Division of Mathematics & Natural Sciences

Healthcare Professions

Human Dimensions in Health Care (BIOL 497B)

Penn State Altoona offers a unique opportunity of students interested in medical careers. Students who will are juniors or seniors are eligible to apply to take BIOL 497B — Human Dimensions in Health Care Health care from the point of view of patients, their families, and health care providers by on-site experience in family and community medicine settings. It is taught by Dr. Winsor (wmi@psu.edu) in the Fall semester and includes nine weeks of clinical rotations. Those interested in taking the course should write a letter of application to Dr.Winsor. Students are selected based on academic merit and maturity.


Ms. Mary K. Kananen
Senior Instructor in Biology
Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Office: 216 Hawthorn Building
Phone: 814-949-5106