Health Professions Advising

Health Professions Advising

Green Hall 442
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
Tel 781-283-2904
lwhite3@wellesley.edu
cdelacer@wellesley.edu

Welcome to Career Education’s Health Professions page. Through the resources on this page, we will help you to explore clinical care across a variety of patient-facing roles, including: nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, medicine, physical therapy, speech language pathology, physician assistant, podiatry, pharmacy, and more. We encourage you to use this page to learn more whether you are exploring, preparing, or applying within the health professions. When you’re ready, meet with our advisors, Lynn White and Christopher De La Cerda, to get support and resources as you continue on your career path. Become a member of our Health Professions Community to receive emails and notifications — simply update your profile in Handshake to subscribe.

We look forward to working with you!

Exploring

Learn about health professions, Wellesley student pre-health organizations, alumnae in the health professions, health professions resources, and more:

Preparing

Find out about courses, studying abroad, gaining clinical experience, providing service to others, research, summer opportunities, taking a gap year, resources for underrepresented students, post-baccalaureate planning, and more:

Applying

Get information about the Medical Professions Advisory Committee (MPAC), letters of recommendation, admissions tests, personal statements, application timelines, selecting schools, cost and financial assistance, and more:

Health Professions, Public Health, Life Science

Green Hall 442
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
Tel 781-283-2904
lwhite3@wellesley.edu
cdelacer@wellesley.edu

Office hours 

Appointments can be scheduled for Monday – Friday.

Christopher De La Cerda advises across all areas of this community (Health, Public Health and Life Sciences). Lynn White advises in the Health Professions.

Pop-up advising hours 

Christopher De La Cerda
Tuesdays, 9:30 - 11:30am
Sage Lounge, Science Center

Lynn White

Meet Lynn White MD, Director, Health Professions Advising

Learn About Careers in the Health Professions

Lynn White
Lynn White, MD

Working in a health profession can provide you with an interesting, satisfying, and stimulating career that will allow you to help others.

Learn About Careers in Public Health

Christopher De La Cerda
Christopher De La Cerda

Public health is a wide ranging, interdisciplinary pathway with the goals of protecting and improving the health of individuals, families, communities, and populations at local and global levels.

“I was motivated to fight for environmental justice in my community after hearing about the respiratory illnesses that many children were diagnosed with as a result of the environmental contamination we live with.”