October 5, 2006
Contact: Jerry Carey
Phone: (856) 566-6171
UMDNJ to Hold Health Careers Fair on Oct. 25 in Stratford
STRATFORD — The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey will welcome prospective students to its first “Health Careers Fair” on Wednesday, Oct. 25, from 3 to 8 p.m., in the UMDNJ Academic Center, on Laurel Road, in Stratford.
During the Health Careers Fair, representatives from five, Stratford-based UMDNJ schools - the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the School of Health Related Professions, the School of Nursing, the School of Osteopathic Medicine, and the School of Public Health - will be on hand to introduce the educational and career opportunities available on the South Jersey campus. Student-led campus tours and representatives from the UMDNJ Office of Financial Aid will also be available throughout the event.
The UMDNJ Stratford campus offers an array of part and full-time options that range from certificate programs to masters and doctoral degrees. Some programs are also available for the part-time student. The Stratford campus is centrally located in Camden County and is convenient to major highways, the PATCO Speedline and several NJ Transit bus routes.
To register to attend, call (856) 566-2790. More information about the educational programs at UMDNJ is available at www.umdnj.edu.
UMDNJ is the nation's largest free-standing public health sciences university with more than 5,500 students attending the state's three medical schools, its only dental school, a graduate school of biomedical sciences, a school of health related professions, a school of nursing and its only school of public health, on five campuses. Last year, there were more than two million patient visits to UMDNJ facilities and faculty at campuses in Newark, New Brunswick/Piscataway, Scotch Plains, Camden and Stratford. UMDNJ operates University Hospital, a Level I Trauma Center in Newark, and University Behavioral HealthCare, a mental health and addiction services network.