Staff

Dr. Erin Myszkowski

Director

Dr. Erin Myszkowski became the Director of PHPL Advising in June 2015 and had previously been the Associate Director and the Assistant Director since joining the office in July 2009. Her responsibilities in PHPL Advising include overseeing all office personnel and the daily operations of the office; creating, coordinating, and assessing office programs and policies; providing vision for future initiatives and services; representing the office through national and regional leadership roles; advising Pre-Professional students; and analyzing statistics related to UCF student applications, acceptances, and matriculations to health professional schools and law schools. Erin holds multiple leadership positions in the Southeast regional (SAAHP) and the national (NAAHP) Pre-Health advising associations; has been published in The Advisor, the national journal of the NAAHP; has presented on her research and multiple other topics at multiple conferences at the national level (NAAHP), regional level (SAAHP), and state level (Florida Pre-Health Advisors Meeting); and was the co-chair of the hybrid SAAHP 2021 Conference in San Antonio which had over 600 advisors, exhibitors, and students in attendance. Erin joined UCF in September 2006 as a Coordinator/Advisor in the College of Sciences Advising Services (COSAS) office. Prior to working at UCF, Erin worked at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the Education Portfolios and Career Services (EPCS) office. Erin’s research interests include Pre-Health students who complete prerequisite coursework at community/state colleges and Pre-Health transfer students.

Erin currently serves as:
– President, SAAHP (2020-2023)
– Secretary, NAAHP Executive Committee & Board of Directors
– Co-Chair, 2024 NAAHP National Conference
– NAAHP Professional Development & Leadership Committee member
– UCF Academic Advising Council member
– Faculty Advisor to UCF’s Pre-Med AMSA
– Faculty Advisor to UCF’s Pre-Dental Student Association
– Co-Advisor to UCF’s Phi Alpha Delta (PAD) Pre-Law Fraternity

Education

Ed.D., Educational Leadership - Higher Education & Policy Studies, University of Central Florida

M.S., Counseling Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

B.S., Human Development & Family Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Contact

Trevor Colbourn Hall 133

Kimberly Finley

Academic Advisor IV

Kimberly Finley joined Pre-Health and Pre-Law Advising in July of 2014. Her current role as the Coordinator/Advisor in PHPL Advising involves guiding Pre-Professional students to develop a plan of progression for admission to professional schools and programs; coordinating the workshops, webinars, and newsletters; developing programming for transfer students; training the office’s Graduate Assistants; assisting in office outreach initiatives; conducting mock interviews; and managing other special projects. She spent her previous years at Valencia College where she held responsibilities as an Academic Advisor, Student Development Advisor, and Supervisor of the Peer Educator program.

Education

M.A., Educational Leadership – Student Personnel Higher Education, University of Central Florida

B.S, Psychology, University of Central Florida

Contact

Trevor Colbourn Hall 133

Chauntrice Riley-Stanford

Academic Advisor III

Chauntrice Riley-Stanford joined Pre-Health and Pre-Law Advising in April 2016. Her current role as the Coordinator/Advisor in PHPL Advising involves guiding Pre-Professional students to develop a plan of progression for admission to professional schools and programs; developing programming related to diversity and inclusion; advising students in the 3+3 programs; assisting the Director in data collection, tracking, and analysis; assisting in office outreach initiatives; conducting mock interviews; and managing other special projects. Before joining PHPL Advising, Chauntrice spent the last 10 years here at UCF in the College of Sciences where she held responsibilities over that time as Peer Advisor, Program Assistant, and Academic Advisor.

Chauntrice currently serves as:
– SAAHP Committee on Diversity and Inclusion member

Education

M.A., Career and Technical Education, University of Central Florida

B.S., Health Informatics and Information Management, University of Central Florida

B.S., Health Services Administration, University of Central Florida

Contact

Trevor Colbourn Hall 133

Brittany Cunnien

Academic Advisor II

Brittany Cunnien joined Pre-Health and Pre-Law Advising in April 2019. Her current role as an Advisor in PHPL Advising involves guiding Pre-Professional students to develop a plan of progression for admission to professional schools and programs; coordinating the office’s mock interview process and professional school visits; developing the office’s programming for Pre-Law students, assisting in office outreach initiatives; conducting mock interviews; and managing other special projects. Prior to becoming full-time staff, she joined PHPL Advising in May 2017 as a Graduate Assistant Advisor while she attended UCF as a graduate student.

Education

M.A., Counselor Education - Mental Health Counseling Track, University of Central Florida

B.S., Psychology and Family and Child Sciences, Florida State University

Contact

Trevor Colbourn Hall 133

Courtney Martinez

Academic Advisor I

Courtney Martinez joined Pre-Health and Pre-Law Advising in June of 2019. Her current role as an Advisor in PHPL involves guiding Pre-Professional students to develop a plan of progression for admission to professional schools and programs. Additionally, Courtney coordinates the department’s communication and outreach efforts,  practice tests, and letters packet service. She also serves as the Committee Chair of the Pre-Health and Pre-Law Peer Ambassador Committee. She spent her previous years as a Medical Scribe Recruiter where she supported pre-health students and universities across the U.S.

Education

M.A., Educational Leadership - College Teaching & Leadership, University of Central Florida

B.S., Biology, Dallas Baptist University

Contact

Trevor Colbourn Hall 133

Erin Renee Jackson

Administrative Assistant II

Originally from Michigan, Erin Renee has been with UCF since 2010. Erin Renee joined Pre-Health & Pre-Law Advising in June 2021. In her role as Administrative Assistant, she provides professional administrative support to the department’s director and advising staff. Additional responsibilities include office operations, travel and human resource functions, and serving as the liaison between departments. Erin Renee has over twenty years of administrative experience and has worked in a variety of industries including big automotive, insurance, real estate, and education before moving to the Sunshine State.

Education

M.S., Criminology, University of Central Florida

B.S., Psychology, University of Central Florida

B.B.A., International Business and Information and Records Management, Davenport University

A.B.A., Computer Information Systems, Detroit College of Business

Contact

Trevor Colbourn Hall 133

Suzanne Chaar

Front Desk Assistant

Education

B.S., Health Sciences, Pre-Clinical Track, University of Central Florida

Contact

Trevor Colbourn Hall 133

Richa Iyer

Front Desk Assistant

Education

B.A., Global Studies, University of Central Florida

Contact

Trevor Colbourn Hall 133

Saabris Jaamal

Front Desk Assistant

Education

Contact

Trevor Colbourn Hall 133

Sabah Qureshi

Peer Ambassador

Education

B.S., Biomedical Sciences, University of Central Florida

Contact

Trevor Colbourn Hall

Francesca Allegrini

Peer Ambassador

Education

B.S., Biotechnology and Biomedical Sciences, University of Central Florida

Contact

Trevor Colbourn Hall