Presentations

2016-2017 Health Professions Program Presentations:

The PDF version of the PowerPoint presentation and the handout from the 3rd and 4th Year Student Application Meeting (Monday, November 21, 2016).

The PDF version of the PowerPoint presentation form Study Abroad Opportunities for Health Professions Students meeting (Wednesday, October 5, 2016)

The PowerPoint presentation and the handout from the 3rd and 4th year student pre-application meeting (Thursday, September 29, 2016).

The PowerPoint presentation from the second year student information session. (September 21, 2016)

The PowerPoint presentation from the first year student information  session. (September 14, 2016)

2015-2016 Health Professions Program Presentations:

The PowerPoint presentation by Ms. Kelly Coleman, the  Recruitment Coordinator at the Medical School for International Health (Thursday, April 14th).

The PowerPoint presentation and the handout from the evening presentation by Dr. Robert Franco entitled Patient as Priority: Lessons Learned from a Lifetime of Listening (Monday, March 14th).

The PowerPoint presentation and the Handout from the Health Professions Interviews: Key Reasons, Practical Tips and Alumni Advice presentation (Wednesday, March 9th).

The PowerPoint presentation from the Health Professions Scholarship Program Information session (Wednesday, February 17, 2016)

The PowerPoint and the handout from the Research Scholar Program presentation by Ms. Diane Leuthardt, Coordinator, Inter-professional Programs at Lehigh Valley Health Network (Thursday, December 10, 2015).

The PowerPoint presentation, handout and green sheet from the 3rd and 4rth Year Student Application Meeting (Wednesday, November 4, 2015).

The PDF presentation from the Studying Abroad in the Health Professions Program by Kaitie Brown, Study Abroad Advisor (Wednesday, October 28, 2015). “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down”–a reading guide (a pdf format).

The PowerPoint presentation and the handout from What it Takes to Become and Succeed as a Physician Assistant Program (Monday, October 26, 2015).

The handout from the Physician Assistants in the Current and Future Healthcare System Presentation by Prof. Bill Duryea (Tuesday, October 20, 2015).

The PowerPoint presentation from the One-Year MS Nutrition Program Information Session (October 1, 2015).

The PowerPoint presentation from the 3rd & 4th Year Student  Pre-application Meeting (September 30, 2015).

The PowerPoint presentation from the second year student information session (September 16, 2015).

The PowerPoint presentation from the first year student information session (September 2, 2015).

The PowerPoint presentation from the first year student orientation session (August 28, 2015).

2014-2015 Health Professions Program Presentations:

The PowerPoint presentation from Navigating the Health Professions Alphabet (the XLC presentation, April 12, 2015)

The PowerPoint presentation and the handout from Destinations and Dollars: Researching Resources and Reconnoitering Among the Schools (Thursday, April 9, 2015)

The PowerPoint presentation by SFC Joseph Manos, U.S. Army  (Thursday, March 12, 2015)

The PowerPoint presentation and the handout from the Health Professions Interviews: Key Reasons, Practical Tips and Alumni Advice presentation (Thursday, February 26th).

The PowerPoint presentation from the Third and Fourth Year Student Application Meeting (Thursday, October 30th).

The Handout from the Third and Fourth Year Student Application Meeting (Thursday, October 30th).

The Green Sheet from the Third and Fourth Year Student Application Meeting (Thursday, October 30th).

The PowerPoint presentation from the Third and Fourth Year Student Pre-application Meeting (Tuesday, September 30th).

The PowerPoint presentation by Ms. Kelly Coleman, the  Recruitment Coordinator at the Medical School for International Health (Thursday, September 18th).

The PowerPoint presentation from the Second-year Student Information Meeting (Tuesday, September 9th).

The PowerPoint presentation from the First-year Student Information Meeting (Tuesday, August 26th).

2013-2014 Health Professions Program Presentations:

The PowerPoint presentation from Podiatric Advantage: New York College of Podiatric Medicine presentation (Friday, April 25th).

The PowerPoint presentation and the handout from Dr. Keith Bradley’s presentation (Monday, February 17th).

The PowerPoint presentation from the SMDEP presentation (Wednesday, November 13th).

The PowerPoint presentation from the juniors and senior Application Meeting (Wednesday, November 6th).

The HPAC Application Meeting Handout (Wednesday, November 6th).

The HPAC Preliminary Checklist (Wednesday, November 6th).

The PowerPoint presentation from the First-year Students Information Meeting (Wednesday, August 28th).

The PowerPoint presentation from the Second-year Students Information Meeting (Wednesday, September 11th).

The PowerPoint presentation from the juniors and seniors Pre-application Meeting (Wednesday, September 18th).

The HPAC Application Meeting Handout (Wednesday, September 18th).

2012-2013 Health Professions Program Presentations:

The PowerPoint presentation from the First-year Students Information Meeting (Thursday, August 30th).

The PowerPoint presentation from the Second-year Students Information Meeting (Thursday, September 6th).

The PowerPoint presentation from the Juniors & Seniors Pre-application Meeting (Thursday, September 13th).

The HP Pre-application Meeting Handout (Thursday, September 13th).

The PowerPoint presentation by SSG Todd Brenecki, U.S. Army (Thursday, October 18th).

The PowerPoint presentation from the Jrs. & Srs. Application Meeting (Thursday, November 15th).

The HPAC Application Meeting Handout (Thursday, November 15th).

2010-2011 & 2011-2012 Health Professions Program Presentations:

Dr. Keith Bradley, MD is an emergency physician who directs the Research Associates Program at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT. In his PowerPoint presentation, Dr. Bradley provides an overview of the RA program and similar programs around the country. His presentation also stresses the benefits of clinical research for applications to medical school.

Research Associates (RAs) are college students and graduates who volunteer one 4-hour shift per week in the emergency department as participant enrollers and data collectors for clinical studies.  Within the structure of research, RAs have meaningful interactions with hundreds of patients and visitors in the “safety net” of health care, emergency medicine.

Dr. Victoria Hampshire graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary Teaching Hospital in 1988. After ten years of working for NIH-US Public Health Service Veterinary Category taking care of all large animals undergoing surgical and medical procedures for therapies destined for human clinical trails, Dr. Hampshire joined the US Food and Drug Administration where she oversaw the safety monitoring of marketed veterinary drug products. In addition to her government work, she maintains her clinical skills working in local small animal and emergency clinics. In her PowerPoint presentation, Dr. Hampshire  offers an overview of the veterinary entrance process as well as a current and projected career outlook. She also discusses the realities of financing a veterinary school education.

John Griffith graduated from Lafayette in 2009 with a B.S in biology. John’s PowerPoint presentation gives insight into how an application is reviewed once an applicant is invited to Drexel for an interview. Please be aware that each medical school has different selection criteria. John stressed that what is true for Drexel may not be true for other schools. John is a student member of Drexel’s admissions’ committee and interviews prospective students after they have made the initial cut.

In his presentation, Dr. Michael Jordan (Director, International and Off Campus Education) discusses various study abroad programs that are particularly relevant for students interested in a health professions career. These study abroad opportunities are based in London, Copenhagen, Glasgow, Brazil, and Chile, etc.

Adekemi (Kemi) Egunsola graduated from Lafayette in 2009 with a B. S. in Chemistry and a B.S. in Mathematics. She continued directly into medical school at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta (commonly ranked among the top 25 medical schools in the US). In her PowerPoint presentation, Kemi gives insight into at least three important areas: What life is like as a medical student: studying, boards, extracurricular activities, the medical school application process: MCATs, personal statement, interviews and the things you can do now: additional classes and activities that may prove to be useful.

Dr. Cynthia Paige, an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at New Jersey Medical School, graduated from Lafayette  in 1983. In her PowerPoint presentation, Dr. Paige discusses the medical school application process both from the student’s and the admissions committee’s perspectives.

Bradley Wertheim graduated from Lafayette in 2007 with a B.S. in Biochemistry. He continued directly into medical school at Harvard Medical School. While at Lafayette, Brad was active in a wide range of campus activities and also had interests in literature and music, and as an outdoorsman. In his PowerPoint presentation, Brad discusses from a student’s perspective how to put together a strong application for a health professions school.

Dr. Mark Graham earned his undergraduate degree from Harvard and his medical degree at the Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota. In his PowerPoint presentation, Dr. Mark Graham reviews the breast and ovarian cancer susceptibility genes (BRCA1 and 2), modern hormonal therapies, the role of chemotherapy, and new biologic therapies. In 2001, five subtypes of breast cancer were defined by molecular biology. Dr. Graham explains how the treatment approach differs for the various subtypes, and discusses advances to treatment that are significantly extending life for patients with recurrent metastatic disease.

Dr. Laneta Dorflinger ’75, is Distinguished Scientist and Vice President at FHI 360 (formerly Family Health International). Dr. Dorflinger received her undergraduate degree in chemistry from Lafayette College in 1975 and her Ph.D in physiology from Yale University. She did post-doctoral training at the Harvard School of Public Health. In her PowerPoint presentation, Dr. Dorflinger discusses the challenges and negative impact of rapid population in the developing world; the influence of high fertility rates on maternal death and role of family planning in reducing maternal death; the contribution of family planning to achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs); the need for innovative contraceptive technology; areas of research that could fill the greatest gaps; and economic realities of expanding access and choice for women.

Colby Schrum graduated from Lafayette in 2011 with a B.S. in Biology. He is currently a medical student at Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University in Arizona. In his PowerPoint presentation, Colby discusses the field of osteopathic medicine and the differences in philosophy and education between osteopathic and allopathic medicine.

In his Power Point presentation, Johnathan Cox, the Admissions Recruiter for the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) discusses the admissions process, curricula for the DO (Doctor of Osteopathy) program as well as other PCOM degree program opportunities (PA, Biomedical postbac, etc) at PCOM.

 

 

 

 

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