Carl Fasser, professor in the School of Allied Health Sciences, the Department of Family and Community Medicine and the Center for Medical Ethics and Public Policy, announced that he will step down as director of the Physician Assistant Program at Baylor College of Medicine as of July 1, 2018.
The School of Allied Health Sciences held its 2017 Commencement Ceremony in early December, awarding 16 Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees, 20 Master of Science in Orthotics and Prosthetics degrees and 40 Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies degrees.
Communication between a healthcare provider and a patient is essential for both parties, but sometimes there may be a language barrier. Baylor College of Medicine’s School of Allied Health Sciences has been addressing this issue with much success through the Physician Assistant Spanish Elective Course.
Orthotics and prosthetics student Sarah Bradley has been running since high school when she joined the cross country team. She later discovered a passion for marathons and has participated in the pinnacle of long-distance events, the Boston Marathon, three times, including in April 2017.
As the new assistant dean of evaluation and research in the School of Allied Health Sciences at Baylor, Dr. Aimee Gardner will apply principles and experiences she’s gained through her training in industrial and organizational psychology and apply it to the School’s three programs (physician assistant, nurse anesthesia and orthotics and prosthetics).