Faculty and Staff

The faculty of the Duquesne University Physician Assistant Studies Program possess clinical expertise in a variety of specialties and subspecialties including:

  • internal medicine and family practice
  • women's health
  • surgery
  • orthopedics
  • urgent care
  • infectious disease
  • oncology, hematology
  • physical medicine and rehabilitation
  • transplant medicine
  • pediatrics

With many years of experience educating PA students and other health care professionals, the faculty serves as mentors and resources for students throughout their college careers. They work closely with students to ensure they professional skills develop to the highest level.

Full-time Faculty

Bridget C. Calhoun, DrPH, PA-C

Kristin D'Acunto, MPA, PA-C, Department Chair

Christy Dom, MPAS, PA-C

Courtney Hartman, MHPE, MPAS, PA-C, Director of Clinical Education

Ashley Iams, MPA, PA-C

Timothy L. Jackson R.Ph., M.D., F.A.C.P., Medical Director

Kristyn Lowery, MPA, PA-C

Jan McCaleb, MPA

Allison Morgan, MPA, PA-C 

Afokoghene Z. Okpozo, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.

Full-time Staff

Theresa Critchfield, Administrative Assistant II

Donna Gobble, Administrative Assistant

Part-time Faculty

Jenifer Blasinsky, Pharm.D.

Charles Karnack, Pharm.D.

The program is grateful for the support of the numerous adjunct faculty members who support the program through guest lectures, clinical laboratory assistance, student evaluation, and clinical precepting.