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Gannon's physician assistant program has been educating physician assistants for more than 40 years. Our program faculty are committed to educating and preparing you to become an outstanding health care provider in a meaningful profession. Join our more than 1,200 graduates who work everyday to improve the health and wellness of patients and communities across the nation.
Gain real-world knowledge through key courses including:
Problem-Based Medicine: Learn evidence-based medicine with an emphasis on clinical problem solving through a case study approach.
Pre-Rotation Lecture Series Lab: Practice clinical skills including gowning and gloving, injections, suturing, casting, CPR and ACLS certification and operating room orientation.
Physical Diagnosis III: Perform histories and physical examinations on hospitalized and nursing home patients, learn frequently encountered medical problems, and understand pathophysiology and a methodology to approach any presenting medical concern.
Gannon's physician assistant program provides you with an array of opportunities to prepare you for a purposeful career. You will:
“My classroom experience introduced me to research … I worked for 10 weeks with master- and doctoral-level students and was tasked with understanding a specific disease process. It makes me passionate to one day be treating patients, but it’s really exciting for me to now work on finding cures for diseases.”
Phone: 814-871-7240Toll Free: 1-800-426-6668
Office Location:Gitnik Manse162 W. Sixth St.
Kimberly CavanaghAssociate ProfessorAssc Dean, Medical SciencesChairperson
Heather AdamsAssociate Professor
Natasha CameraAssistant ProfessorDirector of Clinical Ed
Adrienne ColabunoAssistant ProfessorClinical Coordinator
Kristen GrippeAssociate Professor
Blake HoppeAssistant ProfessorAssociate Director
Jennifer MajewskiAssociate Professor
Caroline PalmerAssistant Professor
Mackenzie StarnsAssistant ProfessorClinical Coordinator
James CaputoAdjunct Lecturer
Gina FulgenzioAdjunct Lecturer
Michele KretzingAdjunct Lecturer
Allison McDonaldAdjunct Lecturer
Emily SchultzAdjunct Lecturer
Kaleigh VineskyAdjunct Lecturer