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Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies

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Welcome PAS Class of 2023!

It is our pleasure to welcome you to the Morehouse School of Medicine. Congratulations on your acceptance into the MSM Physician Assistant Studies program! Whether you are coming to us from throughout Georgia or across the country, you are joining an interprofessional community of service-oriented scholars aspiring to change lives through education, research, service, and patient care.

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  • Meet the class

    2021 Incoming Class

    Student Name | Home State | Undergrad Institution | Grad Year

    • Arlisia Ables | FL | University of Miami | 2015
    • Khayrassa Abraham | GA | Savannah State University | 2016
    • Parion Alexander | AL | Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University | 2021
    • Leah Arms | GA | Georgia State University | 2017
    • Olinese Augustin | FL |Florida Atlantic University | 2017
    • Akeem Borom | CO | University of Alabama – Tuscaloosa | 2013
    • Janae' Bryant | GA | Georgia State University | 2019
    • Priscylla Carvalho | FL | University of Central Florida | 2018
    • Vanessa Castro | GA | University of Georgia | 2019
    • Mckenzie Clark | AL | Jacksonville State University | 2018
    • Shamaye Dixon | OH |Tuskegee University | 2016
    • Jennifer Farman | FL | Florida State University | 2019
    • Alexis Gamble | GA | Ursuline College | 2020
    • Raynesha Grant | AL| Spelman College | 2012
    • Ashley Green | NY | CUNY – College of Staten Island | 2019
    • Davianna Griffin | GA | Clark Atlanta University | 2018
    • Jada Hyland | GA | University of Georgia | 2019
    • Jessica Joyner | CA | University of San Francisco | 2017
    • Kia Kenebrew | TX | Spelman College | 2016
    • Emily Liang | MD | University of Maryland – College Park | 2015
    • Jessica Lyster | AL | Mississippi State University | 2018
    • Rachel Magistre Thomas | FL | Southern Adventist University | 2002
    • Amiah Mccray | AL | Clark Atlanta University | 2016
    • Timoya McKay | GA | Spelman College | 2017
    • Christine Miller | AZ | Whittier College | 2018
    • Nnamdi Ofodile | FL | Jacksonville University | 2015
    • Daniya Pate | NC | Fayetteville State University | 2019
    • Courtney Philpot | GA | Armstrong Atlantic State University | 2011
    • Masia Ravare | TX | Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge | 2015
    • Brea Reese | AL | Miles College | 2018
    • Cassandra Riley | PA | Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania | 2020
    • Kayla Sams | IN | Clark Atlanta University | 2018
    • Deja Shelton | IL | Ball State University | 2018
    • Destinyee Sims | GA | Bethune-Cookman University | 2019
    • Shavanna Tappin | GA | Georgia State University | 2017
    • Meagan Titus | NC | East Carolina University | 2017
    • Shameka White | GA | Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College | 2018
    • Ashley Williams | NC | University of North Carolina – Charlotte | 2017
    • Clayton Williams | SC | University of South Carolina – Columbia | 2017
    • Sara Worku | WA | University of Portland | 2021

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About the Physician Assistant (PA) Program

Information about the PA profession, and the MSM PA program's mission, objectives and accreditation

Information for Prospective Students

Information about admissions, tuition and financial aid, matriculation requirements and the Atlanta area.

Curriculum

Information about the PA program's classes and curriculum.

Student Learning Outcomes

Information about the Student Learning Outcomes.

Faculty and Staff Directory

Listing of all PA program faculty and staff.

Professional Resources

Listing of Physician Assistant program professional resources.

Contact Us

720 Westview Dr. SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
(404) 756-1254
pas@msm.edu