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Elyse Watkins

Elyse Watkins

Elyse Watkins, DHSc, PA-C

Dr. Watkins graduated from The George Washington University Physician Assistant program in 1993. She was awarded a National Health Service Corps scholarship which took her to the Central Valley of California, where she was the primary health provider for a migrant population. She has extensive clinical experience in family medicine, urgent care, and ob/gyn. Women’s health is her passion, and she has worked in ob/gyn for most of her career. Dr. Watkins has served on medical missions to Guatemala and Tanzania and is looking forward to her next international opportunity. She has served as a clinical preceptor for several physician assistant programs during her years as a clinician, and brings to the HPU PA program several years of prior PA education experience which includes teaching, advising, developing clinical sites, and assisting with the creation of a new PA program. Dr. Watkins earned her doctorate (DHSc) in Health Science with a concentration in Global Health at Nova Southeastern University, and volunteers at World Relief High Point.

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ARC-PA Accreditation

The ARC-PA has granted Accreditation-Provisional status to the High Point University Physician Assistant Program sponsored by High Point University.

Accreditation-Provisional is an accreditation status granted when the plans and resource allocation, if fully implemented as planned, of a proposed program that has not yet enrolled students appear to demonstrate the program’s ability to meet the ARC-PA Standards or when a program holding Accreditation-Provisional status appears to demonstrate continued progress in complying with the Standards as it prepares for the graduation of the first class (cohort) of students.

Accreditation-Provisional does not ensure any subsequent accreditation status. It is limited to no more than five years from matriculation of the first class.