Professor Presents at Physician Assistant Conference


High Point University professor Linda SekhonHIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 26, 2012 – Dr. Linda Sekhon, associate professor and chair of the department of physician assistant studies at High Point University, presented at the 37th Annual Fall Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants (PSPA) Continuing Medical Education (CME) Conference in Valley Forge, Pa. on Oct. 17.

Sekhon’s presentation, entitled “The Ins and Outs of Lupus Nephritis,” offered an overview of the newly updated American College of Rheumatology (ACR) guidelines for screening and management of Lupus Nephritis in adults.

Sekhon was invited to present by the PSPA Conference Planning Committee. The invitation was based on favorable response to her past presentations and due to her clinical practice interest in Rheumatology. Sekhon has been practicing in the subspecialty of rheumatology for more than 10 years.

“As a past president for the society, it was an honor to represent the High Point University Physician Assistant Studies program at this conference,” says Sekhon.

The (PSPA) is a constituent chapter of the American Academy of Physician Assistant representing physician assistants within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The goals and objectives of the society are to enhance quality medical care to the people of Pennsylvania through a process of continuing medical education, both to the membership and to the public; to provide loyal and honest service to the public and to the medical profession; to promote professionalism among its membership; and to promote understanding of the PA profession.

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