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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 

Pocatello, ID 83209-8007

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

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 Peer Advisor, Adolfo Andazola, holds office hours in Room 306 of the Beckley Nursing Building at the following times:

Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons from 2:00 pm through 4:00 pm.  

Contact him at to confirm a meeting.


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 2018 - 2019 academic year Note - If you are interested in becoming  an officer for the upcoming year, email Adolfo at


President: Adolfo Andazola

Vice-President:  Kalene Bataluna

Secretary: Leah Venenosa

Treasurer: Jacob Menchaca

VP of Community Service: DeWayne Hodges/Gavin Crum

VP of Social Events:  Julianne Nguyen