By Laura Perdew
Judy Ortiz, MHS, MS, PA-C, has been named the first Dean of the College of Health Sciences for Marshall B. Ketchum University (MBKU) by University President Kevin L. Alexander, O.D., Ph.D. As the 110-year-old University transitions to a multi-disciplinary health education institution, the addition of a Dean of the College of Health Sciences is essential.
In her role as Dean of the College of Health Sciences, she will also serve as the Director of the School of Physician Assistant Studies (SPAS), according to University Provost Dr. Morris Berman.
The new School of Physician Assistant Studies is honored to also announce early support for the program by James H. Blake, former trustee for the institution, who has pledged $100,000 in support of an endowed scholarship fund for PA students.
With the high demand for physician assistants in California and nationwide, Marshall B. Ketchum University is proud to be the first Physician Assistant program in Orange County. Dean Ortiz will welcome the inaugural class of 28 in the fall of 2014 who will be candidates to receive their Master of Medical Science (MMS) degree with the first graduation ceremony set for November of 2016.
The new school is especially proud to announce that the ARC-PA (Accreditation …read more
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