Michael Whitehead, DHSc, PA-C, DFAAPA

Dean, School of Health Professions / Founding PA Program Director


Nova Southeastern: Doctor of Health Science

University of Nebraska: Master of Physician Assistant Studies

Creighton University (affiliated with U.S. Army program: Bachelor of Science - Applied Science (PA)

Chaminade University of Honolulu: Bachelor of General Studies

U.S. Army Academy of Health Science: Physician Assistant Program

Previous Experience

MCPHS University School of Physician Assistant Studies, Worcester, MA

Associate Professor / Research Coordinator, 8/15 – 8/18

Clarkson University Department of Physician Assistant Studies, Potsdam, NY

Founding Chair / Clinical Associate Professor, 3/10 – 7/15

Wingate University Department of Physician Assistant Studies, Wingate, NC

Clinical Coordinator / Assistant Professor

Publications/ Presentations

     Compton, D.A.; Whitehead, M.B. (2015). Educating healthcare providers regarding LGBT patients

and health issues: The special case of physician assistants. American Journal of Sexuality Education, 10 (1), 101-118.

     Whitehead, M.B. (2011). Pediatric psoriasis. Advance for NPs&PAs, 2(2), 37-38.

     Whitehead, M.B. (2010). A case of diplopia & sixth nerve palsy. Advance for Physician Assistants, 18(5-6), 12-13

     Whitehead, M.B. (2008). Saving lives and stamping out disease, Advance for Physician Assistants, 16(9), 78

     Whitehead, M.B. (2007) Healthcare for LGBT adolescents. Advance for Physician Assistants, 15(3), 36-38.

     Whitehead, M.B. (2007) A case of Brown-Sequard syndrome. Advance for Physician Assistants, 15(11), 22

     Whitehead, M.B. (2006). He sees, listens, and communicates. Advance for Physician Assistants, 14(1), 74

     Whitehead, M.B. (2004). A case of pneumaturia. Advance for Physician Assistants, 12(5-6), 21-22.