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About Laura Gerstner

Laura Gerstner practiced orthopedic surgery for seven years at Cumberland Valley Orthopedic Associates in Chambersburg, Pa., and most recently at Triangle Orthopedics in Durham, N.C. Gerstner is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is licensed by the North Carolina Medical Board as a PA. She is a member of the North Carolina Medical Society, the American Academy of Physician Assistants, and North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants. She currently serves as a facilitator for the Physician Assistant Education Association Clinical Coordinator workshop.


Present Director of Clinical Education, Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

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Professional Service and Affiliations

2017 - Present Physician Assistant Education Association representative, Macy Foundation grant project through the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine
2016 - Present Chair, Experiential Education Screening Committee, CPHS
2013 - Present Member, Student Affairs Committee, North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants
2012 - Present Member and Peer Reviewer, Peer Review Committee, CPHS
2011 - Present Member, Interprofessional Education Steering Committee, CPHS
2010 - Present Member (2015-present) and Chair, Admissions Committee, Physicians Assistant Program, CPHS
2010 - Present Chair, Clinical Self-Assessment Committee, Physician Assistant Program, CPHS
2010 - Present Member, North Carolina Medical Society
2010 - Present Member, Physician Assistant Education Association
2006 - Present Member, North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants
2003 - Present Member, American Academy of Physician Assistants
2001 - Present Member, Penn State Alumni Association Life Member
2017 Member, Student Conduct & Professionalism Task Force, CPHS
2015 - 2016 Member, Committee on Clinical Education, Physician Assistant Education Association
2012 - 2013 Member, Communications Committee, North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants
2008 - 2013 CME Coordinator, Triangle Area Physician Assistants
2012 Member, Faculty Development Committee
2010 - 2012 Member, Student Professionalism & Conduct Committee, CPHS
2008 - 2010 Member, Medical Committee, Project Access of Durham County
2006 - 2010 Member, Triangle Area Physician Assistants
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2011 MHA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ‐ Healthcare Administration
2003 M.S., George Washington University ‐ Health Sciences
2001 B.S., Pennsylvania State University ‐ Kinesiology

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