William Kohlhepp, of North Haven, associate dean of the School of Health Sciences at Quinnipiac University, has been re-elected to a three-year term as secretary-treasurer of the Physician Assistant Education Association.
The PAEA is the only national organization representing physician assistant educational programs in the United States. Currently, 168 of the 170 accredited programs in the United States are association members. The PAEA provides services for faculty at its member programs, as well as to applicants, students and other stakeholders.
Kohlhepp, who also is a professor in the physician assistant program at Quinnipiac, earned his doctorate of health science at NovaSoutheastern University. He holds a master of health administration from Quinnipiac and a physician assistant certificate from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He also holds bachelor’s degrees from the University of Connecticut and Livingston College. He also received an honorary doctor of humane letters from A.T. Still University in Mesa, Ariz.