for his career trajectory and share some of his own experiences on challenges in pediatric health care. Lunch will be served. If you are interested to attend, please register at the following link: […]

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September 26, 2014

Candid Conversations with Dr. Nick Leasure, MD

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Thursday, October 16, 2014 – 4:00 pm to 5:30pm; 117 Kunkel Come and join us for candid conversations with Dr. Nick Leasure, the Co-Director of the Reading Health System McGlinn Breast Cancer Center. At this program, Dr. Leasure will share with us his experiences with delivering treatment to cancer patients as well as with directing […]

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August 28, 2014

3rd and 4th Year Student Application Meeting

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Thursday, October 30, 2014 – 12:15pm to 1:00pm; 102 Kunkel If you are a 3rd or 4th year student who is seriously considering application to medical, dental, optometry, veterinary or podiatry schools within the next 2 years, you NEED to attend this program! We will review changes both to the on-campus application process and to […]

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August 28, 2014

3rd and 4th Year Student Pre-application Meeting

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Wednesday, September 30, 2014 – lunch hour; 102 Kunkel Are you interested in a health professions career? No matter your area of interest (e.g., medical, dental, optometry, veterinary, or other fields), you will want to attend this program to learn about what health professions schools are looking for in a competitive applicant and the application […]