Health & Healing


Heal People. Make a Difference. Understand Bodies. 

Students participating in the Happy Healthy 5k run

This channel is for you if…

  • You see yourself treating people, as a medical doctor, nurse and nurse practitioner, psychologist, occupational therapist, and certified nurse-midwife.
  • You aspire to do research, advancing medical, pharmaceutical, and scientific knowledge and practice.
  • You believe in making a difference in communities, as social workers, counselors, and health & wellness coordinators, and abuse prevention specialists.
  • You envision improving health overseas, working in the Peace Corps, monitoring HIV rates, and building the capacity of health clinics.
  • You imagine educating others about health, such as helping reduce teen pregnancy and STI rates.

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Get personalized support for a successful transition to medical school and other professional schools from the faculty and staff members of the Health Professions Advisory Committee.

  • Clear direction about what classes you should take to prepare for admission to health profession training programs and how and when to prepare for admission exams
  • Writing and submission of a detailed HPAC committee letter in support of your application to prospective training programs
  • Coordination of non-classroom experiences with local healthcare providers, alumni and the Beloit pre-health student club to ensure that you are a competitive applicant.

Health & Healing Opportunities

Student Work

Guadalupe Orbezo-Perez’20

Caring for Diverse Populations

Guadalupe Orbezo-Perez’20 aspires to be a clinical psychologist, adding “I am trilingual and we need clinicians who can care for diverse populations.”

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David Harrison’20 repairs donated medical equipment as a part of his summer internship with Project C.U.R.E.

David Harrison’20 Internship with Project C.U.R.E

David Harrison prepares donated medical supplies to be sent abroad. His internship helped prepare him for the future.  He says,”I am learning how to cooperate and work with other engineers and gaining an understanding of project management.”

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After Beloit

Marist Professor Tommy Zurhellen prepares for his walk across America for VetZero.

Tom Zurhellen Walked All the Way Across America

After Tom Zurhellen’91 discovered disturbingly high rates of suicide and homelessness among veterans, he set out to walk some 3,000 miles to try to turn the situation around.

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Dasheema Jarrett-Jones’09

Dasheema Jarrett-Jones’09 helps ensure that Native Americans have good health and wellness.

Dasheema Jarret-Jones’09, a proud native of Janesville, WI and a Health and Society major, works as a Public Health Advisor for the  Centers for Disease Control,

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Events

Feb4th

UW-Milwaukee Zilber School of Public Health - Information Table

Learn more about Master’s-level and PhD-level programs in Public Health!

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