The Biomedical Pre-Professional Program

"Grow and Differentiate" 


Mission Statement 

There is no “pre-med” major.  The UNF Biomedical Program is designed to assist UNF students in becoming competitive candidates for admission to professional schools in medicine, physician assistance, dentistry, pharmacy, podiatry, optometry, chiropractic, veterinary medicine, and research-based graduate programs.


Program Registration 

To receive email updates about Biomedical Program events and opportunities, email and provide your name, UNF N-number, and career interests.


Program Features 

In an effort to best help students prepare for professional programs, the Biomedical Program offers the following services. 

  • Students of any major with career interests in biomedical professional programs can participate
  • Academic and career advising
  • Shadowing opportunities
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Peer mentoring
  • Application preparation assistance, including a centralized evaluation service
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program
  • Scholarship opportunities
    • Dr. Paul and Christie Mucciolo Pre-professional Scholarship
    • Ray Bowman Pre-professional Scholarship
    • Jacksonville Medical Club Scholarship

Contact Us

Biomedical Program Director and Pre-Med Advisor

Judith Ochrietor, Ph.D.


Office Hours for Fall 2014: 

Tuesday 2:00-4:00 PM

Thursday 10:00 AM -12:00 PM


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