Position: Program Director of Physician Assistant Program, Marywood University
"I was surprised, yet thrilled, to receive the call from the awards chairperson notifying me of the award,” said Dr. Swanchak, who was presented with the award at an Education Forum in Seattle. “It is a great honor to be recognized by your peers for doing something you enjoy, while also contributing to the profession and PA education."
Dr. Swanchak recently received national recognition for her work and writing in the field of physician assistant education. She was awarded the Physician Assistant Education Association's (PAEA) Article of the Year Award for her well-research study of "The Effect of Geriatric Exposure upon Career Development and Subspecialty Selection among Physician Assistant Students" published in the Journal of Physician Assistant Education (JPAE).
Awards and Acknowledgements
Edward P. Syron, Ph.D. has been profiled by the Greater Ohio Healthcare Leaders' Forum.
Christopher W. O'Brien, MS, ATC was selected as the recipient of the Eastern Athletic Trainers' Association (EATA) 2007 Francis J .George Scholarship Award. This award is given to the most outstanding doctoral student who is a member of the EATA.
Patricia Miller, Ph.D. was named the Margaretta Belin Chamberlin Chair Award for Distinguished Faculty Service at Keystone College
Brian Mauro was the recipient of the Grady Roberts Graduate Student Writing Award for an abbreviated version of the paper, Can Social Norming Theory Be Applied to Change Student Behavior?, derived from his Qualifying Paper.
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For more information, contact the Ph.D. Program Director's Office at (570) 348-6279.