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Image of OHC00102.02 - Mini Oral Histories - Amelia Duran-Stanton

OHC00102.02 - Mini Oral Histories - Amelia Duran-Stanton

A mini oral history taken during the 2017 AAPA conference held in Las Vegas, NV. LTC Amelia Duran-Stanton, SP, PA-C, PhD, DSc, MPAS, DFAAPA, is an Interservice Physician Assistant Program (IPAP) graduate that is currently on active duty in the US Army. She shares how she became a PA, what drove her to become interested in the profession and her specialty, and her current work. Disclaimer: Speaker’s views do not reflect the official policy of the Department of the Army, Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.

Image of OHC00102.04 - Mini Oral Histories - James Cannon

OHC00102.04 - Mini Oral Histories - James Cannon

A mini oral history taken during the 2017 AAPA conference held in Las Vegas, NV. James Cannon, MBA, MS, DHA, PA-C, DFAAPA, is an instructor at Lynchburg College's PA program. He is also a retired US Coast Officer. He shares with us how he became a PA and the most satisfying aspects of his PA career.

Image of OHC00102.07 - Mini Oral Histories - Pauline Gross

OHC00102.07 - Mini Oral Histories - Pauline Gross

A mini oral history taken during the 2017 AAPA conference held in Las Vegas, NV. COL Pauline Gross, SP, MPH, PA-C, is the second woman PA to receive Colonel rank in the Army. She has been in the Army for 40 years and 32 of those years as a PA. She shares how she became a PA, the mentors she has had throughout her career, how she joined as a teacher in the Army's PA program, and what inspires her in her work. Disclaimer: Speaker’s views do not reflect the official policy of the Department of the Army, Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.

Image of OHC00102.11 - Mini Oral Histories - Lorenzo Tarpley Jr.

OHC00102.11 - Mini Oral Histories - Lorenzo Tarpley Jr.

A mini oral history taken during the 2017 AAPA conference held in Las Vegas, NV. Lorenzo Tarpley, Jr., PA-C, MPAS, shares how he started his medical career as a Navy Corpsman before becoming a PA. He talks about his early years as a PA, his most unusual patient, and his most memorable moment as a PA.

Image of OHC00102.12 - Mini Oral Histories - Murl Dotson

OHC00102.12 - Mini Oral Histories - Murl Dotson

A mini oral history taken during the 2017 AAPA conference held in Las Vegas, NV. Murl Dotson, PA-C, was one of the few PAs that could practice in Mississippi prior to 2000. He talks about how he was part of the effort to have Mississippi pass state legislature to allow PAs to practice.

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Military Physician Assistants: Their Background and Education

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Major John F. Detro wrote an article detailing the ties that the physician assistant profession has with the military. He traces the history of the profession within the military. https://sapa.wildapricot.org/resources/webpages/documents/Army_PA_History_John_Detro.pdf

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David Gwinn, PA, military

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David Gwinn, PA, military

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David Gwinn, PA, military

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Frank (?) Ledford Jr. standing at podium, Washington, D.C., Conference, 1982. If Frank Ledford Jr, he was an Army orthopedic surgeon who supported PA education and placement in the US Army.

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Mr. Clarkson (unknown first name), standing at mic, Washington, D.C., Conference, 1982

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Lawrence Russell, St. Louis Conference, 1983.

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Presenting Colors ceremony, Denver Conference, 1984.

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Presenting the Colors ceremony, band playing. Denver Conference, 1984.

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Kenneth Harbert (center) with Rick Hillegis presenting a Veteran's Organization award to Congressman Jim McDermott. San Antonio Conference, 1985.

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Interservice PA Day, Andrews Airforce Base, 1996. Stephen Crane pictured (not in uniform). Photo from Retrospective Project, 1974-1996.

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Jimmie Keller receiving a copy of the approval to commission Army PA's by Lt. General Ledford, undated. Photo from Retrospective Project, 1974-1996.

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David Satcher, M.D., 16th Surgeon General of the United States, former CDC Director. Pictured here at a reception in his honor with unidentified others. 1999.