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Julia Senestaro Practices PA Skills
Julia Senestraro '21 PA '25 wants to ensure that language barriers break down in her work as a physician assistant. Pacific's involvement in the AHEC Scholars program is helping her prepare to meet that goal.
CHP Student Volunteers at the Youth Games
A group of 40+ students from Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physician Associates Studies and Audiology came together to provide medical coverage for the 2023 Youth Games which was held at the Nike campus in Beaverton. During this event the team provided care for over 500 Special Olympic athletes. 
The Pacific Doctor of Science (DHSc/DMSc) program is accepting applications for its January 2024 cohort. The program is fully online and offers two innovative clinical doctoral degree programs — the Doctor of Healthcare Science (DHSc) and the Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc). 
Graduates sit under the oaks on the Forest Grove Campus during August Commencement 2023.
Students earned bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in audiology, dental hygiene, psychology, health sciences, occupational therapy, physician assistant studies, and education and leadership.
OHWI is proud to welcome the 51 Pacific University Physician Assistant Studies, Pharmacy, and Occupational Therapy students joining the sixth cohort of the Oregon AHEC Scholars Program. 
Are you a health professional or a certified physician assistant who's looking to advance your career? The Pacific Doctor of Science (DHSc/DMSc) program is currently accepting applications for the January 2024 cohort and employees are eligible to apply for a tuition assistance grant to help defray costs.
Saje Davis-Risen
Davis-Risen, an alumna of Pacific’s PA program, has been with the school since 2011 and served as director since 2022. 
A space to be in community with one another and Student Counseling Center staff for discussion and support.
Andrew Campbell PA '21 hired as a physician assistant in Montana. 

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