Lisa Mustone Alexander, EdD, MPH, PA-C, who recently served as PAEA president, is moving to Dublin, Ireland, to take over as director of the physician associate program at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI). She is retiring from George Washington University after 38 years, including service in several leadership roles there. She will be taking over from Denni Woodmansee, MS, PA-C, another American PA, who previously served in several capacities in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, prior to becoming program director at RCSI.
Another past president, Kevin Lohenry, PhD, PA-C, will begin a new role on August 1 as associate dean of graduate student affairs for the Keck School of Medicine of USC, while also maintaining his role as director of the PA program there. In this new part-time role, he will support students in more than 30 master’s and PhD programs.
Gerald Kayingo, PhD, PA-C, will be returning to the east coast, after six years at the University of California–Davis, to join the Physician Assistant Leadership and Learning Academy (PALLA) team at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, as PALLA’s next executive director and assistant dean. Kayingo served on the editorial advisory board for JPAE for five years and more recently as a director at large on the PAEA Board of Directors.