Loyola University Maryland

Pre-Health Programs


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.

Contact us at prehealth@loyola.edu

Maiju Lehmijoki Wetzel
Maiju Lehmijoki Wetzel, Ph.D., B.S.N., R.N. Director

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.


Siobhan McKenna

With her sights on health care leadership, Siobhan is taking her pre-professional degree and field experience from Loyola to the next level through an accelerated master's in nursing

Biology, Writing