The Office of Health Professions Advising at Duke is committed to providing holistic advising to all Duke undergraduates interested in preparing for a career in the health professions. Our comprehensive, personalized advising begins your first year and can continue for up to five years post-graduation with everything from course planning, experiential preparation, application process and acceptance management. In addition to advising we offer information sessions, a weekly newsletter with announcements and opportunities, and mock interviews. (Please note that we are not able to meet with or advise prospective students.)

All advising is based on your graduating class. Please open the section below which matches your graduation year. Please note that you may have one advisor for your first-year and sophomore year and a different advisor for your junior/senior/alum years. Transfer students should see the end of the list for your advisor. Duke Kunshan students should meet with DKU Office of Undergraduate Advising.

Please do not make appointments with more than one advisor or send multiple emails for the same issue/time period. You will receive the same helpful support from all advisors and this double booking leads to limited availability and confusion. 

To learn more about prehealth advisors—including contact information—refer to the expandable sections below. If you have questions, call us at 919-684-6221 or email prehealth@duke.edu.

Welcome to Duke! We have created opportunities for you to connect with the HPA Office during your first year at Duke: 

  • Please review the Prepare section of our website.
  • Please sign up for the prehealth listserv!
  • Spring 2023 First-and Second Year prehealth Advising Series- Join us for our first event in the Spring 2023 Prehealth Advising Series to discuss your professional development as a student who interested in a career in medicine. A guided reflection will ground you as you continue to build your unique prehealth journey. Please see the linked flyer and save the dates for the other components of the series! Register here!
  • HPA will offer registration drop-in advising for 1st year students via ZoomMondays from 3PM - 5 PM, Tuesdays from 12 noon - 2:00 PM, Wednesdays from 10AM - 12 noon and Fridays from 12 noon-2:00 PM. Please Zoom in with your questions! 

Sophomore year advising focuses on preparation, requirements, making plans, and exploring opportunities. We recommend that you meet with your advisor at least once a year to discuss requirements, answer any questions that you have, and to review your interests and plans. You may find it helpful to review the Prepare section of our website. 

Junior advising focuses on final coursework, timing of the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) or other exam, the application process, choice of schools, and letters of recommendation. We recommend that you talk with an advisor at least once a year to be sure you are on track and will be ready to apply at the time you wish. This also helps us get to know you better when we write a committee letter on your behalf. All advisor assignments are based on your first-year dorm or living situation. Please note that you may have one advisor for your first-year and sophomore year and a different advisor for your junior/senior/alum years. Transfer students should see the end of the list for your advisor. Duke Kunshan students should meet with DKU Office of Undergraduate Advising.

 

DormJunior AdvisorOffice LocationEmailCalendly Appointments
TransfersMr. Robert Jones, III333 Old Chemistry Bldg.Robert.jones549@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/rjjones
300 SwiftMs. Brittany Morhac333 Old Chemistry Bldg.brittany.morhac@duke.educalendly.com/brittanymorhac
AlspaughDr. Alyssa Perz333 Old Chemistry Bldg.alyssa.perz@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/akperz
BassettMs. Mary-Charles Horn333 Old Chemistry Bldg.marycharles.horn@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/marycharleshorn
BelltowerDr. Alyssa Perz333 Old Chemistry Bldg.akperz@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/akperz
Blackwell Dr. Alyssa Perz333 Old Chemistry Bldg.akperz@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/akperz
Brown Ms. Brittany Morhac333 Old Chemistry Bldg.brittany.morhac@duke.educalendly.com/brittanymorhac
CrowellMr. Robert Jones, III333 Old Chemistry Bldg.Robert.jones549@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/rjjones
EdensMs. Mary-Charles Horn333 Old Chemistry Bldg.marycharles.horn@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/marycharleshorn
GADr. Alyssa Perz333 Old Chemistry Bldg.akperz@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/akperz
GilesDr. Alyssa Perz333 Old Chemistry Bldg.akperz@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/akperz
HollowsMs. Brittany Morhac333 Old Chemistry Bldg.brittany.morhac@duke.educalendly.com/brittanymorhac
KeohaneDr. Alyssa Perz333 Old Chemistry Bldg.akperz@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/akperz
Others/TransferMr. Robert Jones, III333 Old Chemistry Bldg.Robert.jones549@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/rjjones
PegramMs. Mary-Charles Horn333 Old Chemistry Bldg.marycharles.horn@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/marycharleshorn
RandolphDr. Alyssa Perz333 Old Chemistry Bldg.akperz@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/akperz
Southgate Dr. Alyssa Perz333 Old Chemistry Bldg.akperz@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/akperz
TrinityMr. Robert Jones, III333 Old Chemistry Bldg.Robert.jones549@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/rjjones
WaDukeMs. Brittany Morhac333 Old Chemistry Bldg.brittany.morhac@duke.educalendly.com/brittanymorhac
WannamakerMs. Mary-Charles Horn333 Old Chemistry Bldg.marycharles.horn@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/marycharleshorn
WilsonMr. Robert Jones, III333 Old Chemistry Bldg.Robert.jones549@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/rjjones
Remote/Living Situation not listedMr. Robert Jones, III333 Old Chemistry Bldg.Robert.jones549@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/rjjones

**Duke Kunshan students should meet with DKU Office of Undergraduate Advising. 

Senior and alumni advising focuses on final coursework, timing of the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) or other exam, the application process, choice of schools, letters of recommendation, interview preparation and gap year opportunities. We recommend that you talk with an advisor at least once a year to be sure you are on track and will be ready to apply at the time you wish. This also helps us get to know you better when we write a committee letter on your behalf. All advisor assignments are based on your first-year dorm or living situation. Please note that you may have one advisor for your first-year and sophomore year and a different advisor for your junior/senior/alum years. Transfer students should see the end of the list for your advisor. Duke Kunshan students should meet with DKU Office of Undergraduate Advising. If you applied to medical school in summer 2022, please continue to work with your RMA advisor.  See more information Advising for Applicants in the 2023M Cohort.
 

Dorm2023 Senior/Alumni AdvisorOffice LocationEmailCalendly Appointments
AlspaughMs. Mary-Charles Horn333 Old Chemistry Bldg.marycharles.horn@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/marycharleshorn
BassettMs. Mary-Charles Horn333 Old Chemistry Bldg.marycharles.horn@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/marycharleshorn
BelltowerMs. Brittany Morhac333 Old Chemistry Bldg.brittany.morhac@duke.educalendly.com/brittanymorhac
Blackwell Ms. Brittany Morhac333 Old Chemistry Bldg.brittany.morhac@duke.educalendly.com/brittanymorhac
Brown Ms. Brittany Morhac333 Old Chemistry Bldg.brittany.morhac@duke.educalendly.com/brittanymorhac
GAMr. Robert Jones, III333 Old Chemistry Bldg.Robert.jones549@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/rjjones
GilesMs. Mary-Charles Horn333 Old Chemistry Bldg.marycharles.horn@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/marycharleshorn
JarvisMr. Robert Jones, III333 Old Chemistry Bldg.Robert.jones549@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/rjjones
Others/TransferMr. Robert Jones, III333 Old Chemistry Bldg.Robert.jones549@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/rjjones
PegramMs. Mary-Charles Horn333 Old Chemistry Bldg.marycharles.horn@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/marycharleshorn
RandolphMs. Brittany Morhac333 Old Chemistry Bldg.brittany.morhac@duke.educalendly.com/brittanymorhac
Southgate Ms. Brittany Morhac333 Old Chemistry Bldg.brittany.morhac@duke.educalendly.com/brittanymorhac
TrinityMr. Robert Jones, III333 Old Chemistry Bldg.Robert.jones549@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/rjjones
WilsonMr. Robert Jones, III333 Old Chemistry Bldg.Robert.jones549@duke.eduhttps://calendly.com/rjjones

Special Interest advising recognizes the differences needed for students with an interest in pursuing programs in dentistry, physical therapy, nursing and pharmacy. Please see the bottom of this page for the specific advisors based on your interest. For all others contact the Office of Health Professions Advising.

 

Interest
Advisor
Contact Info
PreDental Advising
Dr. Martha Ann Keels
*Please join Duke's PreDental Society first*
PrePhysical Therapy Advising
Dr. Rosie Canizares
Email:  rcc4@duke.edu
PreNursing Advising
Coming Soon! 
PrePhysican Assistant Advising
Mr. Robert Jones
333 Old Chemistry Building
919-684-6221  robert.jones549@duke.edu
Appointments: schedule online at calendly.com/rjjones
PrePharmacy Advising
Ms. Mary-Charles Horn
333 Old Chemistry Building, 919-684-6221, marycharles.horn@duke.edu
PreVet Advising
Dr. Bernie FischerEmail: bernie.fischer@duke.edu
Shadowing Coordinator
Mr. Robert Jones
333 Old Chemistry Building
919-684-6221,   prehealth@duke.edu
Inquiries:  call or email