Mark Freeman, M.Ed., MBA, PA-CAssistant Professor
Rangos School of Health Sciences
Physician Assistant Studies
Education:MBA, Health Systems Administration, Waynesburg College
MEd, Adult Education, Penn State University
B.A. Biology, Washington and Jefferson College
A/S Certificate, Physician Assistant Studies, Community College of Allegheny County
PHYA 401-403 Clinical Medicine I, II, III Lab
PHYA 500W Introduction to the Physician Assistant Profession
PHYA 414/514 Pathophysiology
PHYA 301 Healthcare and the Law
HLTS 430/530 Principles of Research
PHYA 540 Master's Independent Research / Study
Coulson R, Rao N, Freeman M. Disseminated GC GC Infection Without Urogenital Symptoms. JAAPA. 2007; 20(9):29-31.
Mark has presented over 20 posters and 3 presentations to the Association of Physician Assistant Programs (now PAEA) on a variety of topics related to student performance. In addition, he has presented to the American Academy of Physician Assistants on Autism (2006, 2001) and Hemophilia (1991). He has also presented on Autism to the Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants (2004) as well as a variety of local organizations in the Pittsburgh area.
Mark Freeman has been a Physician Assistant since 1984, graduating from the Community College of Allegheny County PA program. He received a Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Biology from Washington and Jefferson College in 1982, as well as a Master's degree in Adult Education from Penn State University in 1991. In addition, he earned an MBA (health systems administration track) from Waynesburg College in 2002.
Mark initially worked clinically as a PA in Hemophilia care and research. He later worked in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and ultimately worked in Neuropsychiatry and Developmental Disabilities.
He has been involved in Physician Assistant education since 1997 when he when he was initially appointed Clinical Coordinator for the Duquesne University Physician Assistant Program. He later worked as Chatham College from 1998-2006, where he was an Assistant Professor, Program Director, and Chair of the Health Sciences Division. He is currently an assistant professor at Duquesne University (since 2006) and is the academic coordinator for the Physician Assistant Studies program. He previously served on the Board of Directors for the South Western Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center, Inc. with an interest in encouraging health professions students to work in rural and under-served communities.