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Awards and Recognition

Professor Receives National Physician Assistant Award

The American Academy of Physician Assistants congratulated Dr. Linda Sekhon, Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies at High Point University, on being named third place recipient of the 2012 Paragon Publishing Award.

Every year, the AAPA recognizes five of the nation’s top physician assistants with the Academy’s highest honor.

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HPU Welcomes Sekhon as Founding Chair

Dr. Linda Sekhon has joined the School of Health Sciences at High Point University as the Chair of the new Department of Physician Assistant Studies.

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Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants (PSPA) Conference Presentation

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.

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Lifetime Achievement Award

The Michael J. Habeck Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to an individual who has provided sustained, exceptional service and leadership to the PSPA and has contributed to the advancement of the PA profession as an advocate in the public and private arenas.  Today we honor Linda Sekhon, physician assistant, who is truly deserving of this award.

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NCAPA Appointment

Dr. Linda Sekhon, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies at High Point University, was appointed to the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants (NCAPA) Governmental Affairs Committee.

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Come Visit Us!

For information, please call Carene Kelsey, Norcross Graduate School Health Professions Recruiter, at (336) 841-9527.

Department of Physician Assistant Studies 833 Montlieu Ave
High Point, NC 27262

(336) 841-9504 (V)
(336) 888-5034 (F)

To find our building, point your GPS to:
1030 Mall Loop Rd, High Point

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ARC-PA Accreditation

The High Point University Physician Assistant Studies Program has applied for provisional accreditation from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). Pending provisional accreditation in September 2014, HPU anticipates commencing the PA program in June 2015. Provisional accreditation is an accreditation status for a new PA program that has not yet enrolled students, but at the time of its comprehensive accreditation review, has demonstrated its preparedness to initiate a program in accordance with the accreditation Standards.
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