Student Organizations

Health Professions Advising

Lin Aanonsen
O.T. Walter Professor of Biology
Director of Health Professions Advising

Patty Byrne Pfalz
Administrative Assistant


Macalester Health Professionals Student Community (HPSC) is a student-run club designed for any Mac student interested in a career in health care. The goals of HPSC are to network with other pre-health students, connect with Macalester alumni in health-related fields, invite guest speakers from all health professions, and organize group community outreach and service activities.  If you are interested in becoming a member of HPSC or want to know more about us, please feel free to contact us at Updated information about events and information can be found at our website ( You can also join our group on Facebook ( ) or follow us on Twitter (@MacalesterHPSC).