Meet the Staff

Richard SankerRichard Sanker, PhD

Senior Director

Education: BS in Biology; BA in English, Saint Louis University
                    MA in Education, Saint Louis University
                    PhD in Education, Saint Louis University

Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri

Contact me for: As the Director of the Office of Prehealth Studies, I am responsible for the overall programming and engagement of the Prehealth Programs. I work with all the staff in the Office and Health & Science Living Learning Center to ensure academic advising and student programming has a beneficial impact on the success of all our students. Students are welcome to contact me if they have general questions about any of our programs.

Contact: You can reach out to me via email.


Jane Lin, MS, MBAJane Lin, MS, MBA

Assistant Director

Education: MS in Chemistry, Baylor University
                      MBA, Texas A&M University

Contact me for: Baylor Prehealth Committee process for juniors/seniors, assistance with medical/dental school applications, and advising for Baylor JAMP students and accepted B2B scholars.

Contact: You can reach out to me via email.


Michelle Savoie, M.A.Michelle Savoie, M.A.

Program Manager

Education: B.A. in Psychology, Baylor University
                    M.A. in Counseling, University of Texas at San Antonio

Hometown: Round Rock, TX

Contact me for: Prehealth Advising and Scholarships

Contact: You can reach out to me via email or during AskPrehealth via Zoom on Mondays.


Stephanie Torres, BSEd<Stephanie Torres, BSEd

Office Manager

Education: BSEd, Baylor University

Hometown: Houston, TX

Contact me for: Any Office Administration questions, Events, Committee Recommendation Letters, Submittal of Committee Letters, Student Assistant positions, adding and removing designators, and Canvas

Contact: You can contact me via email.



Michelle Diaz, MSEdMichelle Diaz, MSEd

Program Director, Science & Health Living-Learning Center

Education: BBA in Management, Baylor University
                     MSEd in Higher Education and Student Affairs, Baylor University

Hometown: Axtell, TX

Contact me for: Questions regarding the Science & Health LLC including the application process, eligibility, the hall, programs, and events.

Contact: You can contact me via email.


Mindy CalvilloMindy Calvillo

Academic Advisor

Education: BS in Sociology, Texas A&M University

Hometown: Lake Jackson, TX

Contact me for: Prehealth Advising

Contact: You can reach out to me via email or speak with me during AskPrehealth via Zoom.


Prehealth Programs

(254) 710-3659

Mailing Address
One Bear Place #97341
Waco, TX 76798-7108

Office Location
BSB B111