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Jamie Hammond joined the faculty as an assistant professor in the Physician Assistant Studies program in 2018. She has experience in curriculum development and teaching care for special needs populations. She obtained a baccalaureate degree in Biology, Pre-Med from Waynesburg University in 2004, a Master of Science in Biology in 2005 and Master of Physician Assistant Studies in 2007 from Chatham University. She teaches medical physiology, pathophysiology and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in medicine. Her clinical experience is in neurosurgery, primary care, pulmonology and she is currently practicing sleep medicine. Hammond has a background in service with PSPA and is secretary for the Pennsylvania Rural Health Association. She served in the National Health Service Corp in rural NC and PA from 2008-2013 and continues to serve as an ambassador for the program.

Awards and Honors

PA Educator of the Year, Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants

Distinguished Faculty Award, Department of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Pittsburgh

​Inducted to Pi Alpha, the National Honor Society for Physician Assistants


Department of Physician Assistant Studies


Physician Assistant Studies