Julie B. Keena, DHSc, PA-C

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Julie B. KeenaDHSc
Julie B. KeenaDHSc
  • Graduated from Agnes Scott College in 1985
  • Earned PA certificate and MMSc in critical care medicine from Emory University in 1987
  • Completed post-graduate residency in neurosurgery at University of Miami/JMH in 1989
  • Earned DHSc from AT Still University in 2013
  • Clinical PA in neurosurgery and neurology at UM/JMH 1988-1997
  • Joined academia at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in February 1997
    • Held many positions over 18 year period; led successful NSU PA program start up for NSU PA Program Fort Myers in 2004
    • Over 13 years of experience as department chair and/or program director
  • Assistant director at the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) from 2015-2019
    • ARC-PA site visitor since 2002
  • Teaching philosophy based on Chinese Proverb: “Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I may understand.”