Student Organizations

There are many ways for Bradley pre-med and pre-health students to be engaged with campus activities and student organizations where they can gain valuable experience, volunteer, and meet fellow students with common interests in health-related careers.

Full list of Bradley Student Organizations

  • AED (Alpha Epsilon Delta) Honor SocietyAlpha Epsilon Delta (AED) is a national health preprofessional honor society that aims at integrating all health professions into one localized organization to better understand all aspects of health care. Our goal is for members to connect with professionals in the field while we provide community service to the University campus and the surrounding city of Peoria.

                Officers: Brandon McFarlin (bmcfarlin@mail.bradley.edu) and Nicole Pearl (npearl@mail.bradley.edu) or

                (bualphaepsilondelta@gmail.com)

  • BU Med - The BUMed Club is for Pre-Med AND Pre-PA students. This club fosters (a) a wide interest and participation in activities by providing leadership, programs, volunteer services, and (b) assists students in developing skills and knowledge for the health professions.

                President: Madison Baer (mbbaer@mail.bradleyl.edu) or (bumed.bradley@gmail.com)

  • Health Science Organization - Provides career networking, philanthropy and social networking opportunities to students in the Health Science major.

                President: Allison Freehill (afreehill@mail.bradley.edu

  • Global Medical Training (GMT) - The BU Chapter of GMT serves as a conduit between GMT Int'l, the GMT members, and the BU community in general by coordinating annual global missions trips to Central America. GMT provides training workshops to BU students that will educate them on diseases and other health information. GMT also serves to raise awareness, encourage local action and volunteerism in economically disadvantaged communities. Like them on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gmt.bradley.edu/ to receive updates. Questions? Contact us at: gmt.bradleyuniversity@gmail.com 

                President: Colin Kavanaugh (ckavanaugh@mail.bradley.edu)

  • Student Health Advisory Committee- The Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) is a student-lead organization that focuses on bettering overall campus health. SHAC has two main goals: first, it acts as a liaison between the student body and Bradley University Health Services; second, the organization works to improve health awareness through monthly health topic campaigns and interactive events. SHAC is the only student lead organization to interact directly with Health Services, and meets weekly with physicians to discuss student health topics. 

Contact: Nicole Pearl (npearl@mail.bradley.edu)

  • Wags for Mags - Wags for Mags is a student-lead organization that has partnered with Paws Giving Independence to train service dogs to assist those with disabilities.  The program focuses on getting students to  volunteer, fundraise, and learn to train the dogs.  Trainings are held every other week in the lower level of Markin. Contact the Volunteer Coordinator (wagsvolunteercoordinator@gmail.com) with any questions.

                President: Kristine Schmeling (kschmeling@mail.bradley.edu)

  • Service on Saturdays (SERVE) - SERVE coordinates a morning of volunteer opportunities for Bradley Students (and visitors) 4 times a semester. At each SoS, 10-15 volunteer options are provided to registrants. Volunteers are provided with free transportation, breakfast and lunch. Interested in Volunteering? Click here to pre-register (starting 8/27). Have questions? Contact Lewis J. Burger Center for Student Leadership & Public Service at 309-677-2428. 

                President: Kristin Kreher (kkreher@mail.bradley.edu)

  • Best Buddies - A volunteer program designed to promote special friendships between University students and persons with mental retardation. 

                President: Taylor Provax (tprovax@mail.bradley.edu)

  • Neuroscience Club - This club is to stimulate an appreciation of the complexities and importance of the field of neuroscience and neuroscience education. Promote student cooperation and contact between professionals and educators and to bind together students with similar interest. Also to use its knowledge for the benefit of neural and mental health organizations, charities, and the community. 

President: Dallas Garrison (dmgarrison@mail.bradley.edu)