In alignment with county, city and campus recommendations, Health Professions Advising will be offering only phone appointments through April 7. To schedule an appointment with an advisor, visit Please note that we will offer regular programming online throughout the spring quarter. Please visit our website and Facebook page to learn more. If you have any questions, please email


Shalvi Prasad is a staff advisor for all health professions. In 2016, Shalvi graduated from UCD with a B.S. in Biological Sciences. Over Shalvi’s undergraduate career, she was involved with research in the Cruz-Orengo Lab and was a part of many student organizations, including the Willow Clinic, HOSA, FSA, EMX, Prytanean Women's Honor Society, and BPSHI. She will be attending California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt this fall!

Shalvi has been with HPA since November of 2016, and her favorite part has been helping students on their journey to their respective healthcare profession. This summer, Shalvi would like to continue motivating students to be self-directed learners who are confident and proud of themselves and what they will accomplish.