Fall 2020 Virtual Fair

Graduate Medical Sciences at BUSM is proud to announce our Fall 2020 Virtual Graduate Fair to be held on October 22nd, 2020 from 11:00am to 2:00pm EST. This Virtual Fair gives you the opportunity to connect directly with the program directors and administrators of many of our most popular Master’s and Doctoral programs!

If you are interested, check back for more detail soon! We’ll be posting our schedule of events shortly.

Links will be posted prior to the event.

Schedule:

Time Session Title Session Room Links
11:00am-11:30am EST Anatomy & Neurobiology
Biomedical Forensic Sciences
Physician Assistant
Student Financial Services
TBD
11:30am-12:00pm EST Bioimaging
Medical Sciences (MAMS)
PhD Program in Pharmacology
Student Life
TBD
12:00pm-12:30pm EST Pathology Laboratory Sciences
PhD Program in Neurosciences
Student Life
TBD
12:30pm-1:00pm EST Oral Health Sciences
Forensic Anthropology
PhD Program in Anatomy & Neurobiology
Student Financial Services
TBD
1:00pm-1:30pm EST Mental Health Counseling & Behavioral Medicine
Nutrition & Metabolism
Biomedical Research Technologies
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
TBD
1:30pm-2:00pm EST Healthcare Emergency Management
Clinical Research
Medical Anthropology & Cross-Cultural Practices
PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences
TBD

Virtual Fair Schedule:

11:00am

  • Anatomy & Neurobiology
    Presented by: 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
    Adam Hall, Assistant Professor

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!

  • Physician Assistant
    Presented by: Dr. Susan White, Program Director
    Michael Smith, Associate Director of Clinical Education

The Boston University Physician Assistant program provides innovative education to students who will deliver exceptional care for a diverse population of patients, including those from vulnerable communities. We value professionalism and service, and strive to prepare our graduates to practice medicine as an ethical member of a patient-centered, inter-disciplinary health care team.

  • Student Financial Services
    Presented by: Dennis Murphy, Associate Director, Student Financial Services
    Jonathan Brett, Associate Director, Student Financial Services

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!

11:30am

  • 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!

  • PhD in Pharmacology
    Presented by: Dr. Anurag Singh, Program Director
    Licia Holman, Academic Manager

The PhD in Biomolecular Pharmacology trains students in a  broad range of cutting edge technologies as they receive essential training in pharmacology with special emphasis on molecular pharmacology.

  • Student Life Discussion
    Presented by:
    Calvin Lee, Mental Health Counseling & Behavioral Medicine
    Emily Lewkowicz, PiBS
    Rachel Rowley, Medical Sciences

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!

12:00pm

  • Pathology Laboratory Sciences
    Presented by: Professor Elizabeth Duffy, Program Director

    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!
    • PhD in Neurosciences
      Presented by: Dr. Shelly Russek, Program Director
      Dr. Sandi Grasso, Associate Program Director

    The Graduate Program for Neuroscience (GPN) is a University-wide Ph.D. degree-granting program in neuroscience that includes research and coursework in molecular, cellular, systems, cognitive, behavioral, and computational fields of neuroscience.  Each trainee has the opportunity to  tailor their program to meet specific research and professional goals.

    • Student Life Discussion
      Presented by:
      Calvin Lee, Mental Health Counseling & Behavioral Medicine
      Elissa Everton, Molecular & Transitional Medicine
      Stefan Radevic, Medical Sciences

    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!

    12:30pm

    • Oral Health Sciences
      Presented by: Dr. Theresa Davies, Program Director
      Kristin Miller, Program Assistant

    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!

    • Forensic Anthropology
      Presented by: Dr. JT Pokines, Associate Professor
      Gary Reinecke, 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!

    • PhD in Anatomy & Neurobiology
      Presented by: Selvin Marroquin, Administrative Coordinator

      The PhD program in Anatomy & Neurobiology is designed  for those interested in acquiring advanced training in the anatomical sciences with a goal to produce well-rounded biomedical scientists who intend to merge both cutting edge research in areas such as neurodegenerative diseases, brain development, or cognition, as well as teaching, in their career.
    • Student Financial Services & Housing
      Presented by: Dennis Murphy, Associate Director, Student Financial Services
      Jonathan Brett, Associate Director, Student Financial Services

    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!

    1:00pm

      • Mental Health Counseling & Behavioral Medicine
        Presented by: Dr. Thom Fields, Assistant Professor

      The Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine master’s degree is the only accredited masters program that is housed in a medical school. Our emphasis on behavioral medicine and neuroscience makes us unlike any other counseling program. The two-year intensive program prepares graduates for mental health counseling licensure in Massachusetts and in other states. Check out the MHCBM 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!

      • 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!

      • 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!

      1:30pm

      • Healthcare Emergency Management
        Presented by: Dr. Kip Thomas, Program Director
        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!

      • 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!

      • 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!

      • Bioimaging
        Presented by: Dr. Kip Thomas, Program Director
        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!

      •  Program in Biomedical Sciences (PiBS)
        Presented by: Dr. C. James McKnight, Chair, PiBS Admissions Committee
        Dr. Barbara Schreiber, Assistant Dean & PiBS Director

      PiBS is a PhD umbrella program where students interested in any of 10 different programs enter the PhD program undifferentiated. The first year curriculum – Foundations in Biomedical Sciences (FiBS) – gives our students a broad background and a strong foundation in basic biological science. PiBS offers first-year students the opportunity to explore a variety of research areas over the course of three laboratory rotations along with a core curriculum to help determine the direction of their PhD focus. Check out the PiBS Program to learn more!