Committee Membership

FIU - Pre-Professional Advisement and Evaluation Committee

The Florida International University Pre-Professional Advisement and Evaluation Committee (PPAEC) is administered from the College of Arts and Sciences and serves the entire University student population. The role and function of the PPAEC is to assist the The Office of Pre-Health Professions Advising in the interview of undergraduate students, graduate students, and alumni who are preparing to apply for admission to medical and dental schools. They may be interviewed by the Committee provided they fulfill all requirements in a timely manner. Students who are applying to veterinary, pharmacy, physician assistant or optometry school will be interviewed by The Office of Pre-Health Professions Advising. The Office of Pre-Health Professions Advising will author a confidential written evaluation of the academic and personal qualifications of these candidates and transmit it to the applicant's school via the Virtual Evaluations Service or other appropriate means. Prospective Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental, Pre-Veterinary, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Optometry, Pre-Podiatry and Pre-Physician Assistant. The Office of Pre-Health Professions Advising assesses a $65 fee that covers a small portion of the expenses associated with the functions of this office. Membership on the PPAEC is open to full-time faculty in all colleges and schools of the University. The average number of years served by members of the PPAEC is greater than 5 years and several have served for more than 10 years.

Michael Christie, Ph.D., Instructor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Jeffrey Joens, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Milagros Delgado, Ph.D., Lecturer, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

J. Martin Quirke, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Uma Swamy, Ph.D., Lecturer, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

John T. Landrum, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Watson Lees, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Konstantinos Kavallieratos, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Maureen Walter, M.S., Instructor, Department of Biological Sciences

DeEtta Mills, Ph.D., Instructor, Department of Biological Sciences

Alejandro Barbieri, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences

Misak Sargsian, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Physics

Richard A. Bone, Ph.D, Professor, Department of Physics

Werner Boeglin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Physics

Caroline Simpson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Physics

Rajamani Narayana, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Physics

Ramon Gomez, Ph.D., Instructor, Department of Statistics

Kenton Harris, Ph.D., Lecturer, Philosophy, College of Arts and Sciences

Gregory Thomas, B.S., Coordinator Pre-Health Advising