Spring 2020 Virtual Fair

BU’s Graduate Medical Sciences is holding another Virtual Graduate Fair to give interested students some unique insights our graduate programs. This Spring semester, our virtual fair will be Wednesday, March 4th, 2020 from 11:00am to 2:00pm EST. You’ll hear from 12 of our masters programs, as well as from student representatives, our financial services office, and even learn about our diversity initiatives.

Check out the schedule of presentations below to find your ideal session:

Quick-Access Schedule:

Session Time Session Room Link
11:00am-11:30 EST Welcome Address
11:30am-12:00pm EST Anatomy & Neurobiology
Biomedical Forensic Sciences
Medical Sciences (MAMS)
Student Financial Services
12:00pm-12:30pm EST Bioimaging
Pathology Laboratory Sciences
Student Life
12:30pm-1pm EST Healthcare Emergency Management
Nutrition & Metabolism
Medical Anthropology & Cross-Culture Practice
Student Life
1pm-1:30pm EST Clinical Research
Forensic Anthropology
Student Financial Services
1:30pm-2pm EST Biomedical Research Technologies
Oral Health Sciences
Diversity & MISO

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Virtual Fair Schedule:

11:00am

  • Welcome Address
    Presented by: Dr. Debbie Stearns-Kurosawa, GMS Associate Provost
    Dr. Theresa Davies, GMS Assistant Dean, OHS Program Director

    To kick off this semester’s Virtual Fair, the Associate Provost and Assistant Dean, Dr. Stearns-Kurosawa and Dr. Davies, are excited to welcome all attendees who are interested in learning more about the Masters’ Programs offered through BU’s Graduate Medical Science.

11:30am

  • Anatomy & Neurobiology
    Presented by: Dr. Ann Zumwalt, Associate Professor
    Dr. Linda Afifi, Assistant Professor
    Selvin Marroquin, Administrative Coordinator

    The MS in Anatomy (Vesalius Program) is a rigorous two-year program incorporating coursework in anatomical and neurobiological principles. Graduates are prepared to pursue further studies in the biomedical sciences including teaching, research, and health care. Check out the Anatomy & Neurobiology Program to learn more!
  • Biomedical Forensic Sciences
    Presented by: Amy Brodeur, Program Director

    The MS Biomedical Forensic Sciences trains students in the basic principles of forensic science with a strong biomedical and chemistry background, providing crucial expertise to forensic investigations. Graduates are prepared to pursue a variety of career options in crime laboratories, medical examiner offices, law enforcement agencies, scientific instrument companies and hospital or biotechnology laboratories. Check out the BMFS Program to learn more!
  • Medical Sciences (MAMS)
    Presented by: Ying-Ju Lai, Program Administrator
    Devin Weaver, MAMS Admissions Counselor

    The MS in Medical Sciences program is an SMP that prepares students for a career in medicine by providing an academic environment that fosters integrity, collaboration, professionalism, cultural competence and lifelong learning. Since it began in 1985, it has helped over 2,000 students gain admission to U.S. medical schools. Check out the Medical Sciences (MAMS) Program to learn more!
  • Student Financial Services & Housing
    Presented by: Dennis Murphy, Associate Director, Student Financial Services
    Jonathan Brett, Housing Resources Manager

    Financial Aid and Housing for graduate students is just a bit different than for undergrads, especially when it comes to scholarships, loans and more. Learn about your opportunities and ask all of your questions about financial aid and housing. Check out the Financial Aid webpage to learn more!

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12:00pm

  • Bioimaging
    Presented by: Patty Jones, Program Administrator

    The MS in Bioimaging is designed to train individuals to fill a rapidly growing need for skilled experts in imaging and allied science and technology. Students benefit from hands-on experience ultimately qualifying them for positions in the healthcare and biomedical instrumentation industries, academia and a wide variety of private and government research centers. Check out the Bioimaging Program to learn more!
  • Pathology Laboratory Sciences
    Presented by: Elizabeth Duffy, Program Director
    Morgan Thompson, Graduate Student

    The MS in Pathology Laboratory Sciences program offers a unique blend of comprehensive biomedical science education with pragmatic, hands-on skill acquisition in basic science and laboratory techniques of pathology and related disciplines. Graduates are prepared for future careers in academia, the biotech industry, the pharmaceutical industry, medical school, and PhD programs. Check out the Pathology Laboratory Sciences Program to learn more!
  • Student Life Discussion
    Presented by: GMS Student

    Hear from current students about life as a Graduate Medical Sciences student here on the BU Medical campus in the South End as well as in greater Boston, a vibrant city rich in history, art, sports, medicine and education. Check out our Student Life information to learn more!

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12:30pm

  • Healthcare Emergency Management
    Presented by: Patty Jones, Program Administrator

    The MS in Healthcare Emergency Management program prepares individuals to work across the spectrum of emergency and crisis management, with an emphasis on events related to the fields of biomedical sciences and healthcare. Check out the Healthcare Emergency Management Program to learn more!
  • Medical Anthropology & Cross-Cultural Practice
    Presented by: Dr. Linda Barnes, Program Director

    The MS in Medical Anthropology & Cross-Cultural Practice prepares students for careers across a wide range of academic and professional fields. The program provides interdisciplinary training that gives a solid foundation in the theory and methods of medical anthropological and qualitative research, in addition to research experience in student’s own area of concentration. Check out the Medical Anthropology Program to learn more!
  • Nutrition & Metabolism
    Presented by: Dr. Jude Deeney, Assistant Professor
    Cassandra Kocek, Program Administrator

    The MS in Nutrition and Metabolism program is an interdisciplinary graduate program with the opportunity for students to carry out focused research in clinical, epidemiologic, or laboratory-based studies. It prepares students for future studies in medicine and dentistry, doctoral-level studies, and careers in scientific research. Check out the Nutrition & Metabolism Program to learn more!
  • Student Life Discussion
    Presented by: GMS Student

    Hear from current students about life as a Graduate Medical Sciences student here on the BU Medical campus in the South End as well as in greater Boston, a vibrant city rich in history, art, sports, medicine and education. Check out our Student Life information to learn more!

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1:00pm

  • Clinical Research
    Presented by: Dr. Janice Weinberg, Program Director

    The MS in Clinical Research prepares students to engage in the discovery, development, and application of knowledge as it pertains to all areas of clinical research.  Students demonstrate the ability to design, conduct and analyze research and clinical trials in a variety of healthcare and biomedical settings. Check out the Clinical Research Program to learn more!
  • Forensic Anthropology
    Presented by: Dr. Tara Moore, Program Director
    Dr. JT Pokines, Associate Professor
    Dr. Sean Tallman, Assistant Professor


    The MS in Forensic Anthropology trains students to apply the principles of anthropology, anatomy and osteology to establish biological profiles, excavation of remains, criminal casework and other scenarios with unidentified remains and are prepared for positions in state medical examiners offices, government or private crime laboratories, state or federal law enforcement agencies or academic settings. Check out the Forensic Anthropology Program to learn more!
  • Student Financial Services & Housing
    Presented by: Dennis Murphy, Associate Director, Student Financial Services
    Jonathan Brett, Housing Resources Manager

    Financial Aid and Housing for graduate students is just a bit different than for undergrads, especially when it comes to scholarships, loans and more. Learn about your opportunities and ask all of your questions about financial aid and housing. Check out the Financial Aid webpage to learn more!

Register Now To Attend!

1:30pm

  • Biomedical Research Technologies
    Presented by: Dr. Louis Gerstenfeld, Program Co-Director

    The MS in Biomedical Research Technologies is a one-year program designed to prepare students for careers in biomedical research. The degree equips students with a solid grasp of the principles underlying various research core technologies operations, its relevance to an array of biomedical problems and the technical skills to implement these technologies. Check out the Biomedical Research Technologies Program to learn more!
  • Oral Health Sciences
    Presented by: Dr. Theresa Davies, Program Director

    The MS in Oral Health Sciences program is a one-year credential-enhancing pre-dental master’s program. The mission is to prepare students as strong candidates for future admission to dental school Through academic and professional enrichment events, students are supported at all steps towards program completion and dental school admission. Check out the Oral Health Sciences Program to learn more!
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
    Presented by: Farrah Belizaire, Associate Director, GMS Diversity & Inclusion

    Graduate Medical Sciences believes that an enriching educational experience is strengthened by diversity of thought which in turn drives the forces of innovation. Check out GMS’s office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as well as the initiatives that it encompasses to learn more!

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