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The Pulse

The Pulse
  • 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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  • 2019 NCAPA Endowment Student Grant Winner | Anna LeViere, Campbell University

    The NCAPA Endowment congratulates Anna LeViere as the recipient of the 2019 Student Grant for a PA student from Campbell University. Anna earned her baccalaureate degree in International Studies/Global Health and Chemistry from UNC-Chapel Hill. She attained academic accolades while also volunteering in a variety of areas, including high school student counseling, foreign service trips, […]

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  • 2019 NCAPA Endowment Student Grant Winner | Erin Diggs, Lenoir-Rhyne University

    Congratulations to Erin Diggs as the recipient of the NCAPA Endowment 2019 Student Grant for a PA student from Lenoir-Rhyne University. Erin earned a Nutrition Science degree from NC State University and worked in multiple health fields prior to PA school. She also volunteered with the Special Olympics, Make-a-Wish Foundation, and the Miracle League, while also […]

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  • The Piedmont Association of PAs 2020 Board of Directors

    The Piedmont Association of Physician Assistants (PAPA) is pleased to announce the following PAs have been elected to serve on its Board of Directors during 2020: President: John Cain, PA-CVice President: Allie Thompson, PA-CTreasurer: Brandon Blank, PA-CSecretary: Carrie Merritt, PA-C Director at Large (2 Year Term Ending in 12/2021): Sunnie Flowers, PA-C These newly elected […]

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  • 2019 NCAPA Endowment Student Grant Winner | Geoff Jones, Wake Forest University

      Geoff Jones, PA student from Wake Forest School of Medicine, is the 2019 recipient of the Thomas Benjamin Houck NCAPA Endowment Student Grant. Geoff was a self-described “non-traditional” undergraduate student who developed a love of learning and a dedication to science and medicine as he completed, Summa Cum Laude, his BS degree in Biology […]

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  • 2020 PA Program Update | Lenoir-Rhyne University

    by Arien Stebbins, PA-S, Lenoir-Rhyne Lenoir-Rhyne PA Studies Class of 2021 After a refreshing winter break, Lenoir-Rhyne PA program classes resumed on January 13th. The program welcomed 36 new students beginning their first semester, comprising the class of 2022. The class of 2021 returned to finish their last semester of didactic courses as they eagerly […]

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  • 2019 NCAPA Endowment Student Grant Winner | Jacqueline Moreda, Gardner-Webb University

      Jacqueline Moreda is the recipient of the NCAPA Endowment 2019 Student Grant for a PA student at Gardner-Webb University. She graduated from Florida State University with a degree in Exercise Physiology and volunteered in multiple areas, including college student mentoring, leadership groups, and at local hospitals and care centers. She gained experience as a […]

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