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David Beck is an assistant professor and academic coordinator in the Physician Assistant Studies program.

Scholarly Interests:

  • Application and evaluation of transformative learning in educating health professionals
  • Guest reviewer and ongoing contributor to the Journal or Orthopedics for Physician Assistants

Awards and Honors:

  • Inducted to Pi Alpha, the National Honor Society for Physician Assistants
  • Innovation in Education Award, University of Pittsburgh, Office of the Provost, Advisory Council on Instructional Excellence

Courses Taught:

  • PAS 2104 Genetic and Molecular Mechanisms of Health and Disease
  • PAS 2205 Pathophysiology
  • PAS 2201 and 2301 History Taking and Physical Examination I and II
  • PT 2040 and 2045 Survey of Human Disease I and II


Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology


Doctor of Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant Studies