• Janelle Bludorn, PA-C, received the 2018 PA of the Year Award from the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants.

    Janelle Bludorn, PA-C, Awarded NCAPA’s 2018 PA of the Year award

    Janelle Bludorn, PA-C, received the 2018 PA of the Year award from the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants at its annual conference. Bludorn, a clinical assistant professor with the UNC School of Medicine Physician Assistant Studies program, has been in practice for eight years as a PA, specializing in emergency medicine and women’s health. … Continued

  • Second-year Physician Assistant Studies student Kendra Potter and Meg Beal, PA-C and PA program assistant professor, with Stan Brock. Brock is the founder of Remote Area Medical (RAM).

    Physician Assistant Studies Students Serve Rural Community in Virginia Through Remote Area Medical Program

    In late July 2018, first and second-year Physician Assistant Studies students, and two faculty mentors, provided health care in rural Wise, Virginia, through the Remote Area Medical (RAM) program, a nonprofit provider of mobile medical clinics. The RAM program delivers free dental, vision, and medical care to underserved and uninsured populations. Sixteen PA students joined other … Continued

  • Dr. Paul Chelminski

    Chelminski: Commentary Featured on Opioid Crisis

    Paul Chelminski, MD, MPH, FACP, and director of Physician Assistant Studies, is part of a $9 million study to research the effects of cognitive behavior therapy and motivational therapy with the goal of better understanding ways to reduce the use of opioids. The study will look at the comparative effectiveness of various approaches to manage … Continued

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