Karen Draper

  • Peer Advisor, All Health Professions
Karen recently graduated with a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology degree. She obtained her Associates Degree in Arts and Humanities. She hopes to go to dental school. In addition to being a peer advisor she was a co-coordinator for the Pre-Health Ambassador Network (PHAN) an organization within HPA. She also helped found and coordinate the High School Pre-Health Symposium. Karen attended the 2018 ADEA GoDental Recruitment Event in Orlando where she saw a mock interview and spoke with dental school admissions representatives. She also volunteers at dental events whenever she can. 
Office Hours
Summer Sessions
Mondays - Wednesdays, Fridays: 8 am - 5 pm

Please note that Drop-In Advising is T/W/R from 1 - 5 pm.

Ekaterina (Katia) Dadgar

  • Medicine, Dentistry, Gap Year Plans
Katia was a transfer student who recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She hopes to attend medical school and study podiatry. She advises for MD, DO, DPM, Dentistry, and gap year(s) plans. She is part of the 2019 Pre-Health Conference team as the Logistics Coordinator. She also has participated in other activities and clubs such as Global Medical Brigades, tutoring services, Shifa Community Clinic, and Health Related Internships at UCDMC.
Office Hours
Please note drop-in advising is T/W/R from 1 - 5 pm.

Claudia Tang

  • Dentistry, Optometry, and Public Health
Claudia is a peer advisor for Dentistry. She is third year majoring in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior and minoring in Chinese. In addition to being a pre-dental peer advisor, Claudia has also been involved with planning the UC Davis Pre-Health Conference for the past 2 years as the Chair of Health Professions and the Assistant Coordinator of Interactive Programming. Furthermore, she is currently working at the Veterinary Institute for Regenerative Cures, helping to manage the department website and social media page. This past summer, she attended the Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) at the University of Washington, Seattle as a dental scholar. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering with the Davis Aggie Lions Club, playing volleyball, and baking.
Office Hours
Fall Quarter TBD