Karen Draper

  • Dentistry
Karen is a fourth year Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She hopes to go to dental school. In addition to being a peer advisor she is also a co-coordinator for the Pre-Health Ambassador Network (PHAN) an organization within HPA. She also helps 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
Spring Quarter
Wednesdays: 12 - 3 pm
Thursdays: 9 - 10 am
Please note that drop-in advising is Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 1 - 5 pm.

Linda Chen

  • Dentistry, Pharmacy, & Nursing
Linda Chen is a fourth year majoring in Psychology and Communications. In addition to working for HPA, she is a research assistant for the AIR Lab at the MIND Institute where they work primarily with the ADHD population. She also currently volunteers with the SmileSavers program in the YOLO and Sacramento County giving presentations and dental screenings to elementary school children. In her free time, she loves to craft and play mahjong with her family
Office Hours
Spring Quarter
Mondays: 12 - 2 pm
Tuesdays: 8 am - 1 pm
Wednesdays: 8 - 10 am, 5 - 7 pm
Thursdays: 8 - 10 am, 6 - 7 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
Spring Quarter
Thursdays 2 - 6 pm
Please note Drop-Ins are Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 2 - 4 pm.