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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 first meeting of the Pre-Health Society will be held Sept. 1 at noon in Duckett 101.  All students welcome.  Boxed lunches provided.
  2. In August The Physician Assistant Education Association will sponsor several virtual chat sessions; the schedule is below. Every Monday from 5:30-8pm ET; Every Wednesday from 10am-12pm ET and 5-7pm ET; Every Thursday from 9-10am ET, 1-2pm ET, and 6-7pm ET. Ask about the profession, PA programs, admissions, applying, CASPA, and more! Read more here and get registered: http://pafocus.org/2014/07/august-physician-assistant-virtual-chat-sessions/ 
  3. Meet the Experts: Distinguished Citadel Alumni Return to speak with Pre-Health Cadets about Becoming Health Professionals.  Saturday, September 27, 2014.  1:00 PM in Duckett Hall 101.  Catered lunch provided. 
  4. 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.

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 always considering community service activities.

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

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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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