Laura Blesse Hampton

Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant
M.S., Gannon University

Laura Blesse-Hampton

Laura Blesse HamptonAssistant Professor

M.S., Physician Assistant Sciences, Gannon University
B.S., Health Sciences, Gannon University

Laura Blesse-Hampton's medical background includes hematology/oncology, gastroenterology and surgery. She is currently clinically active with the Cleveland Clinic in their pre-anesthesia clinic.

Blesse-Hampton has been published by the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (JAAPA) and has acted as a peer reviewer for the journal since 2010. She has served as a subject matter expert and exam review participant for the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) since 2015. She also serves as the faculty advisor for the Baldwin Wallace University Physician Assistant Student Society (BWUPASS).

Her special interests include the prevention and awareness of opioid addiction and the use of ultrasound to improve patient outcomes. She is a member of the Cuyahoga County Opiate Task Force and serves on their education subcommittee. She is a member of the Society for Point of Care Ultrasound, serves on their education advancement committee and is their director of professional outreach. In 2018, she began working with Practical POCUS, an organization that travels around the country to teach medical professionals how to maximize their use of bedside ultrasound.

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Physician Assistants
Ohio Association of Physician Assistants