DHSc, MEd, PA-C
Dr. Jacques graduated from the Touro College Physician Assistant Program and received his Masters of Education from the University of Buffalo and his Doctorate in Health Science from NOVA University. He has been a practicing physician assistant since 1977 and is currently the president of the South Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants and in the past was the president of the New York State Society of Physician Assistants. He is currently the Associate Chair for Clinical Research and Interim Division Director for the Division of Physician Assistant Studies at the Medical University of South Carolina.
Dr. Jacques was our 2010 external evaluator for our annual curriculum review and visiting professor. He spoke to our faculty and students about the importance of clinical research for Physician Assistants. Recently in 2012 he joined South College School of PA Studies faculty members Drs. Michaud and Harbert in co-authoring the "Opportunities and Barriers for Veteran Corpsmen and Medics Applying to PA Educational Programs" which appears in the Journal of Physician Assistant Education.
South College's West campus Auditorium will be the site of a town hall meeting on Thursday, April 17th, to discuss the problem of bullying.