Woodhall “Sandy” Stopford, MD, MSPH, assistant professor, serves as senior consultant emeritus to the Duke Toxicology Program, and was director of the program from 1989 to 2013. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1969 and completed his master of science in public health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1980.
Hunter Spotts, M.D., assistant professor, is a provider at Duke Student Health seeing patients at the Student Wellness Center, located in the heart of Duke University’s West Campus. He graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1995 and completed family medicine residency at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1998.
Duke Physician Assistant Program student Kiarash Rahmanian, MPH, was recently selected as a 2019 Paul Ambrose Scholar, a prestigious national honor for health professions students. The Paul Ambrose Scholars Program prepares students to be leaders in addressing population health challenges at the national and community level.
Betsy Melcher, M.S., ATC, MHS, PA-C, assistant professor, serves as an academic coordinator for the Duke Physician Assistant Program. She completed a master’s degree in sports health care at the Arizona School of Health Sciences in 2000 and practiced as an athletic trainer at N.C. State University prior to attending the Duke PA program.