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Moves & Milestones: October 2017

October 4, 2017

Over the summer, Justine Strand de Oliveira, DrPH, PA-C, became the first PA to achieve the status of professor of PA studies in the UK. After her retirement from the Duke University PA program, where she was program director and section chief, Justine accepted a position with Barts and The London School of Medicine and […]

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PA Selected for Prestigious Harvard Macy Project

May 10, 2017

Laura Reed Gerstner, MHA, MSHS, PA-C, director of clinical education and assistant professor at the Campbell University Physician Assistant Program, has been selected to participate in the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine’s project on reducing diagnostic errors. In collaboration with the Harvard Macy Institute, the 36-month project aims to “develop a competency-based, consensus curriculum […]

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Moves & Milestones: March 2017

March 1, 2017

Turning the Page A new edition of one of the standard books on the PA profession was recently released by three well-known PA educators and researchers. The authors of the 4th edition of Physician Assistants: Policy and Practice are: Roderick S. Hooker, PhD, PA, a noted PA scholar and health services researcher James Cawley, MPH, PA-C, a […]

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Moves & Milestones: Welcome to 2017 Edition

January 4, 2017

PAEA’s Chief Operating Officer Jennifer Jarmin has accepted a new position as administrative officer at the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG), in Bethesda, Maryland. Her last day at PAEA will be Friday, January 6. Jennifer leaves PAEA after more than 10 years of dedicated service, including for the past few years as chief […]

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Moves & Milestones: December 2016

December 21, 2016

Maha B. Lund, DHSc, PA-C, PA program director at Emory University School of Medicine, has been selected in a very competitive process to attend the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar. The seminar is an annual event designed to help strengthen academic medicine leadership skills for women physicians and others […]

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Moves & Milestones: November 2016

November 9, 2016

Two PA Educators Appointed to Federal Advisory Committee Patricia McKelvey Dieter, MPA, PA-C, and Vicki Chan-Padgett, MPAS, PA-C, have been appointed by Health & Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell to the Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry (ACTPCMD). Dieter is a professor and PA division chief in the Department of Community […]

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August 30, 2016

Passing the Baton at OHSU Ted Ruback, MS, PA-C, is stepping down as program director of the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) PA Program after founding and leading the program for the past 22 years. Associate Professor Glenn Forister, PhD, PA-C, has been named the new program director and division head of the PA […]

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Moves & Milestones: June 2016

June 29, 2016

In this edition of Moves & Milestones, we congratulate a new IAMSE board member, celebrate an award winner, recognize a grant recipient, and see an old school get a new name. Cindy Lord, MHS, PA-C, program director at the Case Western Reserve University PA program, has been appointed to the board of the International Association of Medical Science […]

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Recent News on PA Programs & Faculty

March 16, 2016

Promotions Jessica Grusnick, PA-C, became the director of Carroll University’s PA program in Waukesha, Wisconsin. She has been with the program since 2014, having previously served as clinical coordinator. Maureen Finney, EdD, PA-C, was named dean of the School of Health Professions at D’Youville College in Buffalo, New  York. She had previously served as chair of the […]

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