Inside Linfield - Pre-Health Advising

Pre-Health Advising

McMinnville campus students interested in pursuing careers in health professions are encouraged to work closely with their faculty advisor(s) and Academic Advising throughout their tenure at Linfield. Additionally, our talented Pre-Health Profession Advisors and Coordinators have additional expertise to help students explore and prepare for a career in various health professions. Note: you cannot declare a Pre-Health Advisor as a replacement for your faculty advisor.

Pre-Health Profession Advisors and Coordinators

Below is advisor contact information listed by health profession. If you are interested in a health profession not listed below, please speak with your faculty advisor and stop by Academic Advising for more information. All students are required to have an advisor in their major field. However, the following faculty are also available to provide supplemental advising for students considering specific pre-professional areas.

Medicine
Tim Sullivan, Ph.D.
Instructional Associate, Biology
Murdock 228B
503-883-2782 
tsulliva@linfield.edu

 

Pharmacy
Chad Tillberg, Ph.D.
Professor, BiologyMurdock 230
503-883-2221
ctillbe@linfield.edu

 

Dentistry
John Syring, Ph.D.
Professor, Biology
Murdock 206
503-883-2466
jsyring@linfield.edu

 

EMT, Dietetics, Optometry
Janet Peterson, Ph.D.
Professor, HHPA
Cook Hall 101
503-883-2255
japeters@linfield.edu

 

Veterinary Medicine
J. Christopher Gaiser, Ph.D.
Professor, Biology
Murdock 231
503-883-2537
cgaiser@linfield.edu

 

Occupational Therapy
Lee Bakner, Ph.D.
Professor, Psychology
Pioneer 118
503-883-2578
lbakner@linfield.edu

 

Physician Assistant
Sarah Coste, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, HHPA
Cook Hall 116
503-883-2481
scoste@linfield.edu

 

Physical Therapy
Greg Hill, M.S.
Associate Professor, HHPA
Cook Hall 112
503-883-2481
ghill@linfield.edu