How Certified PA Christine Bruce makes a difference

Under the direction of Christine Bruce, PA-C, students at the Pennsylvania State University PA Program have a 99 percent program completion rate, 100 percent first-time PANCE pass rate, and 100 percent employment rate as Certified PAs within four months of graduation. As the university’s first PA program director, Bruce leads with a vision of inclusiveness and a track record of success. Continue reading “How Certified PA Christine Bruce makes a difference”

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How Certified PA Ditty Bannon Makes a Difference

In 2011, Ditty Bannon, PA-C, was among the very first hired at the newly-established oncology intensive care unit at Huntsman Cancer Hospital, a nationally-recognized cancer research hospital. It is the only oncology ICU in the state of Utah. Bannon onboarded at a time when physicians and administration weren’t sure how to fully utilize PAs in the ICU setting, but in a few short months, Bannon and her team proved just how valuable they could be. Continue reading “How Certified PA Ditty Bannon Makes a Difference”

How Certified PA Jason Perrin makes a difference

During a time of transition at his hospital, the modus operandi of Jason Perrin, PA-C is to adapt to meet the needs of the moment. Whether rushing to the bedside of a patient or the side of a co-worker, he goes above the call of duty to extend additional care and support to everyone on his team. Continue reading “How Certified PA Jason Perrin makes a difference”

How Certified PA Katharine Breaux makes a difference

The storied 40-year career of Katharine Breaux, PA-C, has been dedicated to managing the care of veterans. At the Houston VA, she is the longest-serving PA, overseeing a panel of about 130 HIV-infected patients, many of whom she has treated for over 25 years. Continue reading “How Certified PA Katharine Breaux makes a difference”

How Certified PA Jennifer McMurray makes a difference.

Jennifer McMurray, PA-C, knows there’s more to patient care than just medicine. At the humble Kenton Community Health Center in the heart of Hardin County, Ohio, about 18 percent of the population lives below the poverty line, and most patients are uninsured or underinsured. McMurray’s patients often face obstacles such as illiteracy, homelessness, financial uncertainties and drug abuse. Continue reading “How Certified PA Jennifer McMurray makes a difference.”

How Certified PA Jennifer Conner makes a difference.

Jennifer Conner, PA-C, strives to enhance the face of PAs in dermatology through meaningful patient interactions and service to the dermatology community. Since beginning her PA career in 2006, she has emerged as a talented clinician and thought leader in the profession, and she continuously chases ways to expand community outreach, the footprint of PAs in dermatology and improve professional standards. Continue reading “How Certified PA Jennifer Conner makes a difference.”

How Certified PA Sam Wijesinghe makes a difference

Dr. Sam Wijesinghe, DHSc, PA-C, felt compelled to enter the medical field when tragedy struck the life of his third-grade companion. Wijesinghe grew up in a small Sri Lankan town with limited access to medical facilities. After his friend was involved in a serious motorcycle accident, first responders transported the boy to a hospital several miles away. By the time he arrived, he had already suffered irreparable brain damage. The event deeply impacted Wijesinghe, and he set goals at a young age to help people like his friend. Continue reading “How Certified PA Sam Wijesinghe makes a difference”