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  • Gary Taylor, a second-year Physician Assistant Studies student.

    Second-Year PA Student and Veteran Gary Taylor Aims to Serve Rural North Carolinians

    Gary Taylor, second-year Physician Assistant Studies student, joined the PA program after serving in the U.S. Army for 10-and-a-half years. As a Special Forces medical sergeant and combat diver, Taylor was the medical technician for the dive team. “When I was transitioning out of the military, I knew I wanted to pursue the PA profession,” … Continued

  • Charles Locke

    Locke Receives Scholarship from North Carolina Association of Health Care Recruitment

    Charles Locke, a second-year student in Physician Assistant Studies, has received a scholarship from the North Carolina Association of Health Care Recruitment (NCAHCR). The NCAHCR recognized Locke’s achievement at its winter meeting, held in early November. “My passion and their mission is absolutely congruent, and it is an honor to be selected for the scholarship,” … Continued

  • Paul Chelminski, MD, MPH, FACP, speaks at a Veterans Day event held at UNC Children's Hospital, on Monday, November 12, 2018.

    Physician Assistant Studies Recognized on Veterans Day at UNC Hospitals

    The Physician Assistant Studies program received recognition in a Veterans Day celebration, held in the lobby at UNC Children’s Hospital, on Monday, November 12, 2018. The event honored UNC Health Care employees, students, and local residents who currently serve or have served in the armed forces. The PA program is housed in the Department of … Continued

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Gary Taylor, a second-year Physician Assistant Studies student.
Gary Taylor, a second-year Physician Assistant Studies student.
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