Jared Pennington

Chair, Physician Assistant Program
Ph.D., Kent State University

Jared R. Pennington

Jared PenningtonChair, Physician Assistant Program

Ph.D., Kent State University
Drexel University
B.S., Drexel University



Jared Pennington Ph.D., PA-C, is the founding director and chair of the physician assistant department. He is a graduate of the Hahnemann physician assistant program at Drexel University and has extensive experience as a practicing physician assistant in abdominal organ transplantation, emergency medicine, and pediatric neurosurgery. Dr. Pennington has taught as an adjunct instructor at Drexel University and The University of Akron prior to coming to BW. He received his doctoral degree from Kent State University under a specialization in health policy and management with research interests in outcomes associated with the Patient-Centered Medical Home model and Accountable Care Organizations, strategic management of healthcare institutions, child Medicaid policy, and general health economics. He maintains his membership status with the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA), the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and the American College of Healthcare Executives.

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