Professor of Biological Sciences Francie Cuffney was in Washington, D.C., at American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) over spring break to work as part of the MCAT Validity Study Task force. Cuffney is one of only two undergraduate pre-health advisors selected to participate on this committee, which is composed of AAMC/MCAT professionals, deans of medical schools, and two undergraduate faculty. The longitudinal study will go on for the next six years. Cuffney also attended the annual American Dental Educators Association (ADEA) conference in Long Beach, Calif. She serves as liaison to ADEA for the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions. At ADEA she serves on both the CAS admissions task force and the GoDental task force.