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Tiffany S. Bumpers

Director, Health Professions Advising

Director, Health Professions Advising

Tiffany (she/her/hers) earned two bachelor’s degrees, one in Psychology and another in African American Studies from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She later earned a master’s degree in Educational Leadership-Policy Studies from the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) and is currently finishing up her PhD in Higher Education Leadership at Illinois State University (ISU).

Before joining Northwestern, she had 10 years of professional experience advising pre-health students, with an emphasis on establishing strategic initiatives to advance students who are underrepresented in the health professions.

One of her favorite quotes is:

Surround yourself with people whose eyes light up when they see you coming. Slowly is the fastest way to get to where you want to be. The top of one mountain is the bottom of the next, so keep climbing.” -André De Shields, Tony Award Winner