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Career Changer: MBA to ND

March 19, 2019 | 10:46am
Just because your bachelor's degree wasn't in biomedical sciences doesn't mean you can't eventually work in the health care field. Dr. Jaquel Patterson ND, MBA, is a licensed naturopathic physician and is the current president of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP). Not only is she an ND, but Dr. Read More

Spotlight on Veteran Affairs Social Workers

March 12, 2019 | 11:00am
Professional social workers prevent crises and counsel on how to cope with the stresses of everyday life. They have a deep understanding of human development and behavior. Carl Castro is the Director of the Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans and Military Families at the University of Southern California. He is also Read More

The Secret to an Affordable Health Professions Education?

February 26, 2019 | 9:00am
While grants, scholarships and loans are great choices for financing your health care education, there is another option you may want to consider, especially if you are interested in a career in primary care. Service commitment programs are designed to provide borrowers with financial support in exchange for a service Read More

The College Application Magic Number — Does It Exist?

February 19, 2019 | 9:00am
It’s time to start applying to school, but how many applications should you be preparing? While 6 to 8 is the average number of schools that students end up applying to, experts agree that there is no magic number. The number of college applications that you submit will depend on Read More

Choosing a Pre-Health Enrichment Program

February 12, 2019 | 9:00am
Participating in a Health Care Careers Enrichment Program is an excellent way to learn what it’s like to work in that field.  It gives you invaluable experience and personal contacts—plus it can increase your chances of being accepted into the health professions program of your dreams. Programs that enhance your academic Read More

The Road to Naturopathic Medicine

January 29, 2019 | 11:00am
A career in the health care field doesn't have to stop after you land the job associated with your degree. Once you gain experience and develop yourself professionally, finding the path that's best for you can be easy. One person who can confirm this way of thinking is Dr. Xermã Palmares. Read More

Why Environmental Health Practitioners Exist

January 22, 2019 | 5:23pm
Environmental health practitioners are dedicated to protecting public health by monitoring and recommending solutions to reduce pollution levels. Specialists from this field focus on air, soil, water, hazardous waste, noise and radiological pollutions. Because of these professionals, the world and the people who live in it are helped to live healthily and Read More

Did You Budget This into Your Overall College Cost?

January 15, 2019 | 5:20pm
One of the most important things you learn as an adult is how to create and set a budget. Most people learn while they're attending college and need to start keeping an eye on their monthly/yearly costs are after factoring loans and financial aid. Everyone first thinks of paying for Read More

Four Jobs That Help the Environment

January 8, 2019 | 5:21pm
According to the Association of Environmental Health Academic Programs, "environmental health professionals are on the frontline of confronting these challenges, challenges that range from addressing climate change to inspecting sewage treatment facilities." This means that different aspects of our natural and human-made environment can and will impact our health. It Read More

Dermatology: Getting Under Your Skin

January 1, 2019 | 11:00am
When considering a health care profession, it helps to talk to a professional who has experience in your potential career. We recently interviewed Anisha Patel, M.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Dermatology, Division of Internal Medicine at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. She was able to Read More
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