Licensed Physician Assistant and Pharmacist Joins Faculty at GA-PCOM


November 9, 2015

Rebekah Thomas

Rebekah Thomas, PharmD, PA-C

 

Rebekah Thomas, PharmD, PA-C, has joined Georgia Campus – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (GA-PCOM) as an assistant professor in the college’s Physician Assistant (PA) Studies Program. A Loganville resident, she most recently worked as a PA with EmCare’s hospitalist division in Snellville, Georgia.

In addition to her work as a physician assistant, Thomas has extensive experience in pharmaceutical sciences. She earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, before completing a pharmacy practice residency and later an internal medicine specialty pharmacy residency with Grady Health System in Atlanta. Thomas served as co-chief pharmacy resident at Grady and worked in the pharmacotherapy and anti-coagulation clinics. In 2012, she earned a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Georgia Regents University (GRU) in Augusta. She then worked as a PA at Gwinnett Consultants in Cardiology in Lawrenceville and as an assistant professor of pharmacology at GRU.

Thomas participated in pharmaceutical research at Grady where she served on the Pharmacy and Therapeutic Committee. A published author, she has given presentations across the Southeast. Thomas is a licensed and certified PA, a licensed pharmacist and certified in advanced cardiovascular and basic life support. She is board certified in advanced diabetes management and as a pharmacotherapy specialist. A member of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, she also holds membership in the Georgia Association of Physician Assistants, the American College of Clinical Pharmacology, and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

 

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.

 

For more information, contact:

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

 

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