Licensed Physician Assistant and Pharmacist Joins Faculty at GA-PCOM November 9, 2015
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, a premier osteopathic medical school with a storied
history. PCOM Georgia offers doctoral degrees in osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, and
physical therapy and graduate degrees in biomedical sciences, medical laboratory science,
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. For more information, visit pcom.edu/georgia or call 678-225-7500. 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 pcomgeorgiahealth.org.
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