GA-PCOM Welcomes Assistant Professor for Physician Assistant Studies Program

September 4, 2015

Georgia Campus – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (GA-PCOM) welcomes Carrie Smith, MPA, PA-C, as an Assistant Professor and full-time faculty member in the college’s Physician Assistant Studies program.

Before coming to GA-PCOM, Smith completed a one-year Academic Fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, South Carolina with the College’s Physician Assistant Program where she led a clinical problem solving group and gave clinical medicine lectures. Prior to her fellowship, Smith worked at MUSC as a Physician Assistant in the Neuroscience Department where she served in an outpatient care setting dealing with neuromuscular diseases. She also worked with the Physician Assistant Program developing standardized patient cases and initiating the use of simulation technology.

Smith earned a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Georgia Regents University in Augusta, Georgia. In addition, she received a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Science Education from Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina.

Smith is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Physician Assistant Education Association. She is nationally board certified, and holds a license to practice as a Physician Assistant in South Carolina. In addition, she is a member of the Georgia Association of Physician Assistants. Smith has authored several publications and has served as a peer reviewer for the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.



Georgia Campus – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (GA-PCOM) is a private, not-for-profit branch campus of the fully accredited Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, a multi-program institution of educational excellence founded in 1899. GA-PCOM offers the doctor of osteopathic medicine degree, the doctor of pharmacy degree, as well as graduate degrees in biomedical sciences and physician assistant studies. The campus, located in Suwanee, Georgia, is also home to the Georgia Osteopathic Care Center, an osteopathic manipulative medicine clinic, which is open to the public by appointment. For more information, visit or call 678-225-7500.


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