Healthcare and Clinical Research

The Healthcare and Clinical Research 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

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Junior Advice: How to have a Successful First Year as an Undecided Student

Your first year of college comes with a lot of different emotions. From excitement to nervousness to feeling overwhelmed, there is so much going through your head those first couple of weeks. Just to let you know: that is all …

By Victoria Turnier
Victoria Turnier Peer Career Fellow: Healthcare and Clinical Research
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Congratulations to the Miller and Silbernagel Scholarship winners!

The Knowlton Center staff is pleased to award three students a total of $23,000 of scholarship funds to medical and dental school.

Dr. Ted Miller ’54 and Mrs. Eva Miller established the Miller Scholarship in 2004 to support selected graduating …

By Heather Johnston Welliver
Heather Johnston Welliver Career Coach
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Five reasons to apply to: The Resident Wellness Internship with Middleton Senior Living

It’s not too late to find an amazing internship for the summer of 2022! Check out this exclusive internship and apply soon!

Five reasons to apply to: Resident Wellness Internship with Middleton Senior Living

You can design your own component …

By Sara Stasko
Sara Stasko Senior Associate Director
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Five reasons to apply to: The University of Kentucky Ovarian Cancer Screening Research Program

It’s not too late to find an amazing internship for the summer of 2022! Check out this exclusive internship and apply soon!

Five reasons to apply to: University of Kentucky Ovarian Cancer Screening Research Program

This cancer prevention program is …

By Sara Stasko
Sara Stasko Senior Associate Director
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Pre-med Tip: Highlighting Non-Medical Related Experiences

Below is advice directly from AAMC!

Sometimes making the connections between what is learned from non-medical related experiences and applying this knowledge to being a physician isn’t easy. But if you look at the AAMC core competencies, you’ll see that …

By Sara Stasko
Sara Stasko Senior Associate Director
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Do you want to be an engaging speaker? In this audio-only course from How to Be Awesome at Your Job,…

Exploring the Top Entry-Level Jobs in Healthcare

Christine Alexander
Are you interested in pivoting into a career in healthcare? Instructor Christine Alexander introduces ten high-demand, entry-level jobs in healthcare…

Project Management: Healthcare Projects

Bob McGannon
View Bob’s LinkedIn Newsletter Healthcare projects have their own unique set of needs and challenges, including privacy concerns and regulatory…

Designing Big Data Healthcare Studies, Part One

Monika Wahi
Even if you have a strong grasp of statistics and informatics, you also need to understand epidemiology and basic study…

Designing Big Data Healthcare Studies, Part Two

Monika Wahi
To perform accurate healthcare data analysis, you need to understand epidemiology and basic study design—covered in part one of this…

The Data Science of Healthcare, Medicine, and Public Health, with Barton Poulson (2018)

Barton Poulson
Data analytics plays an increasingly pivotal role in how we go about managing our healthcare systems and our own personal…

Understanding Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Jim Rogers
Personal protective equipment, or PPE, is essential in many workplaces. Healthcare, construction, and manufacturing professionals use PPE regularly, but COVID-19…

Using Public Health Data Sources

Madecraft
Certain events bring big data into the public eye. During the COVID-19 pandemic, an extensive amount of data has been…

Using Public Health Dashboards

Madecraft
Certain events bring big data into the public eye. The COVID-19 pandemic has generated an extensive amount of data from…

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The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

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Worldwide, more than 2,700 pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies comprise a trillion-dollar industry, with many of the top companies—and one of …

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