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Physician Assistant - Faculty & Program Contacts

Graduate Admission Office

(440) 826-8012, (877) 292-7759, paprogram@bw.edu

Winnie Gerhardt | Director of Transfer, Adult and Graduate Admission
(440) 826-8002, wgerhard@bw.edu

Amiyra Alveranga | Admission Counselor
(440) 826-8005, aalveran@bw.edu

Physician Assistant Program

Contact

(440) 826-2221, ccross@bw.edu

Full-Time Faculty

Jared R. Pennington
Chair, Physician Assistant Program
Professor
Ph.D., Kent State University

Laura Blesse Hampton
Assistant Professor
M.S., Physician Assistant Sciences, Gannon University

Mark Gersten
Medical Director
Professor
M.D., Indiana University School of Medicine

Chandra Lynch
Director, Didactic Education
Associate Professor
M.S.H.S., Cleveland State University

Bonnie J. Ritson
Director, Clinical Education
Assistant Professor
MPAS, The University of Nebraska

Joseph P. Yavornitzky
Director, Primary Healthcare Advancement Program
Associate Professor
D.D.S., Case Western Reserve

Adjunct Faculty

Martin G. Hellman
Lecturer
M.D., University of Pittsburgh

Ahmad Kilani, M.D.
Lecturer
M.D., Damascas University

Elizabeth Nagel, M.D.
Lecturer
M.D., Indiana University School of Medicine

Donald Zabriskie
Lecturer
BPharm, The Ohio State University

Support Staff

Michele Siverd
Program Support Specialist

Cathy Cross
Administrative Secretary