Members of the University of Lynchburg community are involved in statewide initiatives related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Brian Ko ’19 DMSc couldn’t believe he was getting an Emmy. “I thought it was a joke, all the way up until we walked the red carpet,” he said. Ko and Kyle Vivo ’19 DMSc are physician assistants for the Los Angeles County Jail. In 2018, they had prominent roles in a film about the […]
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.
Adjunct Faculty 434.544.8876 email@example.com Elaine D. Nichols joined the PA Program as a sonography educator in May 2019. She started her career with Roanoke Memorial School of Radiology, and received her Bachelors of Radiological Sciences at Jefferson College of Health Sciences in Roanoke Virginia. She received her Master’s of Strategic Sciences from Mountain State University […]
Adjunct Faculty 434.544.8876 firstname.lastname@example.org Dan Acevedo, PA-C has been practicing medicine as a PA since 2010, focusing mostly on orthopaedic surgery. Over the last 5 years he has taken an academic interest in osteoporotic fractures and continue to work to increase access to diagnosis and treatment of fragile bone disease in the community. He has […]
Adjunct Faculty 434.544.8876 email@example.com Professor Mary Gribbin joined the PA Medicine Faculty starting in May 2019 as an Adjunct Professor. She received a Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology from Vanderbilt University and a Masters of Science in Public Health from UNC-Chapel Hill. She hold a Masters of Biomedical Science from Creighton University, specializing in […]
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 […]
Director of Clinical Education Assistant Professor 434.544.8876 firstname.lastname@example.org Professor Melissa Shaffron is originally from Pennsylvania and moved to Lynchburg upon graduation to start employment with Centra. Melissa currently resides in the area with her husband and children. She also has two Labradors that complete the family. Melissa enjoys spending time with her family, skiing, and […]
Assistant Professor 434.544.8876 email@example.com Dr. Rebecca B. Young joined the faculty in 2018 after 20 plus years in private clinical practice. She continues to work with Centra Hospice on a part-time basis in addition to her teaching responsibilities at the University of Lynchburg. She is board certified in Family Medicine and is also certified in […]
A group from University of Lynchburg’s physician assistant medicine program recently spent a week providing medical care to more than 400 people in the Dominican Republic. In their third-annual medical mission in the Caribbean nation, about 35 students helped patients with issues both minor and major — everything from common viral infections to severe dehydration. […]