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Pre-Health Society

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The Pre-Health Society: 

The Pre-Health Society is a club for all students who are interested in Health-Related Professions.  Meeting notifications available through "The Citadel Biology Department" Facebook Page.  "Like" the page to get meeting notices via your Facebook newsfeed.  The club advisor is Dr. Kathy Zanin.  More Pre-Health Information is published on the Pre-Health Information Page.

Officers 2014-2015:
President: Blake Holt
Vice President: Matt Scalise
Treasurer: Andrew McSorley
Secretary: Tray Godowns
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Upcoming Events:
  1. The Citadel Pre-Health Society "Cadets for a Cure" will be hosting a "Percent Night" at Sticky Fingers, located on 235 Meeting St. in downtown Charleston, this Wednesday, October 15, from 6pm to 10pm. A percentage of the profits earned will go to directly to Hollings Cancer Center's Patient Support Services. These services help provide resources to cancer patients and their families that help fight the physical, emotional, and financial toll associated with cancer. For $13+tax, you can enjoy unlimited barbecue sandwiches along with two sides and a drink. Please come, let them know you are with The Citadel and support this worthy cause! Together, we can help those suffering from breast cancer.

  2. A rep from American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine will visit The Citadel this Friday, October 17 for a Drop-In Information Session in Dr. Zanin's office (Bond 322) Please stop by between 12:30 and 2:00 PM if you are interested in attending med school abroad in St. Maarten.http://www.aucmed.edu/ 

  3. Dental Day at MUSC will be October 31, 2014. More info to follow. Let Dr. Zanin know if you are interested. The Dental Day program is an annual fall event that exposes undergraduate pre-health advisors and their students to the College of Dental Medicine and dentistry as a career. Advisors and students spend a day on campus meeting faculty, students and staff while learning about admissions, financial aid and dental specialties.
  4. On November 3, the Pre-Health Society will host a presentation by Michael Hunter McKeever, MA; Student Services & Admissions Officer of Southern College of OptometryMemphis, Tennessee - noon in Duckett 101

PowerPoint Presentation from MUSC SOM's Wanda Taylor

PowerPoint Presentation from Advisor Dr. Kathy Zanin

Alumni Share Secrets of Success

For Facebook updates about meetings, current events, and opportunities in the Biology Department, Like the Facebook page, "The Citadel Biology Department"

 
Meetings include presentations from representatives of Medical Schools, Dental Schools, Pharmacy Schools, Public Health Schools, and others.  Students who have participated in health-related internships also give presentations.The Club hosted a shrimp dinner as a fundraiser for Wounded Nature in 2012, and is planning breast cancer awareness activities for 2014.

For more information about applying to graduate schools in health related fields, please see the Pre-Health Page and visit the bulletin board across from Bond 317. 

Club Activities:

In September 2014, a panel of distinguished alumni hosted "Meet the Experts" where students learned about various medical and dental specialties.

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In February 2014, The Pre-Health Society Hosted a panel of alumni who shared the "Secrets of their Success" with students at The Citadel.

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On October 24, 2012 The Pre-Health Society and BioCid co-hosted a Low Country Shrimp Boil Fundraiser that raised $650 to support Wounded Nature (an organization that employs veterans to clean up beaches and increase environmental awareness).  Students worked all day selling tickets, shopping, chopping, cooking, serving, and cleaning up; making the event a huge success.

 

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2012 Shrimp Boil Flyer 

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Officers 2013-2014:
President: Charles Fyfe
Vice President: Eric Benfield
Secreatry: Jay Gresham
Treasurer: Zachary Ford

Officers 2012-2013:
President: Regis Bigness
Vice President: Sarah Katchen
Treasurer: Leondas Cole
Secretary: Ricardo Caporale
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Officers 2011-2012:
President: Nicholas Slater
Vice President: Ben Canipe
Treasurer: Andrew Hancox
Secretary: Regis Bigness