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.
|Monday, September 11, 2023||Pre-Health Involvement Fair with UF Pre-health Advising||4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.||Reitz Union North Lawn covered area, terrace and lawn.|
|Monday, September 11, 2023||UF College of Veterinary Medicine||6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.||VAB Auditorium back of Veterinary Academic Building (VMAB)
Presenter: Abner Rivera
|Tuesday, September 12, 2023||UF Department of Occupational Therapy||4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.||HPNP 2166.
Presenter: Dr. Carolyn Hanson
|Tuesday, September 12, 2023||UF 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, 2023||UF Department of Physical Therapy||5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.||HPNP 1115.
Presenter: Dr. Amy Ladendorf
|Wednesday, September 13, 2023||UF 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, 2023||UF College of Nursing||5:00 - 6:00 p.m.||Location is HPNP G-101.|
|Thursday, September 14, 2023||UF School of Physician Assistant Studies||4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.||Location is HMEB, 240/250.|
|Thursday, September 14, 2023||UF College of Pharmacy||4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.||Location is HPNP G-101
Presenter: Gregg Henderschiedt
|Thursday, September 14, 2023||UF College of Medicine||Two 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 Clinic||Koreymonde Capuchin Rescue|
|Alachua County Public Schools||Mentor GNV|
|Balance 180 Gymnastics and Sports Academy||North Florida Sewing Center|
|Brown Center for Leadership & Service||Operation Catnip|
|Brown Center For Leadership and Service (UF SERVES)||Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Central Florida|
|Camp Kesem||The Arc of Alachua County|
|Department of Veterans Affairs||UF Army ROTC|
|Dream Team||UF Study Abroad|
|International Scholars Program|
UF Departments/Programs & Student-Led Organizations
|Alachua County Animal Resources||Medi-Gators|
|American Medical Women’s Association||MEDLIFE (Medicine, Education, and Development For Low-Income Families Everywhere)|
|American Physician Scientists Association (APSA)||National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association (NSSLHA)|
|Camp Boggy Creek||North Florida Sewing Center ((Days for Girls)|
|Community Health Service Corps||Pre-Pharmacy Society|
|Friends For Life||Pre-Professional Service Organization|
|Gator Alliance for World Health||Retirement Home for Horses, Inc.|
|Gator Emergency Medical Response Unit||Shoes 4 Smiles|
|Global Dental Brigades||The University of Florida Health Career Showcase|
|Health Educated Asian Leaders||Women Building Women|
|Latino Medical Student Association (Undergraduate Chapter)|