Environmental Health Major Application Deadline

The spring application deadline for the Environmental Health major is Friday, April 18th.

The online application can be accessed through our website:
http://deohs.washington.edu/undergraduate/applying-major

Prospective applicants are encouraged to talk with an adviser before applying. Schedule an appointment

here: http://deohs.washington.edu/undergraduate/contact-advisor

Trina Sterry

Environmental Health Major Manager and Adviser
Health Sciences F-461D 206-616-4177
schedule an appointment
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ENV H Degree Checklist.pdf

14th Annual OldPreMeds National Conference

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This Year’s Theme: The Medical School Application Process

(please distribute to students in your program)

Speakers and Presenters

Michelle Whitehurst-Cook, MD
Associate Professor of Family Medicine
Associate Dean for Admissions
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Anita Showalter, DO, FACOOG (D)
Assistant Dean of Clinical Education
Associate Professor and Chair, Womens Health
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences

Rebecca Rice, MSB
Manager, MCAT 2015 Outreach and Communication
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

Patrick I. Brown, PhD

Director, Dept Sciences, Mathematics & Biotechnology
University of California, Berkeley Extension
former Associate Dean of Student Affairs
Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University

Judy Colwell, MA
former Assistant Director of Admissions
Stanford University School of Medicine

Diane McQuail, MA
Assistant Dean for Admissions
George Washington University School of Medicine

Patricia A. Gwirtz, PhD, FACC

Assistant Dean, Graduate School of Biomedical Science
Professor, Department of Integrative Physiology
University of North Texas Health Science Center

Liza Thompson, M.Ed.
former Director
Johns Hopkins Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program
Goucher Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program

Anne M. Snyder, MSA
Admissions Counselor
Michigan State University
College of Osteopathic Medicine

Early Registration for the conference is only:

$79.00 paid by May 4th 2014 11:59PM (EDT)
$36.00 for spouses/significant others; children under 16 free

Hotel Room Rates $99 a night for reservations made by May 4
Reserve a room online Or Call 888-294-5059 code OLD

Click here for complete program, hotel, and registration information
Download the Conference Flyer HERE

Pre-Med/Pre-Health Emergency & Wilderness Medicine Program at the U. of Colorado

Pre-health students… The University of Colorado School of Medicine Pre-Med Emergency & Wilderness Medicine Program, designed specifically for undergraduate students (or recent grads) interested in medical, nursing, PA, PT, or dental school (or other related health professions). Registration is now open for three offerings of the program this summer: June 1-13; August 8-20; and August 20 – September 1. 1. The program involves a week on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus with lectures (mainly by medical school faculty), scenarios, simulation labs, emergency department shadowing, and EMS ride-alongs covering general and emergency medicine and then a week at a camp in the heart of the Rockies where we’ll focus more on wilderness medicine including lectures, lots of scenarios, and a three-day backpacking experience. We are actively seeking a diverse student body. Five to six full scholarships, based on need, are available for each of the sections. See attachment for application. You can learn more about the program at todd.miner<mailto:todd.minerwww.Coloradowm.org http://wms.org/conferences/adventure/ Text-Pre-Med-Emergency-and-Wilderness-Medicine-1.docx
Financial-Aid-Application.docx</mailto:

Joyce Fagel, M.A.

Academic Adviser, Science Division

Phone: 206-546-6984

For appointment, call Advising & Counseling Center: 206-546-4559

Room 2814

I work at Shoreline CC on Mondays and Wednesdays and some Fridays.

I work at the U of Washington on Tuesdays and Thursdays and some Fridays.

Apply now for financial aid!

2014-15 Important Dates

Summer Quarter 2014 Financial Aid Deadline:

Classes begin:

4/1/14*

6/23/14

Fall Quarter 2014 Financial Aid Deadline:

Classes begin:

6/1/14*

9/24/14

Winter Quarter 2015 Financial Aid Deadline:

Classes begin:

10/15/14*

1/5/15

Spring Quarter 2015 Financial Aid Deadline:

Classes begin:

1/15/14*

3/30/15

Priority Funding Deadline
- 2014-15: March 21, 2014 for all quarters.
- Approximate processing time after all application steps are completed is currently estimated at 12 weeks, with the earliest notices sent by e-mail approximately by June 20, 2014

*It is still possible to apply for financial aid after these deadlines. However, if you miss the deadline, you will need to pay all tuition and fees until your eligibility is determined later in the quarter.

Shoreline CC Financial Aid page: https://www.shoreline.edu/enrollment-services/financial-aid/

Crohn’s & Colitis Patient Education Conference

Saturday, April 12, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Shoreline Community College in Shoreline, WA

Join the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) for this annual education program all about Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis! Leading Seattle area health care providers will present current information on a range of topics to empower patients to take an active role in managing inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This program is free to attend and open to the public. Learn more and register at http://online.ccfa.org/seattle14conference.

Thank you very much!

Kathleen Newbould
Regional Education & Support Manager

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
Northwest Region
9 Lake Bellevue Drive, Suite 203Bellevue, WA 98005
Tel: (425) 451-8455, ext. 6Fax: (425) 451-1708
knewbouldhttp://www.ccfa.org/chapters/northwest

Our Mission: To cure Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases.

UW Space Grant – Community College Applications

Washington NASA Space Grant Community College Transfer Scholarships for students who plan to transfer to the University of Washington and major in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) are now open.

The scholarships are open to students who are applying to transfer to a UW campus in Autumn 2014 or transferred into UW in either Winter or Spring Quarter 2014. Students attending or planning to attend Bothell, Seattle and Tacoma campuses are all eligible.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and Washington state residents. More information is available on our website at

http://www.waspacegrant.org/for_students/undergraduate_programs/scholarships/uw/uw_scholars_cctransfer.html

Please contact nasa if you have any questions.

Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium

141 Johnson Hall

Box 351310

Seattle, WA 98195-1310

Phone: (206) 543-1943

Toll-Free: (800) 659-1943

Fax: (206) 543-0179

E-mail: nasa"

GRE Preparation Course at UW

An opportunity that may interest students who are preparing to apply for Grad School. The University of Washington Women’s Center offers a GRE Preparation Course and also Basic Math Refresher Course regularly throughout the year. Our classes are small, reasonably priced, and very helpful in lessening the anxiety that many students feel as they approach the GRE test. We have received very positive feedback from the students who have taken this course. The GRE Prep & Basic Math Refresher Course are each four sessions, each session lasting 3 hours and offers the following benefits to the participants: > Increased confidence in their ability to succeed on the GRE Test > Thorough preparation for the content of the GRE > Strategies for the test day & practice using them beforehand > Practice tests > A small classroom setting with personal attention given to each student > An experienced instructor, Renee Agatsuma has a proven track record of success of over 8 years of elementary, middle, high school and college-level mathematics instruction. She has also been teaching and tutoring students test prep (SAT, ACT, IB, AP, Math Olympiad) in the hopes that students can achieve their dreams and along the way find math enjoyable as a subject! Please post the attached flyers with the information on our GRE Prep & Basic Math Refresher course. Additionally, please share these flyers or this information with any of your students, faculty & community who may benefit or know someone who may benefit from additional preparation for this important test. I would also encourage you to post this information on your website or electronic newsletters. Thank you for your time. Sincerely, Leonor Soliz Lifelong Learning Program Coordinator Women’s Center, Cunningham Hall University Of Washington Box 353070 Seattle, WA 98195-3070, 206-685-1090 http://depts.washington.edu.womenctr/ GRE-Prep-and-Basic-Math-Refresher-Flyer-Spring-2014-revised.pdf

The “other” WA Medical School: 2014 PNWU Yakima Open House

Hello everyone,

I encourage pre-med students to attend this open house on Saturday April 5. I attended the open house last year and it is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about Osteopathic Medicine in general as well as our “other” Washington State medical school.

Joyce Fagel, M.A.

Science Division Academic Adviser

Shoreline CC

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PNWU – COM Open House 2014
Who should participate:

Prospective Students

Pre-Med Clubs

Pre-Med Advisors

Accepted Students

High School Faculty & Administration

Dear Joyce,

Please be our guest on the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences campus for our annual Open House. You will enjoy campus tours, breakout sessions, and much much more,……

To register for the Open House Click HERE

Sincerely,

Mike Riggin

Admissions Counselor

Morning Schedule of Events
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Participate in the 4th Annual PNWU Run For Your Life. Proceeds for the 2014 event are graciously donated to the Union Gospel Mission medical clinic which exists to provide free medical care to those who cannot afford health care.

Sign up now to join the run www.rfyl5k.org

Where & When

Check-in – North Town Coffee (32 North Front Street)

Yakima, Washington

Saturday, April 5

8:00 AM Registration

8:30 AM Start

Afternoon Schedule of Events
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11:00 Check-In (Butler-Haney Hall)
11:30 PNWU Campus Tour #1
12:00 PNWU Campus Tour #2
1:00 Opening Session
2:00 Breakout Session 1
3:00 Breakout Session 2
4:00 Breakout Session 3
5:00 PNWU Campus Tour #3 (Optional)

Where & When

200 University Parkway

Yakima, Washington 98901

Saturday, April 5, 2014

11:00 AM – 5:00PM

For more information on the Open House events, please contact Mike Riggin, Admissions Counselor at 509-249-7740 or mriggin

Please feel free to forward to anyone interested in participating by using the link below

FREE MCAT Seminar Monday, April 3rd, 2014 near Green Lake

Sandweiss Test Prep would like to invite all students considering applying to Medical School to a free MCAT seminar – Thursday, April 3rd, from 6:00pm – 7:00pm located near Green Lake at 444 NE Ravenna Blvd #108, Seattle, WA 98115 . Click on the link to see a map of the location. We are located on the ground floor. This seminar will cover the following with one of our MCAT course teachers and current Med Student: . The MCAT — history, structure, and scoring . Preparing for the MCAT . The Sandweiss MCAT Course . After the MCAT: Getting into Medical School This event is completely free of charge to everyone interested in attending and we will be presenting first time attendees with vouchers for $100 off our MCAT preparation course and is good for any course in 2014. This offer only applies to students who have not yet registered for our course. If you have any questions please contact us at <mailto:sandweisssandweiss or 206-417-5050. To register, please visit our website and fill out a Free Seminar Registration Form . — Sandweiss Test Prep Website: sandweiss <mailto:sandweiss</mailto:

another resource on eating disorders

From one of our readers, thank you Sarah.

Just wanted to pass along a quick thanks to those who have worked to put together the page http://prehealthblog.shoreline.edu/2014/02/25/national-eating-disorders-awareness-week-info-session-th-at-12/. Also, if you don’t mind, may I suggest an additional resource to further help those challenged by eating disorder issues.

Recovery Programs for Eating Disorder
http://www.recovery.org/topics/eating-disorder-recovery/