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Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (MS-PAS)


Samora C. Charles, PA-C, MSPAS, MPH, senior director of PAs of Color; Shenandoah Distinguished Professor of Physician Assistant Studies Tony Miller, M.Ed., PA-C; Donna Murray, DMSc., MS, PA-C, senior director of admissions for the Centralized Application Service for Physician Assistants/Physician Assistant Education Association; and Pangela Dawson, Ph.D., PA-C, director of Morehouse School of Medicine PA Program

Seminar Developed by Shenandoah Student Focuses on Improving Diversity Among Physician Assistants

Lack of diversity is an issue in the physician assistant (PA) profession, according to figures presented by Pangela Dawson, Ph.D., PA-C, director of Morehouse School of Medicine PA Program, at the June 4 Physician Assistant Program Admissions Success Seminar (PA-PASS) held at Shenandoah University’s Health Professions Building in Winchester.  The Importance of Representation Allie Conroy […]

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2021 Marfing Scholarship recipient Dzevida Pandzic ’21

2021 Marfing Educational Trust Scholarship Awarded

Physician Assistant Studies student Dzevida Pandzic ’21 is the recipient of the 2021 Dr. Thomas Marfing Educational Trust Scholarship. Funded by the trust, the scholarship has been awarded annually since 2019 to a Physician Assistant Studies student at Shenandoah University. The late Dr. Marfing was a beloved and respected general surgeon in Winchester for 23 […]

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Alumni Successes

Shenandoah physician assistant studies program alumni at VAPA conference in November 2018.

PA Program Represented At VAPA Conference

From Nov. 2 to Nov. 4, many physician assistant (PA) program faculty, students and alumni attended the VAPA (Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants) Fall Continuing Medical Education (CME) Conference in McLean, Virginia. Shenandoah was well represented with CME talks on the following topics: “From Knowledge to Implementation: Strategies for Increasing Patients’ Participation and Success with Behavior Change,” by Sheila Hautbois ’17, PA-C, CHES (pictured above to the far right) and “Pediatric Sickle […]

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Stock photo of stethoscope for health professions faculty news at Shenandoah University.

Health Professions Faculty Work Recognized

Associate Professor in the Division of Physician Assistant (PA) Studies & Director of Pre-Health and Interprofessional Education Anne Schempp, MPAS, PA-C, has been named chair of the Physician Assistant Education Association’s (PAEA) End of Curriculum Exam Development Board. As chair of this board, Schempp will help develop and oversee a new exam for graduating PA […]

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