• <div class="hero-story-wrapper container mb-2"><div class="hero-story col-lg-3 offset-lg-3 px-3 pb-2"><h4><a href="/live/news/2075-fighting-covid-on-multiple-fronts">Using her varied skillset in the fight against Covid</a></h4><p> When the pandemic hit, public health professional Shanna Dell’10 switched from working in HIV prevention to leading part of the Baltimore City Health Department’s Covid outbreak team and serving as a charge nurse in a hospital Covid unit. </p></div></div><div class="hero-header-image" style="background-image: url(/live/image/gid/94/height/670/src_region/0,582,2129,2713/6630_Beloit_9-11-20_0143.rev.1603468779.jpg); background-size:cover; background-position:center; min-height:400px;"><div class="" style="position:static;"><span class="lw_image_caption lw_align_right px-3" style="">At Beloit, Dell discovered public health through <a href="https://beloit-dev.livewhale.net/academics/biology/">Biology</a> Professor Marion Fass, who introduced her to the field, and connected her with internships and other opportunities.</span></div></div>

Healing individuals, your community, and the world

What is your dream career?

Do you want to treat people, as a medical doctor, nurse, psychologist, occupational therapist, or certified nurse-midwife? Or perhaps your sights are set on doing research, advancing medical, pharmaceutical, and scientific knowledge and practice.

Do you seek to make a difference in your community, as a social worker, counselor, health and wellness coordinator, health advocate, or abuse prevention specialist? Or educate others about health, helping to reduce teen pregnancy or STI rates?

Maybe you want an international career improving health overseas, working in the Peace Corps, monitoring HIV rates, or building health clinic capacity.  

We help you prepare for your future

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

From advice on what classes to take to prepare you for an advanced degree to help finding internships with local healthcare providers, we’re here to support you every step of the way.

Health & Healing

Your Mentors

Tara M. Girard RN, BSN
Tara M Girard

As a registered nurse, Tara advises students about nursing careers.

Kate Johnston
Katherine Johnston

Kate Johnston encourages students to consider the ways that inequities in the past influence our present and future.

Kristin Labby, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Kristin Labby

Kristin works closely with chemistry and biochemistry students interested in applying their skills to medicine, art, and museums. She also advises students interested in health professions.

Sylvia Lopez
Sylvia Lopez

Sylvia works with students interested in developing and putting their Spanish and intercultural skills into practice in various settings, including medical and health related fields.

Eleanor Waddle

Ellie works with prospective students, current students, and alumni to create connections that promote readiness for physical and mental wellness careers after Beloit.

Ron Watson, Ph.D.
Ron Watson

Ron works closely with students interested in working in public health and other community-based health promotion work.

Designing molecules to be better medicines
alumni advice

Designing molecules to be better medicines

Jonathan Palmer ’19 uses chemistry to discover molecules that could become effective drugs
Student on campus in Fall

Dear Beloiters working in Healthcare: Thank you

You have our heartfelt gratitude for all you are doing on the front lines to keep your communities safe during this pandemic.

Quynn Evans doing site specific choreography on campus.

Finding More Than She Was Looking For

Talents can appear in many facets and forms and sophomore Quynn Evans is an example of extraordinary talent at Beloit College. A dance major on the pre-med nursing track, Quynn comes from a dance background and realized her interest and enthusiasm for the art form even before coming to Beloit.


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