Pre-Health Programs


Pre-Health Programs

“...practical information and hands-on experiences”

Brooke Berkey, Class of 2014

Brooke Berkey

Hometown: Colfax, Iowa
Major: Biology/pre-dentistry
Internship: The dental office of Drs. Chris Hansen and Greg Hansen in Storm Lake, and the dental office of Dr. Dan Douglas in Storm Lake as part of BVU’s Undergraduate Rural Dentistry Internship (URDI) program.

“The URDI program helped reinforce my decision to pursue a career in dentistry by exposing me to practical information and hands-on experiences. I gained insight to the daily work and life of a dentist.” 

“...strengthened my resolve”

Colton Webber, Class of 2013

Colton Webber

Hometown: Turnerville, Georgia
Major: Athletic training/pre-med
Internship: Buena Vista Regional Medical Center (BVRMC) in Storm Lake, Humboldt County Memorial Hospital, Loring Hospital in Sac City and Pocahontas Community Hospital as part of BVU’s Undergraduate Rural Medicine Education and Development (URMED) program.

“As an URMED scholar, I benefitted from not only observing the medical care in local hospitals, but also looking into the lives of the physicians. The experience strengthened my resolve to continue on a path to be a practicing physician.”