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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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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Heather’s Picks in Healthcare and Clinical Research: Opportunities, Jobs & Internships Week of 4/5

Opportunities:
If you’ve been accepted to medical, veterinary, or dental school for Fall 2022, don’t miss the opportunity to apply for scholarships!   ($23,000 worth thanks to generous donors!)
2022 Miller and Silbernagel Awards

Deadline: Tuesday, April 12, 2022: 9 am

By Heather Johnston Welliver
Heather Johnston Welliver Career Coach
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LinkedIn Learning Courses

How to Speak So People Want to Listen

Pete Mockaitis | How to Be Awesome at Your Job
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

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…

Career Community Advisors

Career Community Advisors are Denison Alumni, Parents and or Faculty who provide advice and guidance to the Career Community Staff Team. These volunteers ensure we are helping connect you with the most accurate and helpful information on trends in the associated industry/function, employers of interest, and opportunities related to the general career community. In addition, check out our Career Launch Volunteers who wish to offer students support as you prepare for life after Denison!

Additional Support Resources

VolunteerMatch

VolunteerMatch transforms your experience with volunteering, making it quick, easy and effective to find an opportunity!

Top 10 Questions Premeds Should Ask Medical School Financial Aid Officers

Attending medical school is expensive and most medical students will need to borrow federal student loans to cover their medical …

Hear from Practitioners: Writing a Personal Statement for Your Dental School Application

The personal statement is one of the most important parts of the ADEA AADSAS® (ADEA Associated American Dental School Application …

Discover Pharmacy!

A pharmacy career is a diverse and rewarding profession, with opportunities for patient care, scientific research and innovation. Explore the …

Vault Guides

Vault Career Guide to Health Care Management, Fourth Edition

Health care management, also known as health care administration, encompasses a wide range of jobs in a variety of organizations, …

Vault Career Guide to Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology, Third Edition

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

Vault Guide to Dental Care Jobs, Second Edition

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

Vault Guide to Alternative Health Care Jobs, Second Edition

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

Vault Guide to Veterinary Medicine and Animal Care Jobs, Second Edition

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

Vault Guide to Health Care Management Jobs, Second Edition

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

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