Health, Science, and the Earth Pathway

Pathway Location:

Fariborz Maseeh Hall 360

 

Schedule appointments:

Call our virtual front desk at 503-725-3822 or

see advisor links below.

In the Health, Science, and the Earth Pathway, students work towards academic and career goals in natural and earth sciences, clinical health occupations, and public health. Whether studying plant and animal life, molecules and chemical phenomena, or the Earth's environment (including water, climate, and natural hazards) and other planetary bodies, students will think critically about human interaction with the world around us.

Students interested in health will learn about approaches and strategies that increase health opportunities for all people. Students are prepared to be problem-solvers who can address illness and disease, facilitate wise use of our planet’s resources, and develop sustainable ecosystems, human societies, and economies.

 

Important information for students new to PSU:

New PSU students should complete Orientation prior to scheduling an appointment with their advisor (this does not apply to postbaccalaureate or graduate students). Orientation covers the information necessary to select and register for classes, and students may follow up with their advisor afterwards if they have specific questions.      

 

 

  Advisors by Pre-Professional Program

Pre-Professional advisors serve all majors, unless noted otherwise

Pre-Chiropractic Medicine

  • Leena Shrestha

Pre-Dental Hygiene

  • Laura Marsh

Pre-Dentistry

  • Ari Douangpanya (all majors except Applied Health & Fitness and Public Health Studies)
  • Leena Shrestha 
  • Liz Shatzer (all majors except Applied Health & Fitness and Public Health Studies)
  • Melissa Yates (all majors except Applied Health & Fitness and Public Health Studies)

Pre-Medical Laboratory Science

  • Liz Shatzer (all majors except Applied Health & Fitness and Public Health Studies)
  • Laura Marsh (Applied Health & Fitness and Public Health Studies majors only)

Pre-Medicine

  • Abby Schmidt
  • Ari Douangpanya (all majors except Applied Health & Fitness and Public Health Studies)
  • Leena Shrestha 
  • Liz Shatzer (all majors except Applied Health & Fitness and Public Health Studies)
  • Melissa Yates (all majors except Applied Health & Fitness and Public Health Studies)

Pre-Naturopathic Medicine

  • Leena Shrestha

Pre-Nursing

  • Abby Schmidt
  • Alyssa Dart
  • Laura Marsh

Pre-Occupational Therapy

  • Elizabeth Benner

Pre-Optometry

  • Laura Marsh

Pre-Pharmacy

  • Laura Marsh

Pre-Physical Therapy

  • Elizabeth Benner
  • Jane Mercer (Applied Health & Fitness and Public Health Studies majors only)

Pre-Physician Assistant

  • Abby Schmidt
  • Alyssa Dart

Pre-Radiation Therapy

  • Abby Schmidt

Pre-Veterinary Medicine

  • Liz Shatzer
    Sang Nguyen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                      Advisors by Major

If you are considering a pre-health track (i.e. pre-dentistry, pre-medicine, pre-nursing, pre-pharmacy, etc.), please find your advisor using the list above.

Applied Health & Fitness

  • Alyssa Dart
  • Elizabeth Benner
  • Jane Mercer
  • Belinda Zeidler

Biology

  • Sang Nguyen
    Leena Shrestha

Biochemistry

  • Ari Douangpanya
    Sang Nguyen

Chemistry

  • Ari Douangpanya
    Sang Nguyen

Earth Science

  • Stephanie Hamington 

Environmental Science/Environmental Studies

  • Stephanie Hamington
    Sang Nguyen 

Exploratory/Undecided

  • All Health, Science, and the Earth advisors

Geography

  • Stephanie Hamington

Geology

  • Stephanie Hamington

Public Health Studies

  • Alyssa Dart
  • Elizabeth Benner
  • Jane Mercer
  • Belinda Zeidler

Science

  • Ari Douangpanya
  • Melissa Yates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                 Advisor Contact Information

To contact an advisor with questions, email hse.advising@pdx.edu or use their direct email, if provided below.

To schedule an appointment, call 503-725-3822. Beginning June 1, advisors are available for appointments and email responses Monday through Thursday only.