Pre-Health Student Organizations
Student organizations provide venues for pre-health students to help each other study, select classes wisely, find volunteer and work opportunities, and develop friendships.
HPAC recommends that every pre-health student remain active in one or more of these organizations while at UT Dallas.
The Pre-Health Advising Team (PHAT), comprised of leaders
from each pre-health student organization. 2007
Alpha Epsilon Delta (contact Michael Lugo)
Alpha Epsilon Delta is the National Health Preprofessional Honor Society, dedicated to excellence in preprofessional health studies. The Society welcomes all pre-health students. AED offers opportunities for professional development, social connections, and service to UTD and the community.
Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA)
(contact Maria Joseph)
HOSA enriches student interest in health care through exposure to health professions, volunteer events, and medical-based competitions.
SEBI: Students Exploring Bioethical Issues (contact Nistha Jajal)
Explore and discuss bioethical issues. We aim to provide a platform on which these topics may be debated, and firmly believe in the power of intelligent discourse.
Post Baccalaureate Pre-Health Society (contact Chelsea Stone)
The Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Society (PBPHS) at UT Dallas is for college graduates who find themselves re-training to become health professionals. PBPHS helps these “post-bacc” students to find information, study partners, great friends, and a social life, even though we’re all busy with work and our families.
Molding Doctors (contact Aishwarya Devarakonda)
Molding Doctors (MD) connects pre-med students to course planning, tutoring, MCAT preparation, volunteer and mentorship opportunities, and career planning.
Pre-Dental Student Association (contact Mehrad Sadeghpour)
The Pre-Dental Association (PDA) organizes group volunteering, dental school visits, and social events for its members. PDA also brings in guest speakers and provides help with the DAT and dental school applications.
Pre-Optometry Professional Society
(contact Kristina Nhan)
The Pre-Optometry Professional Society (POPS) brings in guest speakers and organizes social events for its members. POPS also helps students to contact optometrists for volunteering and shadowing.
Public Health Association (contact Fareed Khlayel)
The Public Health Club at UTD is an organization dedicated to educating its members about the rigors of working with under served populations locally and internationally in the many areas of health care.
Students interested in veterinary science comprise the Pre-Veterinary Society.
Pre-Physician-Assistant Society (contact Ryan English)
Provide students with opportunities to gain knowledge and experience in the medical field, through community service and by shadowing PAs. Inform students of the history and the purpose of the profession. Provide information the admission requirements for PA schools and on the application process.
Healthcare Management Club (contact Raj Shah)
Provides a network for students in healthcare administration to meet and exchange ideas, stay current on healthcare management issues, expand healthcare management knowledge, and help shape the current and future environment of healthcare management.
REACH / Unite for Sight (contact Tharun Paruchuri)
Raise awarness of the health disparities that exist in the modern healthcare delivery system through service events and informative discussion based general meetings.
Open to ALL UT Dallas students.
Healthnovations International (contact Nicole Canon)
The Healthnovations International- World Aid Organization is a group that extends service and aid to disadvantaged countries. The student-led group will participate in various fund raising activities as well as local and international volunteer projects to fulfill this philanthropic promise.
Helping Hands (contact Palak Patel)
A service organization directed towards underprivileged children in and around our community. Improving the education and nutrition of these children can bring them closer to breaking their cycles of dependence. We plan to achieve this through our volunteering, tutoring ,and "give back" events like Adopt-a-kid. Though Helping Hands is a pre-health organization, our events are both pre-health and non pre-health related.
Future Doctors of America
(contact Rami L. Basatneh)
The right place for students pursuing a medical career. All students are welcome to join with eligibility only limited only by GPA.
This is FDAs first year at UTD and we guarantee you that being a part of our growth and prosperation will help you grow and prosper swiftly through your journey as a student and worker in the medical field
Joint Admission Medical Program (JAMP)
(contact Scott Robinson)
JAMP is a special program created to support and encourage highly qualified, economically disadvantaged students pursuing medical education.