3rd Annual Health Professions Conference – Hobart and William Smith Colleges \
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3rd Annual Health Professions Conference

Want to become one of the leading doctors of the future? The Colleges will help you get there during the 3rd Annual Health Professions Conference held on Saturday, April 18 from 12:45 – 6 p.m. in the Geneva and Sanford Rooms.

At the conference, students will be able to attend presentations by doctors who graduated from the Colleges, faculty members who specialize in medicine-related fields and current students who are pursuing medical careers.

The full schedule for the conference is as follows:

12:45 p.m. – 1 p.m., Check-in, Geneva Room Atrium

1-1:20 p.m., Geneva Room, What to Expect in Medical School

Jennifer Tibbens ’05, SUNY Upstate Medical University student

1:20-1:40 p.m., Geneva Room, Dental School: The First Two Years

Nolan Robinson ’07, Dental Student, University of Buffalo School of Dentistry

1:40 – 2:20 p.m., Geneva Room, Student Panel

Ross Green ’09 – Medical Research & Appling to Medical School
Christina Kinnevey ’09 – Clinical Internships
Lis Losito – Early Assurance Program, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Andrew Dann ’10 – Pre-Veterinary
Abi Wikoff ’10 – Pre-Dental

2:55 – 3:25 p.m., Geneva Room, What is it Like in the Office?  A Discussion of Primary Care and Medicine

Dr. Vito Losito, M.D., FAAP, Associate Clinical Professor, SUNY Upstate Medical University and Child Health Care Associates Pediatrician

Concurrent Sessions:

3:35 – 4:05 p.m.

Geneva Room – HIV in 2009: Challenges and Changes

Kristen Lanphear, AIDS Rochester, Inc. Prevention Specialist


Sanford Room – Exploring the Opportunities in Nursing, Nancy Kita, University of Rochester School of Nursing Admissions Counselor

4:10 – 4:40 p.m., The Ethics of Body Modification

Eric Barnes, assistant professor of philosophy

Concurrent Sessions:

4:40 – 5:10 p.m.

Sanford Room – Alcohol in College:  What is Myth?  What is Reality? Results from Late Night Breath Tests, by David Craig, professor of chemistry

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Geneva Room – Social Medicine: Race and Sexuality in the Long 20th Century by Alison Redick, assistant professor of women’s studies

5:10 – 6 p.m., Geneva Room Atrium, Reception

For more information contact, Regina Triplett, Hobart and William Smith Health Professions Club co-president, via e-mail at Regina.Triplett@hws.edu.