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Health Professions College Council (HPCC)

groupThe Health Professions College Council is an ambassadorship program at the University of Florida’s College of Public Health and Health Professions. The ambassadors represent the college and build relationships outside the college in order to make it better known on the University of Florida campus. The ambassador position is set to recognize a handful of students varying in pre-health and pre-public health majors and represent the College of Public Health and Health Professions. The Council works directly with a faculty advisor and Director of the Bachelor of Health Science Program, Dr. Moorhouse.

To become a Health Profession College Council Ambassador for the 2017-2018 academic year, you must be a current junior in the College of Public Health and Health Profession. Click Here To Apply
APPLICATIONS CLOSE FEBRUARY 8th AT MIDNIGHT AND INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD THE FOLLOWING WEEK.

sarahHPCC PRESIDENT: SARAH BUCKLEY

Sarah Buckley is a fourth year Health Science major at the University of Florida. As the Council President, Sarah serves as the general coordinator of the organizations activities as well as oversees the Ambassador program. Sarah works with the executive board and faculty advisor to ensure that the council remains focused on semester goals, plans, and events. She also serves as the general representative for HPCC in most college affairs. After graduation, Sarah plans on attending Physician Assistant school and aspires to pursue a career in pediatric medicine.

 

 

 

hannahVICE PRESIDENT: HANNAH MEDINA

Hannah is a senior undergraduate student studying Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Florida. Her future career goals entail receiving a Masters degree in Speech Pathology to become a licensed and certified Speech and Language Pathologist. She has always had a passion for working with diverse patients, specifically those within the deaf community, in need of speech therapy after receiving a Cochlear Implant. The Ambassador position is set to recognize a handful of students varying in majors and represent the Public Health and Health professions college. With the position as Vice President of the Health Professions College Council (HPCC), she is prepared to commit to a leadership role benefiting my peers and the members within the club. A few of her responsibilities consist of attending club meetings and presiding at meetings in the absence of the president. Also, she will plan, coordinate, and recruit the HPCC members and co-manage a series of meetings and events for the club. Furthermore, she will meet with and develop a relationship with each ambassador and new member, ensuring they are on track with their major and the requirements for their future career goal.

 

 

vanessaTREASURER: VANESSA FLORES

Vanessa is a fourth year student majoring in Health Science at the University of Florida. She plans on attending Pharmacy School next fall. She is hoping to pursue a career specifically as a clinical pharmacist. Vanessa is the Health professions College Council (HPCC) Treasurer and is responsible for managing the finances provided to HPCC from Student Government. In addition, Vanessa is in charge of the budget for HPCC and ensuring that all the student run organizations in HPCC are adhering to their respective budgets. Vanessa is the primary representative for HPCC at all Board of College Council (BOCC) meetings and is the main contact within the council for any assistance or information regarding SG funding. Furthermore, Vanessa is in charge of ensuring the ambassadors have sufficient funds throughout the year in order to hold events to bring attention to the Health Science Program.

 

 

 

brookeSECRETARY: BROOKE FORTNER

Brooke is a fourth year, undergraduate student majoring in Health Education and Behavior. After graduating, She plans on attending a physical therapy graduate program and will eventually join the healthcare field as a Physical Therapist. When she saw how positively physical therapy affected her own life as a kid, she realized this was the way she wanted to bring joy into others lives. As HPCC Secretary, Brooke is responsible for notifying the general body of HPCC meetings, providing minutes, assisting in HPCC correspondence, recording attendance, and providing other administrative assistance to the Executive Board as needed. She will actively participate in the development, growth, and implementation of the new Ambassador program.

 

 

 

danielaHISTORIAN: DANIELA SUAREZ-RIVERO

Daniela is a sophomore undergraduate student studying Health Science on the Pre-Med track. She will be applying the Bachelor of Health Science program this coming spring semester. She aspires to attend medical school after graduation and become a doctor. She has always been very passionate about caring for and helping others. Through the ambassador program, she and the rest of the executive board of the Health Professions College Council (HPCC) will recognize and appoint various pre-health students to represent the College of Public Health and Health Professions. As Historian of the HPCC, she will be in charge of documenting activities and events planned by the college. She will also attend meetings and events for the club. She is prepared to assume a leadership position and proudly represent the College of Public Health and Health Professions.

 

 

 

stephanieSOCIAL CHAIR: STEPHANIE BELO

Stephanie is a second year student majoring in Health Science (Pre-Medicine) at the University of Florida. As HPCC Social and Service chair, Stephanie is responsible for organizing events of HPCC members and UF Public Health and Health Professions College Ambassadors to maintain a unified council and ensure positive relationships between its members. These events include all service, fundraising, and social activities that the ambassadors and the council participate in. She also is responsible for reaching out to other organizations and officials on campus and maintaining relations with them. After graduation, Stephanie plans on attending medical school and aspires to join the healthcare field as a licensed physician.