Campbell celebrates National PA Week

The students of Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences’ physician assistant program celebrated National PA Week last week. National PA Week is held annually from October 6-12 and celebrates the PA profession.

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Health Sciences students bring health education to rural population

Students from the pharmacy, physician assistant and public health departments at Campbell University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences held a health education fair in conjunction with the migrant farm workers clinic at Benson Area Medical Center on Thursday evening, October 3. This fair is part of a series of student-led community healthcare awareness events that focus on prevention and wellness.

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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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