Health Professions Advisory Committee (HPAC)
Pamela Shaw, DDS 1990. Pediatric Dentist at her own practice in New Orleans. Chairperson
of Dept. of Dentistry at Children's Hospital in New Orleans.
Mindy Weschler, BSN, CEN 1975. Peace Corps/SEED Global Health Volunteer Nurse Educator,
Mzuzu University in Malawi.
SCEMS at Skidmore Club Fair
Pre-Health at Skidmore Club Fair
Dr. Joshua Boyce, MD 1981, Thyra Johnson, 2008, Abigail Lukens 2008, Dr. Diana Perry,
MD, MPH 1989.
Thyra Johnson 2008, Dr. Patricia Fehling, Abigail Lukens 2008.
Dr. Diana Perry, MD, MPH 1989 Associate Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit,
South Shore Hospital; Physician, Newborn Medicine, Boston Childrens Hospital; Clinical
Instructor, Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Joshua Boyce, MD 1981 Director, Inflammation and Allergic Disease Research Section,
Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Brigham and Womens Hospital; Albert
L. Sheffer Professor of Medicine in the Field of Allergic Disease, Harvard Medical
Thyra Johnson 2008 Physician Assistant, Hamilton Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.
Abigail Lukens 2008 Osteopathic Medicine (DO)/Public Health (MPH) Student, Touro University
The Health Professionals Advisory Committee (HPAC) membership consists of faculty
from biology, chemistry, HEOP, health and exercise sciences, neuroscience, physics,
The mission of HPAC is to identify, guide, and advise students who are preparing for
careers in the health professions and to provide the health professional schools with
candid evaluations of these students at their request. This website covers specific
activities through each academic year, in addition to the committee's continued advising
responsibilities of junior, senior, and alumni students during various stages of their