302-831-3030 CPHPS-FAQ@udel.edu

About the Center

The Center for Premedical and Health Profession Studies is focused on helping students across the colleges who are pursuing careers in the health professions. The center is focused on student outcomes – helping students achieve better success at the careers they have chosen in medicine, dentistry, optometry, podiatry, physician assistant, advanced practice registered nurse, pharmacy, physical/occupational therapy and other health profession programs. All colleges are supported where premedical and health profession studies may be pursued upon graduation by its students.

Focus

The Center supports all pathways for premedical studies as well as to provide advisement/referral services for students pursuing professions in other health related professions.

Who is Supported

The Center guides and supports a community of pre-health profession students in their academic and extracurricular preparation to enter medical, dental, or other healthcare professions programs. In this capacity the Center encourages and supports all University of Delaware students, campus organizations, and academic units on campus.

Center Staff

Name

Title

Address

Phone/
Email

Dr. David Barlow
David Barlow, Ph.D.

Associate professor and
Director

105E Pearson Hall
Academy St.
Newark, DE

302-831-3030
barlow@udel.edu
Mrs. Laura Pawlowski
Laura Pawlowski
  Program Academic Coordinator
105E Pearson Hall
Academy St.
Newark, DE
302-831-4535 or
302-831-4949
LJP@udel.edu
Dr. Don Lehman
Donald Lehman, Ed.D.
Professor and
Health Profession Advisor
Dept. Medical & Molecular Sciences
305 Willard Hall Educ. Bldg.
Newark, DE
302-831-8432
dlehman@udel.edu
Dr. Saskia Richter
Saskia Richter, PhD
Assistant Professor and
Health Profession Advisor
Dept. Kinesiology and
Applied Physiology
210V Health Science Complex
Newark, DE
302-831-6090
srichter@udel.edu
Caroline WestCaroline West
Health Profession Advisor/
HPEC Assistant
 105E Pearson Hall
Academy St.
Newark, DE
302-831-4535 or
302-831-4949
cwwest@udel.edu

Sachi Brathwaite
Graduate Assistant  105E Pearson Hall
Academy St.
Newark, DE
302-831-4535 or
302-831-4949
sachib@udel.edu

Jean Filo
Undergraduate Teacher’s Assistant 105E Pearson Hall
Academy St.
Newark, DE
jeanfilo@udel.edu

Erin Schulze
Peer Mentor 105E Pearson Hall
Academy St.
Newark, DE
erincs@udel.edu

Sabrina Luther
Peer Mentor 105E Pearson Hall
Academy St.
Newark, DE
spluther@udel.edu

Advisory Board

David A. Barlow, Ph.D.
University of Delaware
Dawn Elliott, Ph.D.
University of Delaware
John Pelesko, Ph.D
University of Delaware
Deborah Benvenger, MBA
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
William Farquhar, Ph.D.
University of Delaware
James Richards, Ph.D.
University of Delaware
Erin Brannick, DVM, DACVP
University of Delaware
Brian Hahn
Kornberg School of Dentistry
Temple University
Wayne Segal, PharmD
Pharmacist
Heyward Brock
University of Delaware
Donald Lehman, Ed.D.*
University of Delaware
Saqib Usmani, DMD, MBA
Bright Smile Dental Care
Clara Callahan, M.D.
Sidney Kimmel Medical School
Thomas Jefferson University
Andras Megyari, MD
Pangea
Patricia Walsh, Ph.D.*
University of Delaware
Douglas Doren, Ph.D.
University of Delaware
Barret Michalec, Ph.D.
University of Delaware
Donna Woulfe, Ph.D.
University of Delaware

*Co-Chairs