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2023 Pre-Health Kick-Off

The UF Pre-Health Advising Team is excited to announce our annual Pre-Health Kick-Off event to you in fall 2023! Join us to hear from UF Professional Schools (Dentistry, Medicine, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Athletic Training and Veterinary Medicine). Each UF professional school will host a live session during the week of September 11-14, 2023. We also have an “Involvement Fair” feature, highlighting pre-health related clubs and community organizations to get involved with. Please mark your calendar to join us for this event!

Professional School Presentations

For sites and directions, please refer to the UF campus map.

DateSessionTimeAdditional Info
Monday, September 11, 2023Pre-Health Involvement Fair with UF Pre-health Advising4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Reitz Union North Lawn covered area, terrace and lawn.
Monday, September 11, 2023UF College of Veterinary Medicine6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.VAB Auditorium back of Veterinary Academic Building (VMAB)
Presenter: Abner Rivera
Tuesday, September 12, 2023UF Department of Occupational Therapy 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.HPNP 2166.
Presenter: Dr. Carolyn Hanson
Tuesday, September 12, 2023UF Department of
UF College of Dentistry
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.D3-3 in the Dental Building
Presenters: Dr. Pamela Sandow & Abel Gilbert.
See directions below.
Tuesday, September 12, 2023UF Department of Physical Therapy5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.HPNP 1115.
Presenter: Dr. Amy Ladendorf
Wednesday, September 13, 2023UF Athletic Training Department 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Location is Florida Gym, Room 230.
Presenter: Chris Brown, Ph.D., LAT
Wednesday, September 13, 2023UF College of Nursing5:00 - 6:00 p.m.Location is HPNP G-101.
Thursday, September 14, 2023UF School of Physician Assistant Studies 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Location is HMEB, 240/250.
Thursday, September 14, 2023UF College of Pharmacy
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Location is HPNP G-101
Presenter: Gregg Henderschiedt
Thursday, September 14, 2023UF College of MedicineTwo Sessions:
5:30 p.m. - 6:05 p.m.
6:15 p.m. - 6:50 p.m.
HMEB 125, North Learning Studio.
Presenters: Dr. Peter Sayeski, Juliet Hill, & Daressa Hope

UF College of Dentistry Directions
• UF College of Dentistry is located at the west end of the Academic Health Center on the corner of Archer Road and Center Drive at 1395 Center Drive, Gainesville, FL 32610.
• The D3-3 Lecture Hall is located on the third floor in room D3-3 (Dental Tower, 3rd Floor, Room 3).
• As you enter the West Entrance of the Academic Health Center, continue straight ahead on the blue path. Near stop 16 (vending) turn left toward the dental tower elevators. Take the elevator up to the third floor. Take a left out of the elevator and follow the hallway around to the Office of Admissions, there is a sign hanging from the ceiling. Directly across the hall is Lecture Hall D3-3.
• Visitor parking is available in the parking garage just west of our building. From Center Drive, turn west on Mowry Road, take the next left, and then a final left turn into the visitor parking lot. There is a $10 parking fee for the visitor garage.

Student and Community Organization Involvement Fair

Local Community Gainesville Organizations

ACORN Dental ClinicKoreymonde Capuchin Rescue
Alachua County Public SchoolsMentor GNV
Balance 180 Gymnastics and Sports AcademyNorth Florida Sewing Center
Brown Center for Leadership & ServiceOperation Catnip
Brown Center For Leadership and Service (UF SERVES)Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Central Florida
Camp KesemThe Arc of Alachua County
Department of Veterans Affairs UF Army ROTC
Dream TeamUF Study Abroad
International Scholars Program

UF Departments/Programs & Student-Led Organizations

Alachua County Animal ResourcesMedi-Gators
American Medical Women’s AssociationMEDLIFE (Medicine, Education, and Development For Low-Income Families Everywhere)
American Physician Scientists Association (APSA)National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association (NSSLHA)
Camp Boggy CreekNorth Florida Sewing Center ((Days for Girls)
Community Health Service CorpsPre-Pharmacy Society
Friends For LifePre-Professional Service Organization
Gator Alliance for World HealthRetirement Home for Horses, Inc.
Gator Emergency Medical Response UnitShoes 4 Smiles
Global Dental BrigadesThe University of Florida Health Career Showcase
Health Educated Asian LeadersWomen Building Women
Latino Medical Student Association (Undergraduate Chapter)