Cory M. Edgar, MPAS, PA-C

Cory M. Edgar, DMSc, PA-C

Physician Assistant Program Academic Director

About Cory M. Edgar, DMSc, PA-C

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The academic director is responsible for all curriculum and didactic components of the physician assistant program. It is the responsibility of the academic director to maintain that all course content meets the requirements of the ARC-PA standards. The academic director also oversees all instructional and adjunct faculty within the program.

Professor Cory Edgar received his undergraduate training at the University of Florida and Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Texas Southwestern (UTSW) Medical Center. Since graduation he has practiced clinically in the field of malignant hematology, blood and marrow transplant, and cancer survivorship/long-term follow up. His research interests include simulation in PA education, hematologic malignancies, cancer survivorship, PA utilization in oncology. He joined the AHU PA program full time in 2020 after serving as an adjunct faculty at both UTSW and AHU since 2015. He serves on advisory boards and speaker bureaus for several oncology pharmaceutical and research companies. He has previously served as Lead APP with the AdventHealth Cancer Institute and continues to have committee responsibilities surrounding APP utilization, chemotherapy administration, quality improvement/assessment and cost of care.