Physician Assistant Studies

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Faculty Administrative Position

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    M. Tosi Gilford, Program Director

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    Rowell Ashford II, Associate Medical Director - Physician Assistant Program

  • Faculty Position

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    Allison Litton, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Dina DeMarco, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Erin Dorman, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Fallon Lotson, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Heather Neighbors, Assistant Professor (P)

    Mrs. Heather Neighbors joined the faculty of the Physician Assistant Studies Program in August of 2018. She is a graduate of the UAB Surgical Physician Assistant Program and completed her studies in 2008. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from Auburn University in 2004.
    Upon graduating from the PA program, Mrs. Neighbors joined a Vascular Surgeon in private practice in Birmingham, where she has practiced for the last ten years. While working in the operating room of multipl...

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    James Kilgore, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Jana Villanueva, Assistant Professor (P)

    Jana Watson Villanueva grew up in northeast Alabama and graduated from Fort Payne High School in 2005. Jana majored in human biology at Bryan College and graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree in 2009. Jana met her husband David in college where they both studied biology and played collegiate soccer. Jana earned her master's degree in PA Studies from Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, NC in May 2014. She cared for patients in primary care at Wake Forest Family and Community ...

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    M. Tosi Gilford, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Phillip Steele, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Raymond Browne, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Rowell Ashford II, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Sadri Avsar, Assistant Professor (P)

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    William Black, Assistant Professor (P)

  • Non-faculty Academic Position

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    Claire Black, Credentialed Course Instructor 2021 -

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    Ronique Evans, Credentialed Course Instructor 2022 -

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    Vicki Farley, Credentialed Course Instructor 2020 -

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