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Health Professions Expo

Health Professions Panel & Expo

 

Registration for this event has closed.

Date for next year to be announced.

 

Article about 2018 Event


2019 Health Professions Expo: Participating Programs

(check back often- more programs added weekly)

School Name Degrees Represented
Academy for Five Element Acupuncture Masters of Acupuncture
AdventHealth University Masters of Occupational Therapy (MOT), Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Imaging Sciences program
Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
American University of the Caribbean Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD)
Barry University Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM), Masters of Occupational Therapy (MOT), M.S. in Health Services Administration, Accelerated B.S. in Nursing, M.S. in Nursing, Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP), PhD in Nursing, M.S. in Public Health, and Biomedical Sciences programs
Bastyr University Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND)
Belmont University Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD), Masters of Occupational Therapy (MOT), Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), Post-Baccaluareate studies programs
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
Feik School of Pharmacy, UIW Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD)
Florida International University (FIU) Masters in Physician Assistant Studies (PA)
Florida Gulf Coast University Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD), Masters of Occupational Therapy (MOT), Masters of Athletic Training, Masters of Physician Assistant Studies, Masters of Science in Health Sciences, Nursing programs (NP & CRNA)
Florida Southern College Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Florida Southern College/Lakeland Regional Health Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) Degree, MSN (Family Nurse Practitioner and Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner tracks), Post-Masters Certificates in Nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice
Gannon University Masters of Athletic Training, Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD), Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Masters of Physician Assistant Science (PA), Master of Science in Sport and Exercise Science
Jacksonville University Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD), Masters of Speech Therapy, Nursing programs
Lake Erie College of Medicine (LECOM)  Osteopathic Medicine (DO), Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD), and Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD)
Larkin University Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
Life University Doctor of Chiropractic (DC)
Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD)
Mercer University College of Health Professions Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Masters of Medical Science in Physician Assistant (PA), Masters of Public Health, Masters of Athletic Training, Clinical Psychology (PsyD)
Midwestern University Osteopathic Medicine (DO), Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD), and Doctor of Optometry (OD), M.S. Physician Assistant 
National University of Health Sciences Doctor of Chiropractic (DC), Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND), Oriental Medicine
New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
Nova Southeastern University Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD), Doctor of Audiology (AuD), Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD), Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO.), Doctor of Optometry (OD), Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD), Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), M.S. Anesthesiologist Assistant, M.S.N. A.P.R.N. Family Nurse Practitioner, M.M.S. Physician Assistant, M.S. Speech-Language Pathology, and M.S.A.T. Athletic Training, Master's in Biological Sciences in Health Studies
Palmer College of Chiropractic (Florida Campus) Doctor of Chiropractic (DC)
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (Georgia Campus) Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD), Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Masters of Physician Assistant Studies (PA), Biomedical Sciences programs
Rollins College M.S. of Applied Behavioral Analysis & Clinical Science, M.S. in Mental Health Counseling, M.S. in Public Health
Ross University School of Medicine Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD)
Saba University/ Medical University of Americas
Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD)
Samuel Merrit University Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Masters of Occupational Therapy (MOT), Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD), Masters of Science in Physician Assistant (PA), Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM), Nursing Programs
St. George's University of London Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD) and Masters Programs
St. George's University School of Medicine Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD), Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), Masters of Public Health
Temple University  Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM)
The University of Tampa Masters and PhD programs in Nursing, Exercise and Nutrition Science programs
UAG School of Medicine Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD)
Uniformed Services University School of Medicine Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD) and PhD Programs
United States Army Health Profession Programs  Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP)
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry Doctor of Optometry (OD)
University of Central Florida College of Medicine Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD)
University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)
University of Florida  Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD), Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD), Masters of Public Health (MPH), Health Science programs
University of Medicine and Health Sciences Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD)
University of Missouri School of Medicine Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD)
University of Pikeville Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), Doctor of Optometry (OD)
University of South Florida Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD), Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD), Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), M.S. in Athletic Training, M.S. in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology, Public Health (MPH, MSPH, MHA, PhD, and DrPH), and Nursing programs
University of St. Augustine Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Masters of Occupational Therapy (MOT), Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD), Speech Language Pathology (SLP), Masters of Science in Physician Assistant (PA)
University of the Incarnate Word School of Physical Therapy Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

2019 Health Professions Panelists

Dr. Brian Crosby, DMD (FSC Alumnus, '90)
Dr. Brian Crosby


Born and raised in the Lakeland area, Dr. Crosby, his wife and their two sons love the great state of Florida. He has had the privilege of serving patients throughout the area since 1994. Dr. Crosby is a graduate of Florida Southern College with a degree in Chemistry and Biology. Following his undergraduate work, he went on to achieve his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree from the University of Florida College of Dentistry. As a result of his constant pursuit of becoming a better dental professional, he has received awards for his leadership, achievements, and clinical excellence. He is currently a member of numerous professional organizations.

Dr. Summer Jenks, DVM
Dr. Summer Jenks, DVM


Dr. Summer Jenks is a practicing veterinarian in Lakeland, Florida.  Dr. Jenks received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from The University of Miami in 1997, her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from The University of Florida in 2003, and completed her internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Hollywood Animal Hospital in 2004.  While predominantly a small animal veterinarian, Dr. Jenks has had limited experience with farm animals while in school, during mission trips to Bolivia and Haiti, and occasional farm calls for friends.  Dr. Jenks is also an adjunct instructor at Florida Southern College where she teaches Biology and Anatomy and Physiology.  Dr. Jenks is active in many community organizations including KidsPack Polk County, Junior Achievement, and Highland Park Church sports and children’s ministries.  Aside from cuddling up with a good book, her favorite thing to do is travel the country and the world with her husband and their three children.

Dr. Christine Morgan, DPT (FSC Alumna, '06)
Dr. Christine Morgan, DPT

Christy Morgan, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy, is a physical therapist and Director of Clinical Education for Florida Southern College School of Physical Therapy. She earned her Masters of Science in Physical therapy in 2010, and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2014, both from Florida Gulf Coast University. She became Board-Certified in Sports Physical Therapy in 2013. She was previously a physical therapist for the University of Florida Running Medicine Team, and clinical mentor faculty for the UF Health Sports Physical Therapy Residency. Research interests include improving running gait retraining in the clinic, swimming, return to sport testing, and bone health in the female athlete. She is an active member of the Running Special Interest Group and Female Athlete Special Interest Group of the Sports section of the American Physical Therapy Association. She has given multiple webinars, podcasts, and lectures nationally on working with the female athlete. She is an alumna of Florida Southern College with degrees in Biology (pre-physical therapy concentration) and Psychology, and swam all four years of college.

Dr. Francis Nuthalapaty, MD
Dr. Francis Nuthalapaty, MD

Dr. Nuthalapaty is a Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician at the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. Nuthalapaty attended the Northwestern University Honors Program in Medical Education, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the Northwestern University McCormick School of Engineering (Evanston, IL) and a Medical Doctorate from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Chicago, IL). He then completed an Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center (Hershey, PA), where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Nuthalapaty then completed a fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of Alabama Birmingham (Birmingham, AL). Dr. Nuthalapaty is passionate about caring for women with complicated medical and obstetrical conditions during pregnancy and postpartum. He recognizes that every woman has a unique background that forms her worldview and focuses on providing compassionate and culturally sensitive care. Dr. Nuthalapaty is a recognized expert in medical education with expertise in curriculum development, program management, and mentoring of both faculty and students. He is passionate about teaching and enjoys partnering with patients to instruct the next generation of physicians and nurses.

Health Professions Expo

The third annual Health Professions School Expo provides an opportunity for students to meet and talk with admissions representatives from health professions schools in the state and across the country. We know it would be impossible for you to visit every school, so we bring the schools to you!

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Jenkins Field House

Student Registration Information

RSVP is not required but recommended through Handshake Website.
Students should dress in business professional attire. **Passport credit will be given**

Questions about this event can be addressed to the Director of Career Development, Lauren Albaum.


Program/Company Registration

Health profession programs, test prep companies, and scholarship programs are encouraged to register for our Health Professions Expo. In past years over 150 students have attended the fair, with each year seeing increased attendance from the previous year.

School/Program Fee: $50.00

Registration Includes:

  • One 8 foot table and two chairs (linens available upon request)
  • Lunch and snacks for up to two representatives
Registration for 2020 is Now Closed

If you have any questions or would like to inquire about the registration waitlist, please contact Lauren Albaum.

CANCELLATIONS & NO SHOWS: Cancellations MUST be made in writing to Lauren Albaum (lalbaum@flsouthern.edu); telephone cancellations will not be accepted. No cancellation refunds will be issued after the deadline date of Friday, January 31st, 2020 at 5:00 PM EST. If a registration has been paid and the organization fails to attend the fair, the registration fee will not be refunded.

Article about 2018 Event  


2020 Health Professions Expo: Participating Programs

(check back often- more programs added daily)

School Name Degrees Represented
University of South School of Physical Therapy and Rehab Science Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM)
Mercer University College of Health Professions Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Physician Assistant Programs (PA), Athletic Training Programs/Exercise Programs, Clinical Psychology Programs, Public Health Programs
Simmons University Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN), Doctor of Nursing (DNP), Nutrition Programs, Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Social Work Programs/ Mental Health Counseling
The University of Tampa Physician Assistant Programs (PA), Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN), Doctor of Nursing (DNP), Athletic Training Programs/Exercise Programs, Nutrition Programs
Alabama College Of Osteopathic Medicine Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
University of South Health Taneja College of Pharmacy Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD), Masters of Science
University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry Doctor of Dentistry (DMD or DDS)
St. George's University Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD)
Florida Southern College Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN), Doctor of Nursing (DNP), Certificates in Nursing
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) - Virginia, Carolinas, Auburn, and Louisiana Campuses Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
University of Colorado-School of Medicine Wilderness and Environmental Medicine
Rollins College Public Health Programs, Social Work Programs/ Mental Health Counseling, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
Trevecca Nazarene University Physician Assistant Programs (PA)
South University Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
Nova Southeastern University Speech-Language Pathology (SLP), Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD), Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD), Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD), Physician Assistant Programs (PA), Nursing Programs: M.S. Anesthesia, M.S.N. APRN: Family Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Mental-Health Nurse Practitioner M.S.
St Georges Univ of London Medl Program at Cyprusu Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD)
Gannon University Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD), Speech-Language Pathology (SLP), Physician Assistant Programs (PA), Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD), Masters of Occupational Therapy (MOT), Masters in Athletic Training (MAT), Masters in Sport & Exercise Science (SES)
Nova South Eastern University Doctor of Optometry (OD)
Florida Atlantic University Other: Executive Master of Health Administration
University of Pikeville Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), Doctor of Optometry (OD)
Midwestern University Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD), Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), Doctor of Optometry (OD), Physician Assistant Programs (PA), Speech-Language Pathology (SLP), Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD), Masters of Occupational Therapy (MOT), Clinical Psychology Programs, Biomedical Sciences Programs
Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
Western Michigan University School of Medicine Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD)
Southern College of Optometry Doctor of Optometry (OD)
Samuel Merritt University Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN), Doctor of Nursing (DNP), Physician Assistant Programs (PA), Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD), Masters of Occupational Therapy (MOT), Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM)
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO
ScribeAmerica Prep Programs
LUCOM Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
A.T. Still University of Health Sciences Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), Doctor of Dentistry (DMD or DDS), Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD), Masters of Occupational Therapy (MOT), Physician Assistant Programs (PA), Athletic Training Programs/Exercise Programs, Audiology
UIWSOM Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) Other: Masters Biomedical Sciences
Belmont University Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD), Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN), Doctor of Nursing (DNP), Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD), Masters of Occupational Therapy (MOT)
Uworld MCAT Prep Resources
Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
Tufts University School of Medicine Public Health Programs
Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD)
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry Doctor of Optometry (OD)
UIW Feik School of Pharmacy Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
University of St. Augustine Physical Therapy (DPT), Occupational Therapy (OTD), Masters of Occupational Therapy (MOT), Speech-Language Pathology (SLP)
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD)
Florida Southern College Physical Therapy (DPT)
LIFE University Doctor of Chiropractic (DC)
Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
Sherman College Doctor of Chiropractic (DC)
Harding University Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD), Physician Assistant Programs (PA), Physical Therapy (DPT)
Drexel University Grad School of Biomedical Science Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD), Neuroscience, Biomedical Sciences, etc.
Campbell University Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
University of South Florida Health Public Health Programs, Physician Assistant Programs (PA), Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN), Doctor of Nursing (DNP), Athletic Training Programs/Exercise Programs, Physical Therapy (DPT)
AdventHealth University Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Other: Healthcare Administration
Lincoln Memorial University-School of Medical Science Physician Assistant Programs (PA)
Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD)
Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM)
Palm Beach Atlantic University Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
Ross University School of Medicine Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD)
Palmer College of Chiropractic Doctor of Chiropractic (DC)
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), Clinical Psychology programs
Jacksonville University Speech Language Pathogoly (SLP), Doctor of Occupation (OTD), Nursing programs Kinesiology Clinical Mental Health Council (CMHC)
Uniformed Services University F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD), Doctor of Allopathic Medicine/PhD (MD/PhD)
PCOM Georgia DO, PA, DPT, PharmD, Biomedical Science
Florida Atlantic University Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD)
The University of Queensland Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD)
University of Missouri School of Medicine Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD)
Trinity School of Medicine Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD)
University of South Florida Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (MD)