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Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) Biological Honor Society

      The Beta B​eta Beta (TriBeta) Biological Honor Society is a national honor society for students interested in biology. The society focuses on undergraduate research and provides opportunities for students interested in research to both participate in research and present their work. The society's objectives are:

  • to promote undergraduate research in the biological sciences

  • to promote the dissemination of biological knowledge

  • to promote scholarship in the biological sciences

The society was founded in 1922 and has over 175,000 members and 430 chapters nationwide. In addition to publishing the BIOS journal which focuses on student research, the society sponsors annual regional and national scientific meetings. A benefit to TriBeta student members is eligibility to apply for research grants from the national office.


University of Colorado Denver Biology Club​

Chloe Sanders, President

     Biology is a field with many different facets, ranging from medicine, research, education, and beyond.  The goal of the University of Colorado Denver Biology Club is to build a community at the University that appreciates this fact and would like the opportunity to wholly experience this multi-faceted field.  Through volunteer opportunities, research options, and lecture series, the club strives to not only achieve this goal, but to build a better connection between the students and faculty of the Integrative Biology Department.


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Future Doctors of Denver 


    Future Doctors of Denver is an inclusive academic organization that prepares undergraduate students for the process of pursuing admission to their individual health service professional schools. By encompassing every pre-health discipline, Future Doctors of Denver utilizes the strength of numbers and the individual talents of its members to orchestrate and promote successful events and volunteer opportunities. FDrD's aim is to provide opportunities, education, and networking for students as they prepare for the application and interviewing process for their discipline. 


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Pre-Dental Club

Zia Faizi, President

     The mission of the University of Colorado - Denver Pre-Dental club is to promote knowledge and resources to students interested in a career in dentistry. Through workshops, networking events, volunteer opportunities and fellowship, the UCD Pre-Dental Club assists students to prepare for the path to dental school. Peer support for the application process, interviewing process, Dental Admission Test and everything in between is also a great recourse provided to pre-dental students.


University of Colorado Pre-Physician Assistant Club​

Rebekah Parrish, President

     The mission of The Pre-Physician Assistant Club of the University of Colorado – Denver is to connect fellow pre-PA students and promote the PA career path.  Preparation for a career as a physician assistant is so diverse that we aim to be a chief resource for students by organizing events that highlight the PA career (such as Q&A events with PAs and PA-students) and application process (such as personal statement, CASPA, and interview workshops).  We also aim to ultimately educate the broader campus community to the diverse role of a physician assistant, and how PAs play an integral role into the healthcare continuum as a whole. ​ 


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Pre-Veterinary Club of Denver (PVCD)​​

Jessica Materkowski, President

     Our primary mission is to serve the Denver Metro area as a resource for pre-veterinary students preparing for admission to veterinary school. We provide students with educational, networking, and experiential opportunities in the diverse field of veterinary medicine. Membership is open to all interested students



CU Denver Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (WISTEM)

Sanju Garimella​, President

     The purpose of this organizationis to promote and foster the continuing education and careers of women in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics at University of Colorado at Denver.


‘Wonder Women of STEM’ Panel Event

Date: Friday, April 29, 2016
Time: 3:30-5:30pm
Location: Academic Building (Student Commons), Room 2500

Sponsored by the CU Denver WiSTEM student organization

The ‘Wonder Women of STEM’ Panel Event will showcase five successful women in diverse STEM careers (including medicine, psychology, technology, and biostatistics). Each panelist will describe their career path and experiences that helped them succeed in their careers.  The event will be informative, inspiring, and a great opportunity to network with professional women in STEM and students interested in the STEM fields.


  • Heather Lee, Physician Assistant, North Range Behavioral Health and the Wholeness Center
  • Laura Judd-Glossy, Pediatric Psychologist/Assistant Professor at Children's Hospital Colorado
  • Heidi Chial, Writing Specialist at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and President/CSO at BioMed Bridge
  • Audrey Hendricks, Assistant Professor, Mathematical and Statistical Sciences Department, University of Colorado, Denver
  • Suma Nallapati, Colorado Secretary of Technology & State Chief Information Officer (CIO)

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