HPU Physician Assistant Studies Faculty Train Guilford County EMS

High Point University’s Billy Vaile (left), Center for Medical Simulation manager in HPU’s Department of Physician Assistant Studies, leads a training opportunity with Guilford County EMS using the university’s high fidelity mannequins.  HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 19, 2019 – Today, High Point University’s Department of Physician Assistant Studies faculty were training members of Guilford County […]

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HPU’s Congdon School of Health Sciences Hosts Lecture on Regenerative Medicine

High Point University’s Congdon School of Health Sciences will host its annual distinguished lecture series at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 12. Dr. Anthony Atala, professor and director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, is this year’s keynote speaker. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 29, 2019 – High Point University’s Congdon School of Health Sciences […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 22, 2019 – High Point University faculty and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. HPU Chief Director of Security and Transportation Recognized with National Award Jeff Karpovich, chief director of security and transportation, was recently recognized among Security magazine’s “2019 Most Influential People in Security.” Karpovich […]

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HPU Celebrates National PA Week

High Point University PA students packed gift bags and delivered them as a thank you to local health care professionals who serve as preceptors. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 10, 2019 – In alignment with National PA Week, recognized each year from Oct. 6-12, High Point University students in the physician assistant graduate program took time […]

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HPU Students and Faculty Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 30, 2019 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of recent research initiatives. HPU Faculty Research Findings Featured in International Publication Dr. Sadie Leder Elder, associate professor of psychology, and researchers from […]

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HPU Graduates Third Physician Assistant Class

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 22, 2019 – High Point University graduated its third physician assistant class and welcomed them into the professional field on Aug. 18. “Our patients are in desperate need of highly-educated and highly-empathetic providers to guide them,” said Dr. Linda Sekhon, chair and professor of Physician Assistant Studies. “Our graduates have the […]

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Physician Assistant Students Welcome Southwest Guilford High School Students

Nearly two dozen Southwest Guilford High School students visited HPU’s Center for Medical Simulation to experience what a career in physician assistant studies might look like. HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 5, 2018 – High Point University’s physician assistant students helped local high school students become interested in pursuing a career in the medical field. “It’s […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 13, 2017 – High Point University students, faculty and staff recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Physician Assistant Student Awarded NCAPA Scholarship Sarah Gordon, a second-year physician assistant student at High Point University, was recently awarded the North Carolina Association of Physician Assistants (NCAPA) Endowment Scholarship. This […]

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HPU Pursues More Health Care and Science Programs

Studies are underway for optometry, nursing and occupational therapy. HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 4, 2017 – After receiving thousands of applications and a high volume of strong candidates for new graduate health care programs, High Point University President Nido Qubein has assembled a team to accelerate the consideration and research phase for additional health-related programs. […]

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NC Legislators Visit HPU’s Physician Assistant Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 6, 2017 – High Point University Physician Assistant students and faculty welcomed members of the North Carolina House of Representatives to campus today for an inside look at the program’s achievements, a Q&A with PA students and a tour of the facilities. Representatives John Faircloth and Amos Quick began their visit […]

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Insider’s Look at Congdon Hall

Innovation is woven throughout High Point University’s DNA. Congdon Hall is a reflection of that. At $120 million total, these programs and this facility reflect the single largest investment in HPU’s history. Students have already begun to study in the state of the art laboratories. Graduate students preparing to become pharmacists, physician assistants and physical […]

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HPU Graduates First Physician Assistant Class

High Point University President Nido Qubein shakes the hand of Jaclyn Woods, one of HPU’s first physician assistant students, during the program’s graduation. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 12, 2017 – A group of new physician assistants are ready to care for patients in the Piedmont Triad and throughout the country after graduating today from High […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 14, 2017 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.   Education Dean Appointed to Teaching Fellows Commission Dr. Mariann Tillery, dean of the Stout School of Education at HPU, will serve on the N.C. Teaching Fellows Commission representing North Carolina […]

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