Elon P.A. News

Physician Assistant graduates excel in career placements

Elon PA well-represented at the American Academy of Physician Assistants Conference

Twenty-one first- and second-year PA students and four faculty members participated in conference events held May 23-27.

PA student receives Lanny Parker Memorial Grant Award

Sarah Nelson, a physician assistant student in the Class of 2016, received an award from the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants Endowment.

Elon PA student named a Paul Ambrose Scholar

Charter class of Elon physician assistants achieves perfection on certifying exam

Elon professors and students present at Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine

Elon joins the North Carolina Alliance for Health Professions Diversity

The university is among 20 schools and state health agencies taking part in a program meant to increase racial and ethnic diversity in the North Carolina healthcare workforce.

School of Health Sciences hosts NC Standardized Patient Training Day

Elon University graduates charter Physician Assistant Studies class

Thirty-seven candidates in the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program received degrees during a Sunday ceremony in Whitley Auditorium.

Medicine takes flight for Elon PA graduate

2nd Lt. Jamie Seals, whose education was funded by the U.S. Air Force Health Professions Scholarship Program, reports for commissioned officer training in May as she begins her healthcare career by serving her country.

PA and DPT programs enroll Class of 2017

Elon’s School of Health Sciences welcomed two new classes of graduate students to the university community this week.  


Elon holds white coat ceremony for Physician Assistant Studies program

A Dec. 12 program in the Sacred Space of the Numen Lumen Pavilion marked the end of academic studies and the formal start of clinical education for members of the PA program's Class of 2016.

Symposium gives future physician assistants insight into service

Graduate students in Elon University’s Physician Assistant Studies program learned Tuesday from faculty and staff across campus how to create meaningful relationships with underserved and vulnerable populations.

Elon PA faculty present at the 2014 PAEA Education Forum

Four faculty members in Elon 's Department of Physician Assistant Studies presented at the 2014 Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) Forum held in Philadelphia on Oct. 15-19.

Patti Ragan honored by Physician Assistant Education Association

The director of Elon University's Physician Assistant Studies program received the PAEA's 2014 Master Faculty Award for her contributions to physician assistant education.

Elon students win National Health Service Corps scholarships

A federal program of the Health Resources and Services Administration will provide full tuition and a stipend to four Elon University graduate students planning to work in medically underserved regions across the United States.

PA student receives scholarship from NC Academy of Physician Assistants

School of Health Sciences hosts doctors from Iraq

As part of an effort to improve the medical education system in Iraq, the physicians visited Elon's Francis Center on Aug. 21.

In the School of Health Sciences, art brings the body to life

Graduate students in Elon's Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant Studies programs worked July 11 with a nationally recognized artist to paint muscles, tissue and bone onto classmates in a hands-on approach to anatomy.

School of Health Sciences honors faculty & staff

Two professors and a staff member were recognized June 19, 2014, during the school's annual awards luncheon.

Human Anatomy students attend to the mind, body ... and spirit

Graduate students in the DPT and Physician Assistant Studies programs met in January with Elon's chaplain to reflect on the lives of men and women who are now human donors in the university's anatomy lab.

DPT and PA programs enroll Class of 2016

Elon’s School of Health Sciences welcomed two new classes of graduate students to the university community this week.


Elon holds white coat ceremony for Physician Assistant Studies program

The program in the Sacred Space of the Numen Lumen Pavilion signified the end of academic studies and the start of clinical education for members of the PA program's inaugural class.

PA program holds symposium on helping the underserved

Graduate students in Physician Assistant Studies heard Dec. 11, 2013, from several Elon University professors who shared best practices for making a difference in the world by assisting the disadvantaged.

Faculty research in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies denotes national attention

Several Elon faculty members in the Physician Assistant Studies program will represent the department this fall with published research and presentations at a national forum.

School of Health Sciences celebrates faculty achievement

Paula DiBiasio, Brenda Quincy and Stephen Folger were honored May 21 for service, scholarship and teaching.

Physician Assistant Studies classes begin at Elon
With courses set to start this week, master's candidates in the university’s newest graduate program gathered Monday for campus orientation.
Physician Assistant Studies program receives approval
Elon University’s new PA program has been granted provisional accreditation.
Twin Lakes creates endowed scholarship at Elon
A gift from the Burlington, N.C., retirement community will assist graduate students in the DPT and PA programs.
School of Health Sciences honors faculty achievements
Faculty and staff were honored April 25 for their commitment to teaching, service and scholarship.
Chamber of Commerce visits Francis Center
Top local business and civic leaders on Tuesday toured Elon University’s new home for physical therapy education and physician assistant studies.
Elon, ARMC leaders meet to celebrate PA program
The first clinical affiliation agreement for the university's physician assistant studies program is with Alamance Regional Medical Center.
PA faculty named co-feature editors for Evidence-Based Medicine column
Brenda Quincy has article published in Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Dr. Brenda Quincy, associate professor and academic coordinator of Elon's physician assistant program, had an article published in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in January.
PHOTO GALLERY: Gerald L. Francis Center
Elon University's home for the School of Health Sciences opened this month on Haggard Avenue. Take a look at the new facility in an online photo gallery.
PA faculty featured in @Elon video interviews
Mark Archambault and Brenda Quincy, faculty members in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies, shared their expectations and plans for the 2011-2012 academic year in the September 2011 edition of @Elon, the university's faculty and staff newsletter.
Gift from New Leaf Society supports physician assistant program
The New Leaf Society, of Burlington, N.C., has made a gift-in-kind to the Ever Elon Campaign to support the university’s new master of physician assistant studies program. The gift will support landscaping and other work associated with renovations of the Gerald L. Francis Center, which will house the PA and physical therapy programs on Elon’s main campus.
News & Record spotlights Elon's new Physician Assistant Studies program
Elon's new PA program, which enrolls its first class in January 2013, was featured in the July 25 edition of the Greensboro News & Record.
John Currin receives top Elon award for business leadership
John G. Currin Jr., president and chief executive officer of Alamance Regional Medical Center and ARMC Healthcare since 2005, was honored at a June 22 campus luncheon with the Frank S. Holt, Jr. Business Leadership Award, Elon University’s highest honor for business leadership.
Elon University trustees approve School of Health Sciences
Elon University's board of trustees voted April 15 to establish a new School of Health Sciences, serving graduate students in the existing doctor of physical therapy (DPT) program along with students in the new physician assistant (PA) studies master's program, which will enroll its first class in January 2013.
Elon to locate physician assistant program on its main campus and sets the stage for future expansion of the Elon University School of Law campus in downtown Greensboro
Elon's new master of science program in physician assistant (PA) studies will be located on the university's main campus. Elon's board of trustees made the decision in a special vote on Jan. 5, following more than two months of study and fundraising efforts.
Winter 2011: Construction Zone Ahead: New facilities support goals of the Elon Commitment
In the new issue of the Magazine of Elon, President Leo M. Lambert outlines plans for eight major construction projects as part of the Elon Commitment strategic plan. More than 1,284 new residence hall spaces will be built over the next three years as part of a transformation of the residential experience. Other projects include a new retail building, including the campus bookstore, on Williamson Avenue; the Gerald L. Francis building on Haggard Avenue for graduate programs in physical therapy and physician assistant studies; a new multi-faith center in the Academic Village; and new facilities for Phoenix athletics.
Board of Trustees approves physician assistant master’s program
The Elon University Board of Trustees has approved the establishment of a master of science program in physician assistant studies. The board's vote at its Oct. 22-23 fall meeting will launch Elon’s sixth graduate program.