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ChildressBeverley Childress

  • Serves as Director of Pre-Health Professions Programs for Auburn University
  • Recommends graduate courses to increase a student’s competitiveness for dental, medical, optometry, pharmacy, physician assistant and physical therapy programs acceptance (courses subject to approval by the DBS Graduate Program Officer and/or the Program Director)
  • Serves as the advisor for the Auburn University chapter of Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Health Student Organization, which provides relevant speakers and activities to become a competitive applicant
  • Arranges practice test sessions for the DAT, MCAT, OAT, PCAT and GRE
  • Assists students with applying to dental, medical and optometry school programs through PPAC
  • Assists applicants applying for other professional school programs through individual appointments
  • Hosts mock interviews with admission committee members from Alabama dental, medical, optometry, pharmacy, physician assistant, occupational therapy and physical therapy schools
  • Assists students with arranging shadowing opportunities in the local community
  • Sponsors workshops focused on writing a compelling personal statement, interviewing well, improving communication skills, understanding the American Health Care System, etc.
  • Serves as a liaison with the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine-Auburn Campus


Last Updated: 06/16/2016