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History is the Essence of Innumerable Biographies

The following biographies highlight the men and women who over time have contributed to the establishment, growth and development of the physician assistant profession. These are individuals whose contributions have helped shape the way physician assistants are educated, utilized, organized, evaluated, promoted and integrated into the American Health Care System and throughout the world.

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Biography Highlights

Joyce Nichols

Pauline Gross

Freddi Segal-Gidan

Trisha Michelle Harris

Kate Carter Stephens

Stephanie Bowlin

Biography Collection

Who Can Apply?

To appear in this biographical section, a nominee must have made a contribution to the physician assistant profession judged to be significant in a way that is unique, pioneering or exemplary. The nature of those contributions may include, but need not be limited to, the following:

Please submit the following documentation to the PAHx for consideration: a CV or resume, or a completed Biographical Sketch Form. Please Contact us us should you have an individual who you believe should be recognized by the Society.