Physician Assistant Studies

Visiting Professors

Anita Glicken Anita Glicken


Ms. Glicken is the President of the NCCPA Health Foundation. Ms. Glicken has 30 years of experience in medical education; she has authored over 50 publications and served as principle investigator on grants totaling over $7 million dollars. Ms. Glicken has been a leader in several state, national and international initiatives, including President of the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) and Project Leader of the PAEA HRSA funded contract on Faculty Development Education and Practice. She was Chair of the PAEA Faculty Development Institute and the Workgroup on Data and Research and recently invited to serve on the American Academy of Physician Assistants research steering committee.

She is currently Project Director of an American International Health Alliance Contract to build health workforce capacity in South Africa through creation, deployment and evaluation of Clinical Associates, a new mid-level medical profession. Ms. Glicken is also Project Leader of a National Interprofessional Initiative on Oral Health (NIIOH) multi-organizational contract to engage all physician assistant professional organizations in promoting oral health in primary care. She serves as a senior advisor the AMC campus Integrated Longitudinal Interprofessional Curriculum for the Health Professions (REACH) initiative.

She spoke to South College PA Students and Faculty on "Interprofessional Curriculum Development and Teaming". She also was our external evaluator for our annual curriculum meeting. Her faculty workshop on "Oral Health" assisted our faculty to include oral health topics into our didactic curriculum.