Science Night: "So, you want to go to medical school"

MR Science Night
February 12, 2020
7 pm - 8 pm

Presentation: So…you want to go to Medical School: What students need to know to make them competitive applicants
Guest Speaker: Dr. Bryan Lewis 
Location: Student Center Cinema
Date & Time: February 12, 2020; 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

During the presentation, we will cover both basic and in-depth information that students should know about being competitive applicants to professional health programs overall, and Medical School in particular.  Topics that will be covered range from grades, majors, classes, healthcare experiences, application process, and professional entrance exams.  A significant emphasis will be placed on strategies, mindsets, and motivation.  This presentation is appropriate for both high school students and student at the University level.


Dr. Lewis is the Associate Dean for the College of Natural and Health Sciences, Director of Pre-Health program and a faculty member in the Biological Sciences department at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.  He has served in these positions at the University for the past 20 years and before that worked as a professor and advisor in the Biology Department at Clarke College in Dubuque, IA where he taught classes to both undergraduate and professional Physical Therapy students.  During his 20+ year career in higher education, Bryan has been a passionate advocate for student success and has helped many hundreds of students matriculate into professional health programs and graduate schools.  As a professor/scientist, his areas of research include physiology, neuroscience, pathology, membrane physiology, and biophysics.  As a Faculty advisor, his area of interest is helping students in any way he can think to be strong, confident developing professionals who foster a true belief in their own abilities, find lifelong careers they are passionate about, and ultimately are happy, well-adjusted adults who feel they are living the lives and careers they can be proud of. Bryan has his B.A. in Biology with a Chemistry minor from Ripon College and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Physiology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Miles Holvick
College of Natural and Health Sciences

Student Center

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