104 Tilghman Drive
Dunn, North Carolina
Class of 1988
Gloria Jordan grew up in rural Sampson County, North Carolina and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a BA in Biology and from Moses Cone School of Medicine Technology with MT (ASCP) certification. She served as a Peace Corps volunteer for three years in Brazil, where she taught laboratory medicine and set up clinical laboratories and blood banks in remote areas of northeastern Brazil. Living and working in Brazil for nine years, she became fluent in Portuguese and later became fluent in Spanish.
Gloria graduated from the Duke University Physician Assistant Program in 1988 and earned the Master of Health Sciences degree in 1995. Since 2000 she has served as a Consulting Associate in the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Duke University. Prior to this, she was Clinical Associate and Regional Clinical Coordinator with the Southern Regional Area Health Education Center in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Gloria has recruited, mentored and precepted hundreds of physician assistant students, many of whom she continues to mentor in clinical practice.
Her clinical experience has been primarily in family medicine and pediatrics, where she practices currently. She cares for a large panel of continuity patients and shares a deep bond with the community she serves.
Gloria has received numerous certificates of appreciation and continues to work with North Carolina Baptists in outreach to the Hispanic community, volunteering with their medical/dental van and other local programs through her church.