Carrie Smith Nold, MPA, PA-C | PCOM Georgia Faculty
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Coordinator of Didactic Studies
Associate Professor

Carrie Nold has been with the Department of Physician Assistant Studies since 2015 and she currently serves as an Associate Professor and the Coordinator of Didactic Studies. She graduated from The Medical College of Georgia's Master of Physician Assistant Program.

She worked clinically at The Medical University of South Carolina in the Neuroscience Department caring for patients with neuromuscular diseases such as myasthenia gravis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and muscular dystrophy, while also managing intrathecal baclofen pumps. She later completed an academic teaching fellowship with the physician assistant program at the Medical University of South Carolina. She has also worked clinically in psychiatric medicine.

Nold is a nationally board certified physician assistant, and holds a license to practice as a physician assistant in both Georgia and South Carolina as well as current BLS, PALS and ACLS licensure. She has several publications and serves as a conference and journal peer reviewer for the American Academy of Physician Assistants.


Physician Assistant Academic Fellowship
The Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC

Master of Physician Assistant Program
Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, GA

Bachelor of Science, Secondary Science Education
Summa Cum Laude and General Honors
Clemson University
Clemson, SC


  • 2020 Faculty of the Year Award, Georgia Association of Physician Assistants

  • Eugene Stead/John Palmer Award of Professionalism, Medical College of Georgia

  • Teaching and Service Award, Physician Assistant Department, Medical College of Georgia

  • Raymond C. Bard Scholarship Award, Medical College of Georgia

  • Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholarship, Medical College of Georgia

  • Faculty Scholarship Award, Clemson University

  • Presidential Scholarship, Clemson University

  • Philip Prince Scholarship, Clemson University


  • Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA)
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
  • Georgia Association of Physician Assistants (GAPA)