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Lisa Witmer joined the Pre-Health Program in 2005 as a lecturer and advisor. She is responsible for teaching Introductory Biology and upper-level biology courses to Core Studies and Specialized Studies students. In addition, she is involved in recruiting prospective students and providing academic, application and career advising to Post-Bacc Pre-Health students.

As an Enrollment Specialist, Brittany assists prospective students as they navigate the application and admissions process, and is committed to helping prospective students achieve their goals. Brittany started working at the University of Pennsylvania almost two years ago as an Admissions Specialist for LPS. She earned her BA in Sociology and Urban Studies from the University of Pittsburgh in 2012, and her M.Ed. in Urban Education from Temple University in 2014. In addition, Brittany will soon begin her doctoral studies in higher education at Penn GSE.

Faye has been with the University of Pennsylvania for more than 25 years. Before joining the Pre-Health Programs, Faye was the Program Coordinator for the Africa Center for nearly 13 years. At the College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS), Faye ensures that prospective and current students get the very best service when it comes to applications, interviews and advising. Faye keeps students up-to-date on program events, jobs, volunteer positions and research opportunities. She also schedules special guests for Pre-Health workshops and the Distinguished Speaker Series.

Danielle Lever came to Penn in October 2010 as the Advisor for Pre-Health Programs. She works with both Core Studies and Specialized Studies students, providing support in academic and career advising, committee letter writing, planning and delivery of special workshops/events, building a robust student community and many other duties to benefit the success of our Pre-Health Programs students.

Jackie McLaughlin is a Registered Dietitian with 20 years of professional experience in clinical and public health nutrition and eight years of management experience in academic affairs. She received her BA in Sociology with a concentration in Social Work from LaSalle University and her MS in Clinical Nutrition from Drexel University. Her professional practice has focused on nutritional health issues facing women and children living in poverty.

Mr. Goldberg teaches MMP 506: Physics of Radiation Therapy.

Dr. Dahmane holds a BS in Biology and an MS in Biochemistry/Cell Biology from the University of Rouen, France and a PhD in Biology of Aging/Human Genetics from the University of Paris, France. Dr. Dahmane teaches BMB 585: Cancer Cell Biology.

Dr. Tsourkas is an active member of the Institute for Medicine and Engineering (IME) and the Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT), both at the University of Pennsylvania. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University, an MS in Mechanical Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering through a joint program at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University. Dr. Tsourkas coordinates and teaches MMP507: Medical/Molecular Imaging.

Dr. Maidment is certified by the American Board of Radiology in Diagnostic Physics. He holds a BASc in Engineering Science from the University of Toronto and a PhD in Medical Biophysics from the University of Toronto. Dr. Maidment teaches MMP 507: Physics of Medical/Molecular Imaging. 

Dr. Zhu is certified by the American Board of Radiology in Radiation Oncology Physics. Dr. Zhu holds a BS in Electronic Engineering from Fudan University, China, and an MS in Physics, MS in Engineering and a PhD in Physics from Brown University. His research interests include external beam photon radiation transport, photodynamic therapy physics, in vivo diode dosimetry and real time dose calculation for IGRT. Dr. Zhu teaches MMP 506: Physics of Radiation Therapy. 


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