For release: October 18, 2011
For press information, contact Jessica Clifford, 901-678-5454
Are you interested in a career in health? The University of Memphis will host a Pre-Health
Sciences Day on Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 1 to 5 p.m. in the University Center. An
information fair will run from 1 to 4 p.m. in the UC Ballroom, followed by a panel
discussion from 4:15 to 5 p.m. in the UC Bluff Room. The event is free and open to
Prospective students will have a chance to meet with admissions officials in the areas
of allopathic medicine, audiology, biomedical engineering, chiropractic medicine,
clinical laboratory sciences, dental hygiene, dentistry, dietetics, epidemiology,
exercise and sport science, graduate health sciences, health administration, health
informatics and information management, health outcomes and policy research, health
promotion, integrated biomedical sciences, nursing, occupational therapy, optometry,
osteopathic medicine, pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacology, pharmacy, physical therapy,
physician assistant, public health, radiology, speech language pathology, and sports
science and rehabilitation.
Representatives from the following schools and programs will be on hand to answer
questions: Baptist College of Health Sciences, Bethel University, Christian Brothers
University, Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, Logan College of Chiropractic, Minority Health International Research Training Program,
Regional Medical Center at Memphis (The Med) Volunteer Programs, Southern College
of Optometry, Tennessee Institute for Pre-Professionals Summer Research Scholars Program,
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry, University of Arkansas for
Medical Sciences, University of Memphis, University of Tennessee Health Science Center,
U.S. Navy, and VA Volunteer Programs.
Parking is available in the Zach Curlin garage adjacent to the University Center.
For more information about Pre-Health Sciences Day or about pre-professional studies
at the University of Memphis, call Jessica Clifford at 901-678-5454.