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Pre-Health Advising



About Us

Burke Knapp, Office Assistant (208) 282-2172
Jacque Baergen, Pre-Health Advisor (208) 282-2375
Idaho State University, Stop 8007 

Gail Life Science Bldg. 65, Rm 202
Pocatello, ID 83209-8007

The Pre-Health Advisor can be reached at: email or phone 282-2375. You may also look at the Pre-Health Professions Advisor calendar and schedule an appointment


 The Pre-Health professions advisor 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 Newsletter Archive

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

Pre Health Professions Association club Officers for the 2017-2018 academic year Note - If you are interested in becoming  an officer for the upcoming year, email Kalene at


Kalene Bataluna

Vice President




921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209
(208) 282-4636

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