Elyse Watkins, DHSc, PA-C, DFAAPA is an Associate Professor for the Lynchburg DMSc program. She teaches in PA 960 Evidence Based Research and Performance Improvement in Clinical Practice, and PA 940 Global Health Issues. She graduated from The George Washington University’s PA program in 1993. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Sociology and a Master of Science in Health Care Management. She earned her Doctor of Health Science with a concentration in Global Health from Nova Southeastern University in 2016. She was a National Health Service Corps Scholarship recipient and fulfilled her commitment to practice in a Central California migrant clinic in 1995. The majority of her clinical career has been spent working in ob/gyn in the Central Valley of California and has completed medical missions to Guatemala and Tanzania.