Prehealth

Advising - A Supportive Community

Know that help is available to you. Consult your academic advisors and get to know your professors. PreHealth advising is available  for all Washington University students from the moment you come to campus through the College of Arts & Sciences or the School of Engineering’s Pre-Med Committee.

Contact information for PreHealth advisors is listed below, or you can send an email to prehealth@wustl.edu.

FAQs - The Virtual Advisor - Answers to the Most Commonly Asked Pre-Med Questions.

For questions about the PreHealth program, please contact Liz Heidger, PreHealth Coordinator, (314) 935-6897 or at the email address above. More information can also be found in the PreHealth Handbook.

Pre-Health Advising Contact Information

Arts & Sciences

Warren Davis - PreDental Advisor
(314) 935-6806
wjdavis@wustl.edu
Walk-in hours: Mondays 2:30 - 5:00
Office:  Cupples II, Suite 104

Joan Downey, M.D.
(314) 935-7997
downey@wustl.edu
Walk-in hours: Thursdays 10 - 11:30 
Office: Cornerstone
Schedule an appointment with Dean Downey online, password: prehealth

Matt Devoll - PreNursing Advisor
(314) 935-5392
mwdevoll@wustl.edu
Walk-in hours: Wednesdays Noon - 2:30
Office Cupples II, Suite 104

Maya Ganapathy
(314) 935-4936
mdganapa@wustl.edu
Walk-in hours: Wednesdays 2:30 -5:00
Office: Cupples II, Suite 104

Michael Getty
(314)935-6192
mgetty@wustl.edu
Walk-in hours: Tuesdays Noon - 2:30
Office: Cupples II, Suite 104
Schedule an appointment with Dean Getty online, password: coffee


Carolyn Herman, Director, PreHealth Program - PrePharmacy Advisor
(314) 935-8076
cherman@wustl.edu
Walk-in hours: Thursdays 1:00 - 5:00
Office: Cupples II, Suite 104
Schedule an appointment with Dean Herman online, password: prehealth

Brittni Jones
(314) 935-4940
jones.brittni.d@wustl.edu
Office: Cupples II, Suite 104

Joy Kiefer - PrePhysician Assistant Advisor
(314) 935-8136
jkiefer@artsci.wustl.edu
Walk-in hours: Fridays 2:30 - 5:00
Office: Cupples II, Suite 104

Kathy Kniepman - PreOT Advisor
(314) 286-1610
kniepmannk@wusm.wustl.edu
Washington University School of Medicine
Program  in Occupational Therapy

4444 Forest Park

Grizelda McClelland
(314) 935-4937
g.mcclelland@wustl.edu
Walk-in hours: Tuesdays 9:00 - 12:00
Office: Cupples II, Suite 104

Jennifer Romney - PreVet Advisor
(314) 935-7969
jlromney@wustl.edu
Walk-in hours: Tuesdays 2:30 - 5:00
Office: Cupples II, Suite 104

Kristin Sobotka
(314) 935-7494
ksobotka@artsci.wustl.edu
Office: Cupples II, Suite 104
Schedule an appointment with Kristin Sobotka online Password: research

Wilmetta Toliver-Diallo - PreOptometry Advisor
(314) 935-7879
toliver-diallo@wustl.edu
Walk-in hours: Fridays 9:00 - 11:00
Office: Cupples II, Suite 104
Schedule an appointment with Wilmetta Toliver-Diallo online

John Wingfield
(314) 935-9348
jwingfield@wustl.edu
Office: Cupples II, Suite 104

University College

Elizabeth Fogt
Director, Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program
(314) 935-6778
efogt@wustl.edu
Office: January 30
By appointment: please call (314) 935-6759

Mr. Shawn Cummings
Prehealth Advisor, Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program

(314) 935-6783
cummingss@wustl.edu
Office: January 30
By appointment: please call (314) 935-6700

School of Engineering (available to Arts & Sciences students as well)

Ron Laue
Engineering Health Professions Advisor

(314) 935-6178
ron.laue@wustl.edu
Office: Lopata Hall, Rm 303

Career Center (available to all schools)

Michaele Penkoske, M.D.
Career Consultant
(314) 935-5930
mpenkoske@wustl.edu
Office: Danforth University Center 1091
By appointment, Wednesday and Thursday 9:00 - 5:00 in the Career Center

April Shinell, MSW
Assistant Director, Career Development Career Center
(314) 935-8239
ashinell@wustl.edu
Office: Danforth University Center 110

Clarissa Smith, PrePT Advisor
Career Consultant
(314) 935-5930
csmith45@wustl.edu
Office: Danforth University Center 110
 

Cornerstone (available to all schools)

Harvey Fields, Ph.D.
Assistant Director, Academic Programs
(314) 935-5965
hrfields@wustl.edu
Office: Cornerstone

Susan Lowther
Writing Programs & MCAT Coordinator, Cornerstone
(314) 935-8099
selowthe@wustl.edu
Office: Cornerstone

The Writing Center (available to all schools)

Robert Patterson, Ph.D.
(314) 935-9817
rhpatter@wustl.edu
Office: Olin Library

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