FACULTY & STAFF

Physician Assistant Program

GRETCHEN M. PARUCH, MHS, PA-C, DFAAPA
Chair and Founding Program Director

RONNIE PRIDEMORE, M.D.
Medical Director

BLAIR WHITAKER, MPAS, PA-C
Director of Didactic Education

STEVEN GASKINS, MPAS, PA-C
Director of Clinical Education

KRISTA A. RIGGS, Ph.D.
Director of Assessment & Basic Sciences Curriculum

ERIN E. RILEY, MSPAS, PA-C
Academic Coordinator

MELISSA EDDS, MS, PA-C
Clinical Coordinator

SHERRY GRACE, MSPAS, PA-C
Clinical Coordinator

AMY MASSEY, Ph.D.
Basic Sciences Coordinator

MARY CALHOUN, BSBA
Admissions Services Coordinator

BRENDA JAMES, MSCM
Academic Administrative Assistant

LORI CLARK, MSM, MSCM
Clinical Support Specialist