The Health Professions Advising Committee at SUNY Fredonia works to advise and support students preparing for a career in medicine, dentistry, optometry, and veterinary medicine. The committee assists students through course and career advisement, by disseminating information on internship and research opportunities, and by providing guidance on the preparation of a successful professional school application.
The Health Professions Advising Program at SUNY Fredonia assists students interested in attending Medical, Dental, Veterinary, Optometry and other health professional schools. The faculty and staff on the Advising Committee work with students interested in health professional careers. Please note: Medical Technology is a separate major and students interested in this major should contact the Biology Dept.
Please use the links on the left to find specific information. It is recommended that students start with the page on student activities.
All SUNY Fredonia students interested in attending medical, veterinary, dental or optometry schools should register with the Health Professions Advising Program. Please see Ms. Dawn Hunt, the Biology Department secretary, in Jewett 205.
Students can also contact Dr. Ted Lee, head of the Health Professions Advising Committee with any questions about the program. Dr. Lee's office is in Jewett 216.
The Health Professions Advising Committee works with students to prepare and assist them with the application process. The committee conducts interviews with students in the spring semester.
Click for pdf file with summaries of requirements for different universities.
Articulation agreements are in place for SUNY Upstate Medical University, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and SUNY Optometry.
Health Profession Advising Committee members:
Dr. Joy Bilharz (Sociology)
Dr. James Bowser (Chemistry)
Dr. KimMarie Cole (English)
Dr. Cheryl Drout (Psychology)
Dr. Matt Fountain (Chemistry)
Dr. Ted Lee (Biology), Chair
Dr. Scott Medler (Biology)