Healthcare, Clinical Research and Wellness

The Healthcare, Clinical Research and Wellness Career Community focuses on the science of healing for humans and animals alike, including the research, treatment, and prevention of physical and mental illness on a local and global scale. Members of this career community have a wide range of career interests that include the promotion of health, caring for the ill, addressing public safety and health concerns, as well as working with domesticated animals and their owners as a practitioner of veterinary medicine.  This community includes information for students who are on pre-health tracks including pre-med, pre-vet and other pre-professional tracks in healthcare.

Careers in Healthcare and Clinical Research include, but are not limited to:

Sample of Possible Pathways
Allopathic Medicine (MD) Art Therapy Chiropractics
Dentistry Genetic Counseling Pharmacy
Medical Illustrator Naturopathic Medicine (ND) Nursing
Nutrition/Dietetics Occupational Therapy (OT) Optometry
Osteopathic Medicine (DO) Physical Therapy (PT) Physician’s Assistant (PA)
Podiatry Public Health Veterinary Medicine
Psychologist Social Work Pharmaceutical Scientist

With more than 30,000 alumni, there’s always a Denisonian willing to offer advice or make connections. All you have to do is ask.  Our technology (powered by Protopia) uses AI to find the best experts to answer you. Ask your question about working in Healthcare and Clinical Research and related fields and get answers directly from alumni direct to your inbox!

Connect with Alumni on LinkedIn as well in Healthcare, Clinical Research, and related fields.  If you need a reminder about how to utilize LinkedIn and Network with Confidence, click here!


Featured Alumni and Friends of Denison

Welcome to our Featured Alumni and Friends of Denison page! Here, you'll discover inspiring stories of Denison University graduates and supporters who have gone on to make remarkable contributions in their fields. Explore their profiles to learn about their career journeys, accomplishments, and the impact they're making in the world. Whether you're seeking mentorship, career advice, or simply curious about the diverse paths Denison alumni have taken, this is your gateway to connect with a community of accomplished individuals who share your Denison pride.

  • Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Executive Vice Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery, Associate Chief Orthopaedic Service Line, Chief Surgical Quality UPMC University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

External Resources

The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of …

Explore this curated list of opportunities for students in the healthcare and clinical research community!

Blog  /  Employers  /  Events  /  Jobs  /  Meet the Team / Resources  /  Videos