Allied Health

Welcome to the Dr. Lakireddy School of Health Sciences/ Allied Health Area at Merced College.  Explore the Programs offered and view the requirements to apply to any of our programs.

Areas of Study

Students must adhere to clearance requirements in order to be accepted into, and continue enrollment in, Allied Health Programs' clinical courses. Requirements include: background checks, drug screenings, vaccinations and boosters (for example, COVID-19).  Merced College Allied Health Programs do not accept religious nor medical exemptions.  For specific requirements, select your program’s homepage for the application handbook.

Location

Allied Health, AHC
Merced Main Campus

Contact

Dr. Valerie Albano
Dean of Allied Health, Child Development and Public Safety
(Contact the Area Adminstrative Coordinator or Program Assistant)


 Norma DeLaTorre
Area Administrative Coordinator
delatorre.n@mccd.edu


Morgan Hutchens
Program Assistant
morgan.hutchens@mccd.edu


Faculty Contact Information

See Faculty & Staff page for listing.

Counselors

Allied Health Counselors are located in the Counseling and Guidance Area (Lesher Student Services Building - 2nd Floor).  Contact (209) 381-6478 or email ecounselor@mccd.edu to make an appointment.