Hall of Fame

Since 1967, the Duke University Physician Assistant Program has graduated many talented and dedicated physician assistants who have made significant contributions to the advancement of the physician assistant profession. A significant number of Duke University PA alumni have achieved recognition in health care, education, research and development, management, and entrepreneurship. The Alumni Hall of Fame profiles the achievements of prominent alumni to provide a source of inspiration for students, alumni, faculty, and staff of the Duke Physician Assistant Program and the academic community of Duke University.

Induction into the Alumni Hall of Fame

In addition to the distinguished alumnus of the year who is honored during annual graduation ceremonies, alumni with exceptional accomplishments may periodically be inducted into the Hall of Fame. 

Hall of Fame Inductees

2000: Winnie Barron
2002: Dennis Blessing
2002: Reginald Carter
2002: John Davis
2002: Mary Ettari
2002: Carl Fasser
2002: Edward Gaile, Sr.
2002: Sylvia Gregory
2002: J. Jeffrey Heinrich
2002: Paul Hendrix
2002: Marcia Herman-Giddens
2002: Joyce Nichols
2002: Delmer Shelton
2002: Marshall Sinback, Jr.
2002: William Stanhope
2002: Anne Summer
2002: Carl Toney
2002: Clara Vanderbilt
2002: John Wharton
2003: Barry Cassidy
2003: Earl Echard
2003: Richard Scheele
2004: Susan Edgman-Levitan
2005: Elmira J. Powell
2005: William Lane Tozier
2006: Lovest T. Alexander, Jr.
2006: James Schmidt
2006: Lisa Shock
2006: Roger Whittaker

2007: Dan Domizio
2007: Tom Godkins
2007: Rosann Ippolito
2007: Gloria Jordan
2007: Stephen Joyner
2007: Daniel Mattingly
2007: John McQueary
2008: Patricia Jennings
2009: Craig Bruno
2009: Kenneth Ferrell
2009: Victor Germino
2009: Prentiss Harrison
2010: Nelson Myers
2010: Elizabeth Sheehan
2011: James Carter, Jr.
2011: Michael Phillips
2012: James Bartow
2012: Ronald L. Peterson
2012: Jan Victoria Scott
2013: Mary Jo Bondy
2013: Gilbert R. Nelmes
2013: William Vaassen
2014: Justine Strand de Oliveira
2015: Ennis Turrentine
2016: Maria M. del Valle-Torres
2017: Shalon R. Chordas-Buchs
2018: Peggy Riley Robinson
2019: James E. Hill, Jr.