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 Nova Southeastern 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, Arizona.
Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 6,200 full-time undergraduate and 2,300 graduate students in 58 undergraduate and more than 20 graduate programs of study in its School of Business and Engineering, School of Communications, School of Education, School of Health Sciences, School of Law, Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, School of Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges issue. The 2013 issue of U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges named Quinnipiac as the top up-and-coming school with master’s programs in the Northern Region. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 377 Colleges.” For more information, please visit www.quinnipiac.edu. Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook at www.facebook.com/quinnipiacuniversity and follow Quinnipiac on Twitter @QuinnipiacU.