Loyola University Maryland

Pre-Health Programs



COVID-19 Cancellation of March and April 2020 Open Houses:
"Dear Accepted Class of 2024 Students – Congratulations for your acceptance! Please email me at prehealth@loyola.edu to receive our open house materials! We have a lot of good information for you and excellent programming planned for the upcoming school year. We can also set up a time to speak over the phone. I look forward to seeing you in the fall!"
~Maiju Lehmijoki-Gardner, Ph.D., B.S.N., R.N., 
Director of Pre-Health Programs and National Fellowships

Loyola’s pre-health office couples advising with meaningful programs to support your growth into a future health care leader. We emphasize rigorous academics and hands-on service in the community as a means for you to realize your full potential and your unique contribution to society at large. We offer individualized guidance that helps you thrive as a student and successfully apply to medical, dental, or other health profession graduate programs. Loyola’s pre-health program connects you to volunteer, internship, leadership, research, and job opportunities.

As the director of Loyola’s pre-health programs, I am proud to offer pre-health programming that helps you build successful habits of lifelong learning, professional excellence, and lasting service to humanity. Please make sure to join pre-health e-mail list to receive updates, information on opportunities, and weekly walk-in office hour times. I look forward to meeting the prospective and new students at our open houses or at your campus visits, and I welcome your email and phone call inquiries.

Maiju Lehmijoki-Gardner, Ph.D., B.S.N., R.N.
Email: mlehmijokigardn@loyola.edu or prehealth@loyola.edu
Phone: 410-617-2218
Office: Donnelly Science 147



Her education in biology and Loyola's core values will allow Paulina to connect with her future dental patients