We are pleased to announce that Jessica Matzko will join Health Professions Advising as our Assistant Director, effective January 3, 2017. Jessica comes to us from Penn State University, where she has served as an Academic Adviser and Health Professions Adviser within the Eberly College of Science. Jessica has been in health professions advising for two years, and with her energy and passion for the field, she has already presented at national advising conferences and taken on a leadership in our regional health professions advising community. Prior to her work at Penn State, Jessica was an instructor at a small career school and pursued her undergraduate and graduate degrees in English at Bob Jones University. She is especially passionate about working with students from low-income and first generation backgrounds, and students who are interested in exploring the diverse career options within the health professions.