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Health Professions Committee

The Health Professions Committee is an interdisciplinary group of faculty and staff that provides guidance and support for students aspiring to pursue a career in the health professions.  This committee serves pre-health students through individual and group advising, formal coursework, training workshops, faculty led admissions test preparation and facilitating relationships between professional schools and regional health care organizations.

Amanda Siglin, Ph.D., Director of the Health Professions Program and Chair of the Health Professions Committee. Dr. Siglin is a member of both the National and Northeast Associations of Advisors for the Health Professions and is on the Board of Directors for the Southcentral PA AHEC. She administers the program and serves as general advisor for all health professions students.

Peter Baran, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry, advises pre-pharmacy and pre-medical students and teaches in Juniata's MCAT and GRE Prep Courses.

Kathleen Baughman, C.P.A., C.F.E., Assistant Professor of Economics, advises pre-medical and pre-health administration students.

Randy Bennett, Ph.D., Professor of Biology; advises pre-biotechnology, pre-cytotechnology, and pre-medical students.

James Borgardt, Ph.D., Professor of Physics; advises pre-medical, pre-audiology, pre-dental, pre-optometry, and pre-radiologic science students and teaches in Juniata's MCAT and GRE Prep Courses.

Sarah May Clarkson, B.A., Director of Academic Support Services; advises pre-medical, pre-occupational therapy and pre-public health students

Jay Hosler, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology; advises pre-medical students

Kathleen Jones, PhD., Associate Professor of Education; advises pre-medical and pre-veterinary students

Jill Keeney, Ph.D., Professor of Biology; advises pre-medical students.

Darwin Kysor, Ph.D., the Director of the Career Services Office; advises pre-medical and pre-veterinary students, oversees all internships, provides interview training, and gives the Committee input on employment trends in all health professions fields.

Susan LaVere, Educational Services Assistant, Health Professions; serves as a liaison to the professional schools and provides information and assistance for current and prospective students and their families.

Susan Radis, M.S.S., Professor of Sociology and Social Work; advises students in pre-medicine, medical social work, pre-physical therapy, and pre-genetic counseling.

Wade Roberts, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Philosophy; advises pre-medical students

David Widman, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Psychology; advises pre-medical students.

Julie Woodling, M.L.I.S., Assistant Director of the Library, advises pre-medical and pre-medical technology students