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International Admission Counselors

Ita Duron

Executive Director of Global Strategies & International Programs

Ita HermouetHello, my name is Ita.I have a Honduran heritage and was raised in America but lived most of my life in Europe. I have had the chance to develop exchange and academic programs with universities in Latin America, Asia, Europe, Oceania and Africa. I have visited university cities all over the world and Boston is by far the college town with the most intellectual activity and professional potential I have ever seen. I have a BS in Business Administration, a License in International Marketing, and an MA in International Studies with a concentration in Intercultural Communication.

At MCPHS, we work closely with professionals in all healthcare fields, both in the United States and in your home country. I follow the healthcare industry here and abroad and work hard to make the right contacts in your home country so you can build your resume both in the US and at home, giving you a competitive advantage when you enter the job market. Ask me questions about the trends in the healthcare industry in your country. I would love to discuss.

Contact me if you're a student from any country who wants to know more about transferring your US healthcare degree back to your home country. You can also contact me with any questions regarding collaboration agreements with our institution.
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Telephone: +1.832.578-8188
Email: ita.duron@mcphs.edu


Greg Friedman

Senior Associate Director of International Admission

Greg Friedman Hi, my name is Greg. I grew up in Massachusetts but also lived and worked in China for three years. In college I majored in Chinese Language and Literature and Psychology and I completed multiple language immersion programs. Prior to joining MCPHS I worked for an education consulting firm that specialized in international student recruitment where I had the opportunity to travel frequently to China and South Korea. Since joining MCPHS, I have traveled extensively in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, India, Thailand, and Vietnam to meet with prospective students. In my career I have counseled thousands of international students on how to pursue their dreams of studying in the United States.

If you're interested in healthcare, MCPHS is where you should be. Our location in the Longwood Medical and Academic Area, one of the world's top healthcare destinations, will prepare you for a rewarding career as a health professional. I look forward to working with you and to seeing if MCPHS is the right fit.

Contact me if you are from Southeast Asia, Macao, Hong Kong or Taiwan.
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Telephone: +1.508.373.5714
Email: greg.friedman@mcphs.edu


Janice Tsang

Associate Director International Admission Transfer/Graduate

Janice Tsang CounselorHi, my name is Janice. I am a local Bostonian who grew up and went to school in the city. I have lived abroad in China and New Zealand, but Boston will always be my home. Having experienced the college life here, it is very exciting for me to introduce the city and the wide array of opportunities to international students from all over the world. At MCPHS, I love to meet and counsel students who are passionate about learning and helping others. In a large healthcare hub like Boston, the city offers the best resources for students to become professional practitioners and to learn about the cutting-edge innovations in the industry.

In my role, I help students who have completed university courses outside of the United States and who wish to transfer credit towards a MCPHS program. I care deeply about helping each student create a successful plan at MCPHS in order to meet their career goals.

Contact me if you have would like to transfer foreign credit from your previous studies towards a MCPHS program.

Telephone: +1.617.732.2970
Email: janice.tsang@mcphs.edu


Heaock (Judy) D. Kang

Korean Admission Counselor
Special Institutional Agreements Coordinator

Judy DoHi, my name is Heaock (Judy) K. Do.I came to America as an international student in 1982 and after graduation with MA. Education, I have been working with students as a teacher and counselor for 35 years. Since 2015, I have been helping international students from South Korea apply to MCPHS University. I also coordinate the MOU efforts between MCPHS University and Korean educational institutions to help create internship and research experiences.

Contact me if you are from South Korea.
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USA Phone: +1.443.621.2625
Korea Phone: +82 10 4416 0309
Email: HeaockJudy.Do@mcphs.edu


Aakash Bablani

Senior Recruitment Advisor

Counselor Aakash BablaniHi, my name is Aakash. I am from New Delhi, India. I completed my Bachelors and Master's degree in Commerce from India. I'm an international education professional with 9 years of experience counselling students from South Asia to get admission in various Universities abroad.

At MCPHS University, I'm responsible for helping students from South Asia reach their academic and professional goals. At MCPHS we help Indian students connect with American and Indian healthcare industry professionals. I travel round the year all over India to meet students and families to assist them with any queries.

Contact me if you are a student from India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan or any other country in South Asia.

Mobile/WhatsApp: +91 97171 53171
Email: aakash.bablani@mcphs.edu


Christina Cormier

Associate Director of Admission

Hi, my name is Christina. I have worked at MCPHS University for about five years. I majored in health education and psychology. Before MCPHS I worked as a teacher and completed a master’s in education administration and also worked in other areas of higher education.

I chose to come work at MCPHS because of its location and commitment to career and global education. My favorite part of the job is traveling all over North America to connect with alumni and students interested in building opportunities in healthcare. Boston is a great city with endless opportunities in the Longwood Medical Area. The best lecture on healthcare in Boston that I attended was by Dr. Paul Farmer. Ask me about it sometime.

I look forward to working with students in their admission process and want to answer any and all questions you have about MCPHS University.

Contact me if you are from Canada.

Cell: +1 857.321.9036
Email: christina.cormier@mcphs.edu


Paul Notar

Associate Director of International Admission

Paul NotarHi, my name is Paul. As an admission counselor, I help students understand their career options in the healthcare sector.The pharmaceutical industry is making major advances in treatments for cancer, Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, and many other ailments. Recent advances in clinical research techniques and new drug therapies represent major opportunities to get patients back on the path to health and wellness.

The medical field as a whole is expanding rapidly. Career options range from Medical Doctor to Healthcare Equity Analyst to Genetics Researcher. At MCPHS, we're here to help you understand the myriad of options available to you.

Regardless of the healthcare pathway you choose, a degree from MCPHS signals to employers and graduate schools that you've completed a rigorous curriculum and that you’re serious about a career in healthcare.

Contact me if you’re from the Middle East or Africa.
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Telephone/Whatsapp: +1.518.669.1221
Email: paul.notar@mcphs.edu


Cicci Xia

Senior Program Officer

Cicci Xia CounselorHello, my name is Cicci. I am from China and currently live in Beijing. I grew up surrounded by a family of educators who inspired me travel abroad to Canada to complete my Bachelors before going to work in the education field.

I love working with students and helping them understand the many options available to them through our undergraduate, graduate and PhD programs in the business and healthcare fields. As the Senior Program Officer for MCPHS at MCPHS I hope to help more students realize their dreams and achieve success in their goals.

As a specialty school, MCPHS University has trained many professionals in the health care industry. MCPHS students have the great fortune of studying in the Longwood Medical Area and have the opportunity to learn from world renowned institutions and hospitals.

Contact me if you’re from China or Macao!
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Telephone: +1.213.274.5229
WeChat: MCPHS-UNIV
Email: yang.cicc.xia@mcphs.edu


Federico Suarez

Assistant Director of Admission

Hey, my name is Federico. I grew up in Chile and the U.K before moving to the US. I completed my Bachelors degree in Sociology and Business Management in the Boston area and haven't been able to leave since. One of my favorite things about living in Boston is that the college culture is full of energy and creativity, with students from all over the world.

Fortunately, MCPHS has the best of both worlds by being in Boston but also having access to the world renowned, Longwood Medical area. By being the hotspot for modern medicine students are immersed in the Healthcare community which helps them choose the correct path to fulfill their professional goals.

At MCPHS I help international students already studying in the United States who are looking to continue their education at MCPHS. I am always willing to help, so please don't hesitate to reach out for anything.

Contact me if you are studying in the United States but hold residency or citizenship from another country. Hablo Español.

Telephone: +1 617.732.2843
Email: Federico.Suarez@mcphs.edu


MCPHS works with representatives in many countries who assist us with providing information about the University and with guiding prospective international students through our application process,. To verify that an individual or organization is an authorized representative of MCPHS University, you may contact us at  international.admission@mcphs.edu  or +1.617.732.2188. MCPHS University does not encourage or discourage the use of education consultants, study abroad agencies, or similar services. MCPHS University’s applications for admission are free and online.

Payment of tuition should always be made directly to MCPHS, and should never be made through a representative or any other go-between. We have a secure payment system on our website, and will give you the link to this payment platform only after you have been accepted for admission and have been given an official MCPHS student identification number. Should you have any doubts, please contact us directly.