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CNAHS Academic School/Department/Center and Program Information

Executive Director/Chairperson / Coordinator

Location

Phone

Email Address

       

SCHOOLS/DEPARTMENTS/CENTERS:

   

 

School of Environmental and Sustainability Sciences (SESS)
Dr. Feng Qi, Executive Director

C309B

908 .737.3702

fqi@kean.edu

School of Mathematical Sciences
Dr. Louis Beaugris, Executive Director

C208

908. 737.3707

Lbeaugri@kean.edu

School of Natural Sciences (SONS)
Dr. Brian Teasdale, Associate Dean

C123

908 .737.3654

bteasdal@kean.edu

School of Nursing 
Dr. Joan Valas,  Executive Director

NAAB 327

908. 737.6210

jjvalas@kean.edu

Department of Computer Science 
Dr. Patricia Morreale, Executive Director

W406G

908. 737.4254

pmorreal@kean.edu

 

 

 

 

     

 

MAJORS - Contact Person

   

 

Biology (B.A. B.S.), Biology (Cell & Molecular)
Dr. Kim Spaccarotella

C138

908.737.3642

kspaccar@kean.edu

Chemistry (B.S.)
Dr. Yeung-Gyo Shin

C221A

908.737.3630

yshin@kean.edu

Computer Science (B.S.)
Dr. Patricia Morreale

NAAB 238

908.737.6158

pmorreal@kean.edu

Computer Science (M.S.)
Dr. Jing Chiou Liou

NAAB 219

908.737.6254

jliou@kean.edu

Earth Science (B.A., B.S)
Dr. Feng Qi

C313

908.737.3702

fqi@kean.edu

Environmental Science (B.S.)
Dr. Daniela Shebitz

C317

908.737.3397

dshebitz@kean.edu

Information Technology (B.S.)
Dr. Patricia Morreale

NAAB 238

908.737.6158

pmorreal@kean.edu

Mathematics (B.A.)
Dr. Louis Beaugris 

C208

908.737.3707

Lbeaugri@kean.edu

Mathematics (M.A.)
Dr. Revathi Narasimhan

C211

908.737.3716

rnarasim@kean.edu

Nursing (B.S.N./M.S.N.)
Dr.Joan Valas
 

 NAAB 327
 

908.737.6210

jvalas@kean.edu

MAJORS -  JOINT PROGRAMS (Rutgers):

   

 

Health Information Management 

Prof. Barbara Manger (Rutgers-SHRP office)

Dr. Roxie James (Kean Liaison)

Dept of Health Informatics

B220

973. 972.4356

908. 737.3581

mangerbj@shrp.rutgers.edu

rjames@kean.edu

Physician Assistant Program  
Dr. Patrick Field, Program Advisor

C133

908. 737.3667

pfield@kean.edu

     

 

COLLATERAL PROGRAM:

   

 

Marine Sciences
Dr. Brian Teasdale, Associate Dean
                                   Program Coordinator

C123

908. 737.3654

bteasdal@kean.edu

PRE-HEALTH PROFESSIONS ADVISEMENT
The Chair of the Premedical/Predental Advisory Committee is Dr. Vassiliou. Please contact him for information specifically related to recommendation letters or the application process. For general information about careers in medicine, dentistry, or other health professions, please contact Dr. Matt Mongelli, Dr. Rongsun Pu, or Dr. Brian Teasdale. You are also welcome to stop by the offices of the Premedical/Predental Advisory Committee members during office hours; we will be happy to answer your questions and advise you as you plan your course schedule. 

This page will provide you with information to help in planning your academic program at Kean University, whether it be selecting your courses, or beginning the applications process to medical or dental school. In addition, you will probably find it helpful to come to meetings of the PreMedical/PreDental Society; contact Dr. Vassiliou for schedule information. To explore the resources, please click on the links below. 

UNDERGRADUATE-PROGRAM RELATED LINKS
Planning your academic program     (restoration of link in process)
Timeline – What to Do Each Year     (restoration of link in process)
7-Year Dual-Degree Articulation Program – The New York College of Podiatric Medicine  (restoration of link in process)
ExploreHealthCareers.org
How Becoming a Doctor Works – a good article by an MD with useful information on undergrad planning, medical school, and beyond.
Association of American Medical Colleges - General Information for Students
The Student Doctor Network

APPLICATION RESOURCES
 The Application Process   (restoration of link in process)
Request Form for Faculty Evaluation of Students
Request Form for Composite Letter of Evaluation to be Mailed to Medical/Dental Schools
MCAT Prep - AMCAS Student Manual - Online version
Register for the MCAT here
Register for the DAT here
AMCAS (Allopathic Medical) Application Service
AACOM (Osteopathic Medical) Application Service
ADEA (Dental) Student Application Service
Guidelines on Writing your Personal Statement (VERY GOOD!!)
More Guidelines on Writing your Personal Statement
Questions to Answer Before You Begin Writing Your Personal Statement
Interview Skills

SUMMER (AND OTHER) OPTIONS
ExploreHealthCareers.org has a search feature for summer and academic year enrichment programs
Summer Research Opportunities
Summer Premedical Academic Enrichment Program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical School
Georgetown Summer Medical Institute

OTHER SOURCES OF USEFUL INFORMATION
American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
American Association of Medical Colleges
American Dental Association
American Dental Education Association
American Medical Association
Public Health (Accredited Graduate School Programs)
 

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