UNC Physician Assistant Studies

A History of De-Prescribing: Why UNC Physicians’ Approach to Opioids Is Catching on
UNC’s Paul R. Chelminski, MD, MPH, and Timothy J. Ives, PharmD, MPH, CPP, have been sounding the alarm about proper opioid prescribing for decades. Now their treatment methods are the focus of a multi-institutional study on opioid use that could one day change how all health care providers approach chronic pain management. Feb 07, 2018
Third Annual White Coat Ceremony Welcomes UNC Physician Assistant Studies Program Students
In the third year of UNC’s Physician Assistant Program, more than 800 students applied for 20 open slots. Jan 29, 2018
Physician Assistant Studies Inaugural Class Featured in Carolina Alumni Review
The January/February issue of Carolina Alumni Review featured the program's recent graduation and a promise made among its graduates. Jan 25, 2018
Physician Assistant Studies Celebrates Inaugural Commencement Ceremony
Twenty members of the inaugural Physician Assistant Studies program in the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Allied Health Sciences were honored at commencement on Saturday, December 16, 2017. Dec 18, 2017
Physician Assistant Studies Graduate Continues to Serve
Rick Cowan, who will graduate with the inaugural class of the Physician Assistant Studies program on Saturday, December 16, 2017, is a former Army medic who provided care to more than 1,000 battlefield casualties as part of a forward deployment combat hospital in Iraq. Dec 13, 2017