PRE-HEALTH ADVISING RESOURCES


Natural Sciences Advising Center (NSAC)

Career Center -- any career related advising

Advising Center -- GE and Pre-Nursing advising only

Departments at Sac State associated with some health professions

Department/Extension Potential Careers Advising
COLLEGE OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES Kath Pinch (RLS) health-related careers

Kinesiology & Health Science
6073

Health care administration
Coaching
PE teacher
Personal trainer
Athletic training
Public health fields

Assigned advisors

Recreation & Leisure Studies
6110

Therapeutic recreation specialist Assigned advisors; RLS 1

Nursing Division
6096

RN
Community health
Home health
Nurse practitioner
School nurse
Group only for pre-NURS: 8-10/sem; if admitted assigned advisor
Physical Therapy
6020
Hospital
Private practice
Sports medicine
Rehabilitation
Extended care
Schools
Consulting
Post-grad only
Speech Pathology & Audiology
6071
Hospital
Private practice
Public schools
 
Social Work Division
6090
Social worker:
-Geriatric
-Forensic
-Medical
-Mental health
Counselor:
-Substance abuse
-Child & family
Family therapist
Dir of advising
COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES & MATHEMATICS
Biological Sciences
6077

Clinical Lab Scicene
Dentistry*
Medicine*
Optometry*
Pharmacy*
Veterinary*
Pathology
Physiology

*Any major is suitable

Dr. Adam Rechs (Optometry)
Dr. Thomas Landerholm (Pharmacy)
Dr. Winston Lancaster
(Veterinary)
Dr. Juanita Barrena
Dr. Brett Holland
Dr. Susanne Lindgren
Dr. Melanie Loo
Dr. Jennifer Lundmark
Dr. Hao Nguyen

Chemistry
6057

Medicine*
Dentistry*
Pharmacy*

*Any major is suitable

Assigned advisor based on interest

Dr. Cynthia Kellen-Yuen
Dr. Mary McCarthy-Hintz
Dr. Katherine McReynolds
Dr. Linda Roberts

Dr. Tom Savage

COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES & INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Anthropology
6106
Health researcher
Forensic anthropologist
Assigned advisor
Family & Consumer Sciences 6053 Child/Family life specialist Nutritionist
Dietitian
Nutrition & health educator
Designated advisor; scheduled advising sessions
Gerontology
6096
Direct care
Counseling
Legal
Research
Interdisc/largely UD major
Psychology
6007
Mental Health/Counselling: -Marriage & family
-Drug abuse, Career
Clinical Research
Drop in general advising; Group career counselling