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”

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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”

TMO specialist ensures military assets reach areas in crisis

1000w_q95SAVANNAH AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Ga. — During Hurricane Maria relief missions, Tech Sgt. Cylethia Hunter’s expertise in managing complex supply systems aided the dramatic rise in military personnel, aircraft and cargo circulating through the Savannah Air National Guard Base. Continue reading “TMO specialist ensures military assets reach areas in crisis”

ANG support key to media coverage of hurricanes

170926-Z-XV621-006“Communicating the military mission lets those affected by disaster know that they are not forgotten and help is underway.”

That’s what Kim Cornett, a senior producer at NBC News said Sept. 26 about working with the Air National Guard to bring national media coverage to the humanitarian disasters in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Continue reading “ANG support key to media coverage of hurricanes”

Disaster-affected process though Air Guard contingency team

170924-Z-XV621-053Waves of first responders and their families shuffled through a 165th Airlift Wing reception center here this weekend as part of Hurricane Maria relief processing and operations.

The wing’s personnel support for contingency operations (PERSCO) team staffed the 24-hour USO receiving area to provide relief for the relievers. Continue reading “Disaster-affected process though Air Guard contingency team”