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Who We Are: The Committee

Effective June 2022, the new chair of the MCAC is Sudhir Nayak, PhD, who is also currently serving as the Director of the Seven-Year Medical Programs at TCNJ.  Dr. Nayak’s office in the Biology Building is Room 126.

The MCAC consists of Dr. Sudhir Nayak, Chair, and Drs. Jeff Erickson and Tracy Kress in Biology; David Hunt in Chemistry; Chris Wagner in Engineering; and Andrew Leynes in Psychology.

General pre-health advising, administrative support, and application assistance is provided by Helen Kull, Biology Department Program Assistant, and MCAC Advisor and Support Staff.

For further information regarding the Medical Careers Advisory Committee and its work, please contact the Chairperson Sudhir Nayak, PhD ( or advisor and staff-person Helen Kull, through the email. When on campus (check first due to remote work!), Dr. Nayak’s office is BIO 126, and Ms. Kull can be found in the Biology Main Office, Rm 202.

Material for student files, including letters of recommendation, should be sent to the committee’s email account,

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