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Graduate Advising

Current Graduate Students in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems are encouraged to contact the graduate advisors for assistance with academic advising, technical and personal support, course selection, as well as University policy interpretations.

  • Andres Kriete (Associate Director for Graduate Studies and Academic Operations)
  • Carolyn Riley (Associate Director of Professional Programs and Master Program Core Administrator)
  • Natalia Broz (PhD Program Administrator)

For more information, contact the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems by phone at 215.895.2215, or by e-mail at

Students interested in any of the health professions and Drexel's Interdepartmental Medical Science (IMS) program should contact:

Nancy Minugh-Purvis, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology
Director, Division of Pre-medical and Pre-health Programs
Office of Professional Studies in the Health Sciences
New College Buildging (NCB), Room 4104
245 N 15th St, MS 344
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(P) 215.762.8247


Paul McGonigle, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology & Physiology
Director, Division of Interdisciplinary and Career-oriented Programs
Department of Pharmacology & Physiology
New College Buildging (NCB), Room 8806
245 N 15th St, MS 488
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(P) 215.762.8408