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Explore the medical sciences with practical training and hands-on experience.
Registration is open to campers from 14 to
18 years old who have just completed or are entering into
Fuel your passion for the medical sciences at Pre-Medicine Camp, where you’ll practice medical
techniques that emphasize Christian values. Recognizing God as the source of life, Pre-Medicine Camp
provides scientific/medical training with a scriptural foundation.
Daily activities include abundant experience in the PCC laboratories where you can safely study germs and
bacteria under a microscope, learning how some of the tiniest creatures affect our lives.
You’ll also study anatomy and physiology by dissecting animals under the direction of
Wednesday, June 29, at 8 a.m.
At this pre-medicine camp, Pensacola Christian College instructors
will share insight and expertise in both scientific and spiritual care. Your instructors will also
offer practical guidance for understanding what is needed to study medicine in college, which will
greatly benefit you as you consider a medical career.
However you spend your free time, you’ll be spending it with your newfound friends. You can
explore the Sports Center—climb the rock wall,
bowl with friends, cool off in the ice-skating rink, or make a splash at the water park. You can
grab a smoothie at the Common Grounds Café and
just hang out. Each day, daily challenges will be a time to come together and grow spiritually.
Dr. Sebastian Spencer has been a faculty member in the natural sciences department at
Pensacola Christian College for four years. Before joining the faculty at PCC, Dr.
Spencer worked at the Mitchell Cancer Institute in Mobile, Alabama, in a research lab
studying DNA repair pathways in ovarian cancer. Dr. Spencer earned his Ph.D. in
Basic Medical Sciences with an emphasis in molecular oncology from the University of
South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama. He also holds a Graduate Teaching Certificate in
Instructional Design from the Innovation in Learning Center, College of Education at
the University of South Alabama. Dr. Spencer's research has covered multiple aspects
of cancer biology, cell signaling, drug development, and smooth muscle cell biology.
Dr. Spencer has published multiple articles and abstracts in peer reviewed journals
and presented his research at several major conferences.
As a current college faculty member, Dr. Spencer enthusiastically shares his love
of science with his students as he works to prepare and mentor them for careers in
the biomedical sciences.