Microbiology Advisors

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Microbiology majors will typically be assigned an advisor during the second semester of their freshman year. If you have not yet been assigned an advisor, please refer to the following table.

Schematic for determining which advisor to see based on the nature of the question
If you have questions regarding... Advisor to see Faculty Advisor Contact info
Transfer credits, change of major, DAR notation, registration issues, and other general advising concerns Chief Departmental Advisor Rebecca Balish
60 Pearson Hall
balishrs@MiamiOH.edu
529-1661
Microbiology major: major requirements, course planning and scheduling, other general academic concerns Microbiology faculty advisors You can find out who your faculty advisor is under the student tab in myMiami.
Medical Laboratory Science major: major requirement, course planning and scheduling, other general academic concerns Medical Laboratory Science advisor Marcia R. Lee
58 Pearson Hall
leemr@MiamiOH.edu
529-4137
Public Health - Human Disease and Epidemiology major: major requirement, course planning and scheduling, other general academic concerns Public Health advisor Kelly Z. Abshire
91 Pearson Hall
abshirk@MiamiOH.edu
529-2028
Miami Plan requirements, College of Arts and Science requirements, general graduation requirements CAS (College of Arts and science) advisors CAS Academic Advising Office
Walk-in or appointment at 146 Upham
Premedical Studies Co-major, other health professional school preparation Chief Pre-health/Pre-medical Professions advisor Tailyn Walborn
106 Pearson Hall
walborta@MiamiOH.edu
529-3737
Departmental pre-med advisors Joseph M. Carlin
48 Pearson Hall
carlinjm@MiamiOH.edu
529-5426

Kelly Z. Abshire
91 Pearson Hall
abshirk@MiamiOH.edu
529-2028
Careers, internships, and preparation for the workforce Center for Career Exploration and Success - CAS Liaison

Hannah Pigg, M.Ed.
Assistant Director and Liaison
45 Armstrong Student Center
Hannah.Pigg@MiamiOH.edu
529-3846

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