Post-Bac Programs

Contact Information for students who have graduated and completed traditional courses in the sciences and math for medical, nursing, and  science graduate schools, followed by the research they did to make decisions on post graduate plans. 

POST BAC FELLOWSHIPS FOR HEALTH

POST BAC FELLOWSHIP for SOCIAL JUSTICE and EQUITY (Community Service) 

  • NYCCivicCorps (10month-Paid $1200/monthly +benefits and student loan deferment Sept- July)

POST BAC for STEM Graduate Programs (Science Technology, Engineering and Math) and Behavioral Sciences 

POST BAC STUDENT ADVICE on STEM PREP and NON TRADITIONAL MODES 

  • Alexa Riggs is in the MPH program at Hunter/ CUNY.After graduating from Lang, she secured a  full-time position as a research coordinator for a palliative care research study with terminally ill cancer patients. She plans to complete her PhD in public health. Her summer internship experience with Clinical Directors Network and her course work and senior thesis in psychology helped her secure these positions.

  • Angelica Ferguson received her Ph.D. in 2016 from Cornel Weill in Biological Chemistry. She graduated from Lang in 2007 in IS and completed traditional courses at Rockefeller while serving as a research assistant in Mike Rout’s lab (free tuition as a research assistant), then entered the PhD program in  Bacteriology at the EFPL in Global Health  in Switzerland, and then transferred to Cornell) .  angelicaferguson@gmail.com

  • Lianna Schwartz Orbach is in the M.D. Ph.D. program at Rutgers (summer 2016). After graduating Lang, she worked as a bartender, a math educator at MoMath, a volunteer at the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, and returned to science as a research assistant in cancer and epigenetics  during which time she completed her prereqs ( tuition free as part of benefits package). Because she had completed a summer REU as a junior, and then worked in a lab after graduation she had the skills to secure full time employment while finishing her prereqs. See her bio for more info under About Our Program on this website.
  • Marissa Shipman: completed a self- directed BA with anthro and health and then worked full time as an animal care specialist while completing her prereqs for vet school. She was accepted in 2016 and see her bio for more info under About Our Program on this website.
  • Ronnie Almonte is completed a masters in education at NYU, but also began graduate school at U of Chicago in Biochemistry after completing a PREP program for students interested in going to graduate school alronnier@gmail.com
  • Tesaen Chavis  completed the John Hopkins PREP program and had intended to go into the hard sciences, but then decided that this might not be the right fit she is now working but plans to complete  the Baruch’s School of Public Affairs MPA program, focusing on healthcare and her  interdisciplinary interests in environmental health and social justice.  After completing the MPA she plans to apply for Eramus Mundus programs and the Nat Geo Fulbright Fellowship. tesaen@gmail.com
  • Alana Proctor completed her PhD Public Health at the U of Maastricht in Holland, after graduating from the Lang/NSSR combined BA/ MA program in Interdisciplinary Science and  Masters in  Global Finance . She first completed a  masters in PhD in Public Health. alana.proctor@gmail.com
  • Angelica Ferguson received her Ph.D. from Cornel Weill in Biological Chemistry. She graduated from Lang in 2007 in IS and completed traditional courses at Rockefeller while serving as a research assistant in Mike Rout’s lab (free tuition as a research assistant), then entered the PhD program in  Bacteriology at the EFPL in Global Health  in Switzerland, and then transferred to Cornell) .  angelicaferguson@gmail.com

  • Lianna Schwartz Orbach is in the M.D. Ph.D. program at Rutgers. After graduating Lang, she worked as a bartender, a math educator at MoMath, a volunteer at the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, and returned to science as a research assistant in cancer and epigenetics  during which time she completed her prereqs ( tuition free as part of benefits package). Because she had completed a summer REU as a junior, and then worked in a lab after graduation she had the skills to secure full time employment while finishing her prereqs.

POST BAC  FOR PREMED ADVICE 

Jenny  Brustein is a practicing pediatric oncology nurse in Colorado who completed her nursing at NYU and lang alumna who completed courses while working full time. ojenny143@hotmail.com

Laura Weber completed a post bac at Columbia U, her MD in Chicago, and her second year of residency,  and lang alumn. , lweber4@gmail.com

Amy Walker  completed a post bac program for medical school and a graduate of the GPIA program. awalker1281@gmail.com

Katie Meile  completed her Post Bac at NYU and  now in medical school  and a graduate of GPIA and a Develop Assistant for Engender Health. kathryn.miele@gmail.com

POST BAC STUDENT ADVICE on PREMED