Ten years ago this summer, 49 students joined the first class of Lynchburg’s first doctoral program. The Doctor of Physical Therapy program was the first wave of an experiment: How a liberal arts college could stretch itself and create new graduate health science programs.
A bill introduced to the California state legislature and sponsored by the California Academy of PAs, a group that includes Dr. Jeremy Adler ’19 DMSc among its leadership, was signed on October 9 by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Dr. Jeremy Welsh has been named dean of the University of Lynchburg School of PA Medicine and senior associate dean of the College of Health Sciences. Dean of the School of PA Medicine is a new position at Lynchburg.
A 2018 graduate of the University of Lynchburg’s Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc) program has been elected president of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. The organization represents and advocates for more than 131,000 PAs across the U.S., its territories, and uniformed services.
The University of Lynchburg has partnered with the American Academy of PAs to allow more PAs to earn doctoral degrees. The Lynchburg Doctor of Medical Science is the newest degree option in the degree pathway program offered by AAPA’s Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management. PAs who take prerequisite CHLM courses will qualify for a […]
Brooke McNamara’s hands shook the first time she pumped a blood pressure cuff around a real patient’s arm. Her voice trembled when she talked. She felt compelled to double-check every assessment and every treatment. But now, confidence has replaced fear. Her confidence has nothing to do with feeling like she has all the answers, though, […]