Health Professions Advising

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Office Assistant (208) 282-2172
Pre-Health Advisor (208) 282-2375
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Idaho State University, Stop 8007
Gail Life Science Bldg. 65, Rm 202
Pocatello, ID 83209-8007

Becky Connell is the Pre-Health Advisor and she can be reached at her office or by email or phone at 282-2375. You may also look at Becky's calendar and schedule an appointment

The Pre-Health professions advising office meets with students and assists them in applying to professional schools in the following areas: dentistry, medicine, osteopathic medicine, optometry, podiatric medicine, veterinary medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, chiropractic and physician assistant. Students at all stages in college experiences should meet with the Pre-Health advisor, from incoming freshman through the completion of their education at ISU. The Pre-Health advisor monitors students' progress through their degree program and the health professional preresquite courses, providing information about application procedures, and organizing informational meetings, workshops, and speakers on specific health professions. The advisor also chairs the Pre-Health Professions Advisory Committee that provides interviews to prepare students for the health professional programs application process.


During the Fall and Spring semesters a weekly newsletter is sent out with items of interest to students.

Pre-Health list-Serve

News & Events

Blast into Success at the Graduate and Health Professions Fair

Friday, October 10th
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Student Union Ballroom

Who should attend: Students interested in learning about options for post graduate opportunities.
Details: Representatives and recruiters from across the U.S. will be on our campus to talk with students about post-graduate studies. Many career programs are represented from law to science, as well as business, medical and dental programs. Graduate programs from ISU will also be in attendance to inform you about their programs and discuss your future plans.

Off Campus Health Profession Meetings and Events


921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209