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Physician Assistant PA, Emergency Medicine, ENT, Ear Throat Nose, ENT PA, Ear, Nose, Throat Physician Assistant, Otolaryngology, Surgery, Head Neck Surgery, Head Surgery, Neck Surgery, Emergency,


July 16, 2007 – Present
Department of Physician Assistant Studies, Wingate, NC
Program Director, Physician Assistant Program and Assistant Professor

May 2005 – Present
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Office
ENT Physician Assistant


Doctor of Ministry (DMin) in Church Administration. Trinity Seminary, Newburgh, IN December 2007.
Graduate Studies, Educational Leadership, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, 1999 – 2002.
Master in Physician Studies (MPAS), Emergency Medicine, University of Nebraska, 1997.
MS, Educational Counseling, Vanderbilt University, Peabody School for Teachers, 1981.
BS, Psychology (Magna cum laude), University of Maryland, 1979.
BS, Allied Health/Physician Assistant, Honor Graduate, University of Nebraska, 1976.

Organizational/Academic/Military Appointments:
Adjunct Faculty, Kettering College of Medical Arts (KCMA), 2002 – 2007.
Director, Wright Patterson Credit Union, Member of Audit Committee, 2001 – May 2005
Chairman, College Senate, Kettering College of Medical Arts (KCMA), 2000 – 2001.
Director of Religious Education, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 2001 – 2005.
Education Council, Association of Physician Assistants (AAPA), Member, 1999 – 2002.
Academic Director, KCMA, Physician Assistant Program, July 1997 – 2001.
Chairman, Institutional Values Committee, KCMA, Ethics Subcommittee, Sept. 1998 – July 2000.
Lieutenant Colonel, USAF, Retired after 25 years of service, 1 Mar 96.
Clinical Instructor, Wright State Medical School, Dayton, Ohio, Department of Otolaryngology, 1993 – 96.
Program Director, USAF ENT/Physician Assistant Residency Program, 1993 – 1996.
Adjunct Faculty, City Colleges of Chicago, European Branch, Emergency Medical Technician Program 1992 – 93.

Professional Training:
Physician Assistant Program, USAF, (University of Nebraska) 1974-76, Honor Graduate.
Residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery for Physician Assistants, USAF, David Grant Medical Center, Travis AFB, California (in affiliation with UC Davis), 1983-1984.
Allergy Clinical Provider Training, USAF, Malcolm Grow Hospital, Andrews AFB, DC, 1985.
Total Quality Leadership (TQM) Seminar, 20th Med Gp, RAF Upper Heyford, June 1991.
Air Force TQM Facilitator Course, 20th FW, RAF Upper Heyford, April 1993.
Quality 101, Medical Applications of TQM, WPAFB Medical Center, August 1993.
Quality 102, “Profound Knowledge and TQM”, WPAFB Medical Center, September 1993.
Global Medicine Course, Brooks AFB, TX, February 1994.
Hyperbarics Medicine Course for Providers, Brooks AFB, TX, March 1994.
Malcolm-Baldrige Quality Criteria Course (Unit Self-Assessment), June 1995. WPAFB.
Benchmarking Course (Quality Institute), August 1995, WPAFB.

ENT Consultant, performed Hospital Rounds, first assistant in head and neck surgery, Charlotte Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Office, Charlotte, NC May 2005 – July 2007.
Ear, Nose, and Throat Clinic, Springfield, OH. Outpatient care in ENT. Physician Assistant, 2000 – 2005.
Miami Valley Hospital, Emergency Department Physician Assistant, Miami Valley Associates, Inc., April 1996-2003.
Freelance Clinical Editor: Infections in Medicine, Complications in Surgery, Medscape Mental Health, Physician Assistant Journal, and Medical Cost Management. January 1996 to 2001.
Senior Physician Assistant, 74th Medical Group, USAF Medical Center, 4881 Sugar Maple Dr., Wright-Patterson AFB (WPAFB), OH 45433, July 93-Feb 96:
Team Chief, Unit Self-Inspection Committee
Member: Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Credentials Committee, and Surgery Matrix Committee
Officer-In-Charge (OIC), Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Services, WPAFB, 1993-1996.
PA Consultant to the Air Force Material Command (AFMC) Surgeon General, 1994-1996.
Otolaryngology Physician Assistant, WPAFB, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Service, 1993-1996.
Program Director, United States Air Force ENT/Physician Assistant Residency Program, 1993-1996.
Hyperbarics Medicine Provider, Medical Attendant, Multiplace, WPAFB, 1993-1996.
Instructor, Total Quality Management Course, WPAFB, 1995-1996.
Chief, Family Practice Clinic, 20th Med Group, RAF Upper Heyford, England, 1991-1993.
Instructor, Patient Sensitivity/Communications Training, 20th Med Group, 1990-1993.
Staff Physician Assistant/Family Practice , 20th Med Group, 1991-1993.
Instructor, Total Quality Management Program, 20th Med Group, 1991-1993.
Medical Management/Total Quality Consultant, Oxfordshire Health Authority, England, 1991-1993.
Clinical Member, Hospital Quality Council, 20th Med Group, 1993.
Assistant Director/OIC, Allergy and Immunizations, 20th Med Group, 1990-1993.
Instructor, Patient Care Advocate/TEAM Training, 20th Med Group, 1990-1993.
Deployment to “Operation Provide Comfort”, Silopi, Turkey/Iraq border, March-July 1992.
Director, Wing Health Promotions, 1st TFW Hospital, Langley AFB, VA, 1986-1989.
Director, Allergy & Immunizations, 1st TFW Hospital, 1985-1989.
Ancillary Emergency Room/Fast track Clinician, 1st TFW Hospital, 1985-1989.
Officer-in-Charge, Otolaryngology Clinic, 1st TFW Hospital, 1984-1989.
Staff PA, Primary Care Clinic/Emergency Room, USAF Hospital, RAF Lakenheath, 1979-1983.
Staff PA, Primary Care and Acute Care Clinics, Kadena USAF Clinic, Okinawa, Japan, 1976-1979.

Distinguished Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants (DFAAPA)
National Certification: (NCCPA) Certificate
North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants, Fellow
Society of Physician Assistants in Otolaryngology, Fellow
American Academy on Communication in Healthcare (AACH), Member
Society for Spirituality, Theology & Health (SSTH), Duke University, Member

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