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Catalog Number AC2013-02
Collection Richard Rohrs Collection
Title Rick Rohrs Collection
Scope & Content Richard "Rick" Rohrs graduated from the PA program at Essex Community College/John Hopkins School of Health Services in 1977. He was one of the first PAs in the state of Maryland and served as a Maryland delegate to AAPA for decades. He has authored and helped to pass numerous pieces of legislation on behalf of Maryland PAs. He served on the AAPA Board of Directors and also as one of the AAPA commissioners on the NCCPA Board of Directors.

The collection contains materials that highlight aspects of Richard "Rick" Rohrs's career as a physician assistant. The collection has AAPA House of Delegates and Board of Directors materials, general correspondence, materials relevant to the spread of the physician assistant profession overseas to Canada and China, and early curriculum materials for the PA programs of John Hopkins/Essex Community College.
Admin/Biographical History Richard "Rick" Rohrs is a 1977 graduate from the PA Health Assistant Program at Essex Community College/Johns Hopkins School of Health Services. He was one of the first PAs in the state of Maryland and not only served on the Maryland Academy of Physician Assistants board as President, Vice President and Director at Large, but also helped pass numerous pieces of Maryland legislation dealing with PAs. He served as Maryland's delegate to AAPA and later served in the AAPA on their Board of Directors. He was the first chair of the committee on International Affairs and also chaired the External Affairs committee. He has also served as a consultant on the PA profession in Great Britain, Taiwan, South Africa, the Netherlands, Canada, and Nigeria.
Creator Richard Rohrs
Copyrights Copyright for official Society records is held by the Physician Assistant History Society all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Search Terms Physician Assistants
Physician Assistants-History
Physician Assistants - International
Physician Assistants - Legislation
Physician Assistants - Maryland
American Academy of Physician Assistants
Essex Community College
John Hopkins School of Health Services
Maryland Academy of Physician Assistants
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Bruce Fichandler
Richard Rohrs
Rick Rohrs
Year Range from 1975
Year Range to 2005
Containers AAPA HOD Committee Reports
AAPA HOD Committee Resolutions
AAPA BOD Meeting Book
AAPA External Relations Committee
Canadian Academy of Physician Assistants
Correspondence - General
PA Delegation to China
Invitations to Special Events
NCCPA History and Report
Physician Assistant - Editorial
Reprints and Clippings
US House of Representatives - Legislative List
Johns Hopkins/ Essex Community College PA Curriculum Materials
Membership Cards
AAPA Medallion with Mardi Gras Beads
PArtners in Medicine AAPA Coaster
Pin Collection