Program Ambassadors

Program Ambassadors

Program Ambassadors

Our Program Ambassadors are alumni from our program and are now first year medical school students!  They are proof that you can succeed in this program and get admitted to medical school! They have a wealth of advice and information to share.  Feel free to click on their name to send an e-mail.

Chris Hanson

Chris Hanson began the Post Bac Pre Med program in Fall 2014. He is from Louisville, KY where he received a B.S. in Finance from the University of Louisville. He also received an M.B.A. from the University of Kentucky. Before starting the Post Bac program, Chris worked in personal finance and retirement planning in Louisville. Chris plans to matriculate at the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Fall 2016. He also enjoys playing guitar, traveling and spending time with his friends and family.


Kelsey McCallister

Kelsey went to George Washington University and majored in Middle Eastern Studies. She attended the post-bacc program in fall of 2014 and matriculated at University of Louisville School of Medicine in fall 2016. She got married after her first year of the post-bac program and has a labradoodle named Eloise.


Vijay Guntupalli, Ph.D

Vijay Guntupalli moved from Johnson City, TN to join the Post Bacc Pre Med Program in fall of 2014. Prior to the Pre-Med journey, Vijay worked as an Associate Professor at East Tennessee State University after receiving his Ph.D in Communication Sciences and Disorders at East Carolina University.  He is currently in Class of 2020 at East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine. He enjoys spending time with his family and likes to travel.