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Dual degree program gives PA students an insight into public health

The College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences at Campbell University recently launched a dual degree program that provides physician assistant students with an extensive background in public health.  The Master of Physician Assistant Practice and Master of Science in Public Health dual degree allows physician assistant students to complete the requirements for a degree in public health before entering the PA curriculum.

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The Classes of 2015, 2017 receive white coats

The start of every journey begins with a single step.  For the first-year physician assistant students and future pharmacists at Campbell University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, their journey starts with a pristine white coat.

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PA Program hosts second annual health fair at Buies Creek Elementary School

To promote healthy living in the community, students and faculty from Campbell University’s PA Program recently held a health fair for the fourth and fifth grade classes at Buies Creek Elementary School teaching them about physical activity, healthy eating, and how to live a healthy lifestyle.

"Last year’s inaugural PA class of 2013 started the now annual event in an attempt to get involved in the local community. As the second PA class at Campbell, we felt that it was important to continue this initiative in hopes of improving the health status of our community,” said Rahul Desai, first-year PA student who was the lead organizer for the event.

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PA students become medical building’s first inhabitants

With moving boxes still present, Campbell University’s second class of physician assistant students became the first class to officially learn within the walls of the new Leon Levine Hall of Medical Science, which will also house the first class of osteopathic medical students this fall.

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PA student receives competitive veterans scholarship

Thomas Notto, first-year physician assistant student at Campbell University, received the SSgt. Craig Ivory Memorial Scholarship awarded through the Veterans Caucus, a subgroup of the American Academy of Physician Assistants representing PAs who are veterans of the United States Uniformed Services.

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