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Gretchen Welby

Assistant Professor of Practice


Physician Assistant


Keith J. O'Neill Center for He 215

Courses taught:

Clinical Correlations I PA-301
Culturally Competent Medicine and Underserved Populations PA-303
Medical Procedures I PA-304
Human Gross Anatomy PA-306
Human Physiology PA-307
Introduction to the PA Profession PA-308
Evidence-Based Medicine & Epidemiology PA-309
Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis I PA-310
Gretchen attended Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science earning a Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy. She completed a Master of Health Administration degree from the University of Scranton. She finished her formal education at Temple University with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. She completed a general pharmacy residency at Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ.

Gretchen has practiced clinically at Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Community Medical Center, and Valley Hospital. She has also worked in independent retail pharmacies.

Gretchen has been teaching for over 20 years. She has taught at Rutgers University, Keystone College, Lackawanna College, The University of Scranton, and currently at Marywood University. She has also presented at continuing education conferences through Medical Educational Services, a national company.
Gretchen resides in Scranton with her husband Tim and three daughters – Casey, Kate, and Caroline.