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6011 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas TX 75390
UT Southwestern School of Health Professions
Department of Physician Assistant Studies
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75390-9090
Rita Billups, Departmental Administrator
Rita manages and directs administrative business functions within the department and is responsible for financial accounting, personnel documentation, and coordination of the day-to-day operations of the office. She also serves on the Administrative Council committee for the School of Health Professions.
Lynn Giarratano, Program Coordinator
Lynn is responsible for oversight and management of ARC-PA standards B3 and C3 for the clinical side of the program. Lynn assists with data collection and analysis of supervised clinical practices experiences and also assists with evaluation and quality control activities on the clinical side of the program.
Isela Perez, Sr. Education Coordinator
Isela manages the student recruitment and application process. She also assists with the pre-clinical curriculum and class registration for Summer l.
Ayanna Watson, Education Assistant
Ayanna manages the didactic curriculum to include semester scheduling, course evaluations (administering and compiling results), exam posting/proctoring and preparation of materials for Group Leaders. She also coordinates the Class Officer elections.
Tom Knight, Clinical Site Coordinator
Tom recruits and retains supervised clinical practice experiences throughout the DFW area and the State of Texas. His prior experiences are with the Area Health Education initiatives throughout North Texas and provide a firm foundation upon which the program continues to expand its clinical opportunities for its students.
Beverly Curtis, Senior Administrative Assistant
Beverly is the front office and telephone receptionist. Beverly supports the faculty, staff and students; providing information about the program and application process.
Anthony Ballard, Education Assistant
Anthony assists in the development of clinical preceptorship sites, related affiliation agreements, and assignments of students to their clinical sites. He also manages the preparation of examination documents, scoring, and related database maintenance.