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- On March 9, Allyson Hamacher, Kaylee Herrero and Priscilla Coronado from the Northern Arizona University Physician Assistant program won the Arizona State Association of Physician Assistants (ASAPA) Student Challenge Bowl. They beat teams from… Read more
In just three years, Northern Arizona University health professions programs have expanded their presence at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus, earned recognition for quality and are generating a pronounced economic impact.
NAU began physician assistant and physical therapy programs at the campus in 2012, beginning with just 29 total students. Today, those programs have been joined by occupational therapy and the total student count is up to 184.
That number was projected to reach 355 by 2019, but now will go even… Read more
Northern Arizona University’s physician assistant program, which enrolled its first class in August 2012, has recently received an Accreditation-Continued status from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant.
The accreditation is vital for graduates, who must hold a degree from an accredited institution to become licensed to practice.
“The awarding of the 10-year continuing accreditation status to the newly developed physician assistant program is the culmination of nearly five years of hard work by the faculty and staff… Read more
A $1.5 million, three-year grant from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust, announced today by Northern Arizona University, will support expansion of the physician assistant program at NAU’s Phoenix Biomedical Campus.
NAU operates physician assistant studies, physical therapy and occupational therapy programs at the downtown Phoenix campus in collaboration with the University of Arizona College of Medicine–Phoenix.
A portion of the funding will directly benefit the 24-month physician assistant master’s program. The program launched in fall 2012 with 25 students who study… Read more