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Idaho State University

Pre-Health Advising



About Us

Burke Knapp, Office Assistant (208) 282-2172


Adolfo Andazola - Peer Advisor
Jacque Baergen, Pre-Health Advisor (208) 282-2375


Physical Location:  Beckley Nursing Building (Building 66), Room 307

The Pre-Health Advisor can be reached at: email or phone 282-2375. Schedule an appointment here: Pre-Health Professions Advisor calendar.

Schedule an appointment with the Pre-Health Professions Peer Advisor:  Peer Advisor Adolfo's Calendar

The Pre-Health professions advisor meets with students and assists them in preparing for and applying to professional schools in the following areas: dentistry, medicine, osteopathic medicine, optometry, podiatric medicine, veterinary medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, chiropractic medicine and physician assistant studies. Students at all stages should meet with the Pre-Health advisor. 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.


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

Pre-Health Newsletter Archive

Be sure to follow the Facebook page for the latest announcements and information.

Pre Health Professions Association club Officers for the 2019-2020 academic year 


President: Jacob Menchaca

Vice-President:  Adolfo Andazola

Secretary: Joselynn Castillo

Treasurer: Ben Storms

Pre-Med Chair:  Adriene Pavek

Pre-Dental Chair:  Alexis Brunger

Pre-Optometry Chair: Riley Grigg

Pre-PA Chair: Kelsi Shawcroft

Pre-Pharmacy Chair: Anny Maria Nguyen

Pre-Vet Chair:  Stetson Perkes

VP of Community Service: Elisabeth Stephens and Gavin Crum

VP of Social Events:  Anya Brown and Elisabeth Stephens