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2019-03

Contains all seminars from March 2019.

SUNY Downstate Exploring Health Careers Summer Program Information Session

Join us for an information session about the SUNY Downstate Exploring Health Careers Summer Program. It is a 6-week program designed to expose eligible full-time college students to the health professions through faculty presentations, shadowing opportunities in clinics and affiliate sites, and guidance for navigating the application process. Presentations vary annually but can include the history of medicine, scientific research methods, bioethics, intro to kinesiology, interview strategy, and more. Eligibility: • Freshmen, Sophomores, or Juniors • Educationally or Financially Disadvantaged students/Underrepresented • 2.5 GPA minimum • Currently registered Full-time

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How to Get an A in General Chemistry

Join AMSA as we go over key tips in obtaining A's in General Chemistry. The discussion will be held by one General Chemistry Peer Teacher's Assistant who obtained A's in both General Chemistry 1 and 2. This meeting will be especially helpful to students who are currently taking General Chemistry 1/ 2 or who plan to take the course in the near future

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Health Policy Speaker Series with Max Halder

Pre-Health Organization presents Health Policy Speaker Series with Max Halder. Max Hadler is the Director of Health Policy at the New York Immigration Coalition. He works on a range of issues and campaigns at the city and state levels to improve health access, coverage, and delivery for immigrant communities. Prior to joining the NYIC team, he worked in many capacities related to access to care for immigrants, including project director and research associate at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, researcher at the UCLA North American Integration and Development Center, and Spanish-English medical interpreter at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He has also taught at Hunter College's School of Urban Public Health. Max received an MPH from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and an MA in Latin American Studies from the UCLA International Institute. He holds a BA from Wesleyan University. Refreshments will be served. Category: Pre-Professional Advising

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Dissecting the DPT application of A Successful Applicant: Packaging yourself for success

This presentation will cover the anatomy of the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program application. You will receive insights on the application process from a successful 2018-2019 applicant to Physical Therapy doctoral programs who has been accepted to Hunter College and New York University.

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Dental Student Speaker Series: Mark Nasr

Mark Nasr is a Hunter College alum and DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) in training. He is currently in his first year of dental school at University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. Join us for an engaging discussion about navigating the Hunter College Pre-dental journey and the dental school application process.

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The Essentials for Writing A Strong Medical School Personal Statement

Allison Smith, Director of Admissions at Weill Cornell Medical College will host a personal statement workshop. Topics include: Introduction & Overview-What is a personal statement? Why is it important? How are personal statements evaluated within an admissions packet? Get started on analyzing the connections between your experiences & the intellectual or social values of where you are applying; drafting strategies; questions to ask yourself Qualities of an Effective Personal Statement-Key consideration for statements: Things to Do & Things to Avoid This workshop is required for those planning to apply in the upcoming 2019-2020 application cycle.

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Everything You Need To Know About A Career In Pharmacy And Applying To Pharmacy School

Join us for an engaging talk with Dr. Thomas TenHoeve, Associate Dean at The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy. Topics to be covered include: • Top 10 reasons to pursue a PharmD career • Careers options and earnings potential for PharmD • Prerequisite courses and admissions requirements • Pharmacy school interview process

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Master of Science in Anesthesia Program Information Session

Come and learn about the Master of Science in Anesthesia Program at Case Western Reserve University where our mission is to train the world's best anesthesiologist assistants. Certified anesthesiologist assistants, or CAAs, are well-respected members of the anesthesia care team, which is comprised of supervising anesthesiologists, anesthetists, nurses and resident physicians-in-training. CAAs work closely with anesthesiologists caring for patients from the preoperative stage through surgery, ending with postoperative recovery. Students begin their coursework each summer at our locations in Cleveland, Houston, and Washington, D.C. Each class consists of approximately 25 students, with backgrounds in areas such as biochemistry, clinical research and medical physiology.

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Speed Mentoring with Pre-Health Organization

Pre-Health Organization presents speed mentoring. Come talk to our e-board and our amazing mentors. Talk to us about how to get involved, strategies for classes, academic planning, grad school and much more. Refreshments will be served.

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Pre-Health Discussion Forum: Juul and Myle; an emerging public health concern

E-cigarette use among both youth and young adults has increased considerably in recent years. In 2015, more than a quarter of students in grades 6 through 12 and more than a third of young adults had ever tried e-cigarettes. Join us for a discussion on e-cigarette use. What are the risks? How do they impact your health?"

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Health Professions Speaker Series: Applied Behavior Analysis Nicolette Sas

Pre-Health Organization presents Applied behavior analysis Speaker Series with Nicolette Sas. Nicolette Sas, a Bachelors in Healthcare Administration graduate, a former medical student now practicing as an ABA Therapist. Born in Queens, New York on July 16, 1987, moved to South Florida at the age of 12. Lived in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida where she attended two years of middle school and completed high school before moving to study abroad in Zagreb, Croatia where she completed two years of Pre-Med and one year of Medical school at the University of Zagreb Medical School. She then decided that at that time in her life she wanted to pursue different avenues and returned to South Florida where she completed her Bachelors in Healthcare Administration at Palm Beach State College. After completing her Bachelor's degree she welcomed the challenge of moving back to New York City in pursuit of the many opportunities New York had to offer. Moving back and starting her career in NYC has always been a dream to her. In June of 2017, just five days after arrival in NYC, she found a job as an Operations Case Manager at CIty Sounds of NY a pediatric based speech language pathology center. It was then that she began to explore the world of services for students with special needs. Nicolette, wanting to further her education in Healthcare and attend Grad school, was faced with making a decision as to what field she wanted to get into. That is when, ABA Therapy was introduced to her. Upon observing students with autism, Nicolette realized that this field was meant for her and that is why she has decided to pursue her Masters in ABA Therapy and practice as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst one day. Refreshments will be served.

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Medical Students Panel Discussion with Hunter Alums

Join LMSA+ at Hunter College as we welcome current medical student and Hunter alum Michelle Garcia. She is eager to share her medical school experiences as she prepares to graduate and start her residency. Michelle will be joined by other Hunter alums. This is a great opportunity to ask questions and make connections!

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Bioethics Debate: Reproductive Technologies

We will discussing the controversial issues associated with reproductive technologies and applying the principles of bioethics to cases related to contraception and infertility. Join us to participate in the debate and present your viewpoints and those of researcher, doctors, patients, family members, and others involved in the field. Food will be served

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Master’s in Translational Medicine Information Session

Join us for an information session with Dr. Sabriya Stukes, the Assistant Director of the CCNY Master’s in Translational Medicine Program Earn a Master’s in Translational Medicine in One Year and Learn to Design the Medical Technologies of the Future There is a mounting demand for highly skilled and motivated individuals to translate our abundant science and engineering technologies into actual solutions that will impact the future of patient healthcare. Earn a Master’s in Translational Medicine in one year and you could be one of them! This multidisciplinary program delivers a hands-on experience in identifying, conceptualizing and prototyping tomorrow’s health technologies today. Experts in academia, clinical research and industry guide the curriculum while students can take advantage of professional partnerships to gain relevant, real-world knowledge that provides a competitive advantage into the job market. Our graduates learn the technical, entrepreneurial, and critical thinking skills needed to develop and design the medical technologies that will change the future of healthcare. Who should apply?  Highly motivated and driven individuals with a STEM background who have a passion for designing and developing innovative healthcare solutions.  Candidates should be interested in learning the skills and concepts required to bring a new medical technology to market. This is a great gap year experience. Scholarships available. No GRE required. Category:

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Hunter College Pre-Dental Society Monthly Meeting: Q&A with Current Dental Students

We will be holding our monthly meeting to discuss upcoming events, our monthly volunteer activity and to hear out any suggestions or opinions for the PDS. Current Dental Students will be attending our meeting for a Q&A so please come with any and all questions you may have regarding the process of applying through the day-to-day life of a dental student. Pizza will be served!

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Pre-Optometry Spring 2019 Open House

Join us at Hunter's Pre-Optometry Spring 2019 Open House to Learn More About: - pre health file/ committee letter - Pre-Opt course requirements and admission process - opportunities a career in optometry has to offer - shadowing and internship opportunities - OAT registration process and tips - personal statement, interview, supplement questions pointers REFRESHMENTS GOODIES will be served

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Pre-Health Group Advising for Transfer Students

The Pre-Health Advising Office will hold a group advising session for transfer students. This session will cover the requirements for a Pre-Health file, Committee Letter and address any other questions or concerns you may have. Many successful Pre-Health students begin their careers at community or other colleges and universities. We strongly encourage you to get involved in the Hunter College Pre-Health community.

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Pre-Health Group Advising

Hunter Pre-Health advisers will hold a group advising sessions for students with Pre-Health questions. This session will be held in a classroom setting and will allow students to collectively ask questions of the Pre-Health advising team and to learn from their Pre-Health peers. All are welcome, especially first-year students!

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Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Master of Science Information Session

The Master of Science program in Interdisciplinary Studies in Biological and Physical Sciences has been carefully designed for students who have the strong ambition to complete a medical education. The program is intended to immerse students in the Medical College curriculum so that candidates can determine whether the content satisfies their academic curiosity while the Medical College evaluates their potential for professional success. Student performance will be closely followed with frequent evaluations and advising throughout each term. Admission to the DO Program at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine is an important feature. Typically, 30-35 MS students are offered direct admission to TouroCOM each year.

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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Information Session

The Bloomberg School offers eight masters’ degrees—MAPHB, MAS, MBE, MHA, MHS, MPH, MSPH and ScM—as well as three doctoral degrees—PhD, ScD and DrPH—along with combined degree options and certificates. Lauren Black, the Assistant Director of Recruitment will give tips on how to approach and navigate through the graduate school admissions process; information about the field of public health and various career paths; as well as what exciting opportunities the Bloomberg School has to offer. Master of Applied Science (MAS) Master of Bioethics (MBE) Master of Health Administration (MHA) Master of Health Science (MHS) Master of Public Health (MPH) Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) Master of Science (ScM) Master in Public Policy (MPP) Master of Arts in Public Health Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Doctor of Science (ScD) Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) Master of Public Health and Master of Business Administration (MPH/MBA) Master of Public Health and Master of Social Work (MPH/MSW) Master of Public Health and Master of Science in Nursing (MPH/MSN) Master of Public Health and Juris Doctor (MPH/JD) Master of Arts and Master of Science in Public Health (MA/MSPH) Master of Science in Public Health and Registered Dietitian (MSPH/RD)

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