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The Pulse

The Pulse
  • NC DHHS Opioid and Prescription Drug Abuse Advisory Committee

    by Caroline Griswold, NCAPA Program Cooridnator On Thursday, March 5th, NCAPA staff attended the quarterly NC DHHS Opioid and Prescription Drug Abuse Advisory Committee meeting at NC State University. The meeting brought together professionals from a variety of areas, including healthcare, criminal justice, and pharmaceuticals, with a goal of informing participants on developments in the […]

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  • Weekly Forums from DHHS on COVID-19

    The NC Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Public Health (DPH) and NC AHEC are partnering to enhance communication about and preparedness for COVID-19 by holding weekly forums for providers. The forums will be held on Fridays from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm. They will begin on Friday, March 13 and will continue […]

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  • 2020 NC PA Program Update | Duke University

    By Brooke Taylor, PA-S, Duke University The Duke PA Program welcomed new faculty in 2019 and continues to do so in 2020. Dr. Maggie Gradison recently retired as the Medical Director, with Dr. Kenyon Railey now filling the role. Alicia Bolden, PA-C, joined the program as Assistant Professor, and Rachel Porter, Ph.D, the previous Educational […]

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  • Leading the Way | Jordyn Parker, PA-C

    Jordyn Parker is leading the way to a bright future for the PA profession here in North Carolina. Jordyn was born in Kernersville, NC, and attended undergrad at NC State University, where she was involved in leadership with the Pre-PA Club. She went on to attend PA school at Wake Forest University, becoming part of […]

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  • 2019 NCAPA Endowment Student Grant Winner | Laura Trisch, High Point University

    Laura Trisch is the 2019 NCAPA Endowment Student Grant recipient from High Point University. As an undergraduate student at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, PA, Laura played women’s basketball with a top-ranked NCAA team. Somehow, this dedicated and devoted student athlete also earned dean’s list honors in all eight semesters and graduated Summa […]

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  • NCMB Mock Disciplinary Presentation

    by Caroline Griswold, NCAPA Program Coordinator On Wednesday, February 12, members of the NCAPA staff attended a North Carolina Medical Board (NCMB) Mock Disciplinary presentation hosted by the Campbell University PA Program. NCMB Immediate Past-President Dr. Barbara E. Walker led a presentation on the responsibilities of the NCMB, impressing upon the PA students that the […]

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  • 2020 NC PA Program Update | Gardner-Webb University

    by Sarah Anderson, PA-S, Gardner-Webb University The Gardner-Webb PA Program has recently welcomed three new faculty members, including Dr. Mark Reiber, the program’s Medical Director and associate professor, and assistant professors Mari Chadwick and Heather Diebler. The program has also recently welcomed it’s eighth cohort, the class of 2022, in January. Before they ever stepped […]

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  • 2019 NCAPA Endowment Student Grant Winner | Jessica Veale, Duke University

    The NCAPA Endowment congratulates Jessica Veale as the recipient of the 2019 William Franklin Cobb scholarship for a PA student from Duke University. Prior to PA school, Ms. Veale graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in Clinical Laboratory Science. She served as a peer mentor and a student-administration ambassador. As a PA student, Jessica has devoted countless […]

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  • Leading the Way | Brandon Blank, PA-C

    NCAPA is a leader. But we couldn’t do it without the PAs among us dedicated to leading the way. Brandon Blank was born and raised in Colorado. He was very active in sports as a child, leading him to pursue an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA. After undergrad, he […]

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  • Public Health Alert | Coronavirus

    NC DHHS on Monday released updated clinical guidance on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). The agency also issued a temporary order requiring clinicians to report suspected or confirmed cases of 2019-nCoV to the health director in their county or district. NC DHHS is advising clinicians in North Carolina to monitor this rapidly evolving situation closely. For […]

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