As a student you also may have the opportunity to participate in a prehealth society, interacting with students and colleagues with similar interests and goals. Below is a list of societies and a brief description of each.
Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED), a national premedicine honor society, recognizes students for academic excellence and service to the community. Students who have achieved an overall GPA of 3.2 are eligible to apply for membership to AED after three semesters of introductory science courses. The purpose of AED shall be to encourage excellence in premedicine scholarship, to stimulate an appreciation of the importance of pre-medicine education, to bring together similarly interested students and to benefit health organizations, charities, and the community.
AED 2016-17 officers are: Ben Whitfield, president; Papa Kwadwo Morgan-Asiedu, vice president; Alex Soltany, treasurer; Mary Frith, secretary; Kinsey Barhorst, historian.
Minority Association for Premedical Students (MAPS) seeks to provide an encouraging and productive outlet for prehealth professional students to participate in community service within the surrounding communities, academic growth through weekend and late-night study sessions and discussions with invited guest speakers and about important medical topics.
MAPS 2016-17 officers are: Monica Prudencio, president; David DeGrood, vice president; Telavive Taye, treasurer; Hannah Doyle, secretary.
The Predental Society seeks to educate students about dental careers, to offer mentoring opportunities, and to inform students about the DAT and dental school admissions. This society intends to provide information to students who are interested in pursuing dentistry as a career.
Predental Society 2016-17 officers are: Destiny Barnes, president; Davied Sanchez, vice president; Destiny Barnes, treasurer; Brielle Bowerman, secretary; Sara Muche, historian.
The Prephysician Assistant Society seeks to educate students about careers as a physician assistant, to invite physician assistants to campus to discuss career options as a physician assistant, to bring physician assistant deans to campus, and to inform students about application issues such as the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) and Central Application Service for Physician's Assistants (CASPA).
Prephysician Assistant Society 2016-17 officers are: Anna Merritt, president; Bruna Siqueira, vice president; Hayley Atkins, publicity chair
The Prenursing Society seeks to educate students about careers in nursing, invite nursing professionals to campus to discuss career options as a nurse, bring nursing school deans to campus, and inform students about application issues.
Prenursing Society 2016-17 officers are: Kelly Friers and Charlotte Scott, co-presidents; Shayla Brown, treasurer