Adaugo Iwuala PA-S

Being a Duke Physician Assistant Program student is such a blessing to me. Sometimes I am still in awe about the fact that I get to study medicine at such an amazing program! The first semester was a whirlwind, but I’ve done some reflecting on some of the biggest lessons I have learned along the way.

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Kay Blackwelder-Young (right) with her husband, Bob Kay Blackwelder-Young (right) with her husband, Bob

Name: Kay Blackwelder-Young, RN, COHN

Position: Senior Occupational Health Nurse

Division/Program in department: Duke Occupational Health Services / EOHW-RTP Clinic

Start date: 1/2/2020

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Sarah Morrison

Name: Sarah Morrison

Position: Staff Assistant

Division/Program in department: Physician Assistant Program

Start date: 12/9/19

Time at Duke: This is my first year!

Where I worked prior to accepting this role: I was employed by Duke Temporary Services to work as a Front Desk Staff Assistant for the PA Program.

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Isha Amin PA-S

A little over a year ago, I was walking circles around a beautiful brick-walled building on a corner in downtown Durham, North Carolina, seizing the moment. I was at the Duke Physician Assistant Program!

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Jennifer Vu PA-S Jennifer Vu PA-S

A large part of my transition to living away from my family and moving to North Carolina has been figuring out what diversity means to me. As a child, I would sit beside my dad and hear him quietly say, “I would love to go home.” I did not understand this; home seemed to be America. This was where I was born and where my friends, house, and family were.

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