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.

About PCOM Georgia

Established in 2005, PCOM Georgia is a private, not-for-profit, accredited institute of higher education dedicated to the healthcare professions. The Suwanee, Georgia, campus is affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine which has a storied history as a premier osteopathic medical school. PCOM Georgia offers the doctor of osteopathic medicine degree, the doctor of pharmacy degree, the doctor of physical therapy degree, as well as graduate degrees in biomedical sciences and physician assistant studies. Emphasizing "a whole person approach to care," PCOM Georgia focuses on educational excellence, interprofessional education and service to the wider community. The campus 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 pcom.edu or call 678-225-7500.

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Barbara Myers
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Email: BarbaraMy@pcom.edu
Office: 678-225-7532 | Cell: 770-309-0613

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