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Dr. Colleen Patton joins PA Studies

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Colleen Patton

New Boone faculty member Colleen Patton has been taking care of patients for more than 27 years. She started in medicine as a registered nurse in rural Appalachian community hospitals and continued nursing for 14 years. PA school at the University of North Dakota came next, after which she received an MMS from Nova Southeastern University and a doctorate in curriculum studies from Georgia Southern University with a research interest in medical humanities, Appalachian culture and history. Dr. Patton entered PA education in 2006 at South University in Savannah, Georgia, and has also been an educator and director of clinical education at The George Washington University in Washington, DC, and Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia. She has practiced clinically in family medicine, hematology/oncology, and emergency medicine. She is from Boone and is happy to be returning there now that her husband has completed his military career as a pilot in the Army. 


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