On Oct. 27th, Pathologists’ Assistant Program Director Michelle Johnson, MHS, PA, (ASCAP) CM, presented at an Exploring Cancer webinar series titled “Careers in Cancer,” along with Senior Community Health Educator Veronica Carlisle, MPH, CHES; Physician Assistant Jessica Veale, MHS, PA-C; and Patient Navigator Manager Valarie Worthy, RN, MSN.
Pathologists’ Assistant student Salem Sullivan has been awarded an American Association of Pathologists’ Assistants (AAPA) Travel Grant to attend the AAPA 48th Annual Fall Conference in Baltimore from Sept. 24th-28th.
On Aug. 2nd, Duke Pathology welcomed eight new Pathologists’ Assistants with a White Coat Ceremony held in the Duke South Amphitheater. Pathologists’ Assistants Program Director Michelle Johnson, MHS, PA (ASCP)CM, Pathology Professor Rex Bentley, MD, and Emily Wagner, M.H.S., PA(ASCP)CM, spoke at the event.
On July 13th, 2023, Duke Pathology hosted a Pathologists’ Assistant Program graduation dinner.
On July 13, 2023, Steven “Steve” Conlon received the 2023 Pamela Vollmer Teaching Award at the Pathologists' Assistant graduation dinner. Each year, the graduating Pathologists’ Assistant class awards the individual whose knowledge, teaching and professionalism has had the most positive impact on their training. Steve is our senior medical photographer and course coordinator for the PA program photography class, and has been with our department for 40 years.