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Physician Assistant Studies: Jennifer Bidwell

Physician Assistant Studies first-year student Jennifer Bidwell didn’t take a typical path to PA school. After serving in the Navy and as an EMT, she found herself craving a similar team environment.

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Dr. Paul Chelminski

Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) features Chelminski opioid research

Posted 1 month ago

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) recently featured Paul Chelminski, the director of the Physician Assistant Studies program, in an article titled “Limits on Opioid Prescribing Leave Patients with Chronic Pain Vulnerable.” Paul Chelminski, MD, MPH, FACP, has served as program director since 2015.

Medical Education “Airwaves and Educators” Podcast Launches with Co-Host Janelle Bludorn, PA-C and Clinical Assistant Professor

Posted 4 months ago

Janelle Bludorn, PA-C and a clinical assistant professor in Physician Assistant Studies, has launched a podcast alongside the PA colleagues, titled “Airwaves and Educators.” The medical education podcast focuses on physician assistant education and features the voices of three co-hosts to provide insight into scenarios a PA educator might encounter.  Bludorn said PA faculty are often trained … Continued

Physician Assistant Studies Professor Janelle Bludorn, PA-C, Featured in The Daily Tar Heel

Posted 4 months ago

The Daily Tar Heel, the student-run, award-winning newspaper at UNC-Chapel Hill, has featured Janelle Bludorn, PA-C and clinical assistant professor, in a recent article. The article highlights her accomplishments as the 2018 NC Physician Assistant of the Year, her work in point-of-care ultrasound, and as co-host of podcast “Airwaves and Educators.”

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