HPU’s Physician Assistant Studies Program Receives 100% Pass Rate

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 8, 2021 – High Point University’s Department of Physician Assistant Studies Class of 2020 received a top score on the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE). The Program First-Time Taker Pass Rate for the Class of 2020 was 100%, which is five points higher than the national average for First-Time Takers, […]

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HPU Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant Studies Faculty Partner to Provide Students with Clinical Experience

Cone Health medical clinicians provided assistance by acting as “live patients” for the students. HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 17, 2020 – High Point University faculty in the Departments of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant Studies invited Cone Health medical clinicians to campus this week to offer real-world simulations to students. The global pandemic has placed […]

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HPU Celebrates National Physician Assistant Week

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 13, 2020 – Students in High Point University’s Department of Physician Assistant Studies Program celebrated National PA Week by thanking area professionals. Each year from Oct. 6-12, HPU graduate students take part in National PA Week with various activities. Emily Barr, an HPU physician assistant student, helped organize this year’s week […]

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HPU Graduates Fourth Physician Assistant Class

HPU’s Department of Physician Assistant Studies welcomed students into the profession during its graduation ceremony. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 28, 2020 – Today, High Point University graduated its fourth physician assistant class and welcomed them into the professional field. The ceremony, usually held in HPU’s Hayworth Fine Arts Center, was held in Congdon Hall’s Callicutt […]

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HPU Students Partner with Guilford County EMS for Experiential Learning

High Point University athletic training graduate students recently received hands-on learning to treat athletes who go into cardiac arrest. HPU students used a high fidelity mannequin from the Department of Physician Assistant Studies. HIGH POINT, N.C., July 1, 2020 –High Point University athletic training graduate students recently received hands-on learning to treat athletes who go […]

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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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