Pat Kenney-Moore awarded PAEA 2016 Master Faculty Award
October 24, 2016
The Physician Assistant Education Association has awarded Pat Kenney-Moore, Ed.D., PA-C, associate professor in the Division of Physician Assistant Education, and assistant professor of family medicine, OHSU School of Medicine, its 2016 Master Faculty Award.
The award recognizes a program faculty member who has made significant contributions to PA education.
"In the classroom, Pat is recognized
as a master teacher, not only by her students but by our faculty and faculty
within the School of Medicine," said Ted Ruback, OHSU P.A. Program founder, in his nominating letter. "Pat is lauded by class after class of our P.A.
students for her clear, organized and engaging instruction, adherence to
learning objectives and setting very high standards while supporting each
student in their individual efforts to meet those standards."
joined the OHSU P.A. Program in 1995 prior to the matriculation of
the first class and was instrumental in the development and
implementation of the academic curriculum.
She is a graduate of the Primary Care Physician Assistant Program at the University of Southern California (USC). She subsequently completed a Master of Science degree in Postsecondary, Adult and Continuing Education and a Doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership: Postsecondary Education from Portland State University.
Kenney-Moore's clinical background includes family medicine and general internal medicine and she continues to maintain a part-time clinical practice at a free clinic with an underserved patient population.