News Coverage

Menezes Appointed Director of New PA Program
August 1, 2013 - Prema Menezes, PhD, has been appointed as the first director of the physician assistant (PA) master’s degree program currently being developed within the UNC School of Medicine, Department of Allied Health Sciences (DAHS).
UNC PA Program Featured in AAMC Reporter and on NPR
The March 2013 edition of AAMC Reporter features a story about the UNC physician assistant (PA) master’s degree program.
New PA Program Geared for Veterans
January 8, 2013 - University Gazette
BCBSNC and UNC SOM Collaborate to Establish New PA Program for Returning Military Veterans
December 3, 2012 - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC), and the UNC School of Medicine are collaborating to create a physician assistant (PA) master’s degree program designed for returning military veterans with input from the United States Army Special Operations Command team at Fort Bragg, N.C.