Centers of Distinction

Health Sciences Advising

The Health Science Board has provided this page for students exploring health careers and for those who want to carefully prepare for a specific health career.  There are two ways you can use it:

To prepare for a specific career field  you have chosen.

First, review the career advising suggestions from the lists below.   Then schedule a meeting with the faculty advisor who specializes in advising for your career field to review the requirements you should meet.  Finally, take these suggestions to your own academic advisor to make decisions about your courses.  

Click on the career fields below for Advising Information and see these faculty to discuss your plans:

  • Dentistry -- See This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
     
  • Genetic Counseling -- See This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
     
  • Medicine -- See This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    • NEOMED Medicine program - See This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    • Medical School Committee Letter information - Rubric and timeline
  • Pharmacy --  See This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    • NEOMED Pharmacy program - See This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Physician's Assistant -- See This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
     
  • Physical Therapy -- See This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
     
  • Public Health -  watch this space!
     
  • Veterinary Medicine - See This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To explore additional careers in health professions.

  • Use job shadowing, alumni networking, summer jobs and internships to learn more about the careers below.

Explore more health professions: bioinformatics, health policy research, health journalism, perfusionist, nurse anesthetist, regulatory policy....

  • AMA Health Professions
     
  • BioOhio workforce options in biomed - R&D, clinical trials, sales, manufacturing, regulatory control
     
  • Do more career research on these emerging fields:  Health Informatics or Medical Informatics; healthcare administrator, health care program evaluation, gerontology, nursing home administration, wellness managers, dieticians, speech pathologists and many more 

Questions about the GRE, graduate school, job shadowing...? Check out the resources at www.hiram.edu/career or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an appointment with a career advisor.

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