School of Medicine

Physician Assistant Studies - Research & Scholarship

Current Funded Research & Training


(Listed by PI)


Jennifer Coombs, PA-C, PhD

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT TRAINING IN PRIMARY CARE
Sponsor: HRSA
Dates: 07/01/2019 - 06/30/2024

PROFESSIONALISM IN PA EDUCATION AS A PREDICTOR OF FUTURE LICENSING BOARD DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS
Sponsor: Don Pedersen Research Grants Program (PAEA)
Dates: 07/01/2019 - 06/30/2021


Rodney G. Handy, MBA, PhD, CIH

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS HANDLING AND INJURY PREVENTION FOR OIL AND GAS WORKERS
Sponsor: OSHA
Dates: 09/30/2017 - 12/29/2019

AMBIENT MONITORING AND HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT OF ETHYLENE OXIDE EMISSIONS FROM MAJOR COMMERCIAL STERILIZERS IN UTAH
Sponsor: USEPA/Utah Division of Air Quality
Dates: 02/01/2021 - 01/31/2023

NEBULIZER-RETROFITTED DRONE DEPLOYMENT AT RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION SITES
Sponsor: Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR)
Dates: 05/01/2020 - 08/31/2021


Rayne Loder, MPAS, PA-C

BUTTERFLY IQ PROBES AND IPADS TO SUPPORT ULTRASOUND CURRICULUM INTERGRATION INTO UNIVERSITY OF UTAH PA PROGRAM
Sponsor: University of Utah School of Medicine Educational Computing Committee

A COMPARISON OF PERCEIVED COMPETENCIES BETWEEN HURRICANE, UTAH'S LOCAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE (LEPC) AND ZION NATIONAL PARK (ZNP) FIRST RESPONDERS
Sponsor: University of Utah Department of Family & Preventive Medicine, Health Studies Fund


Joanne Rolls, MPAS, PA-C

ACCESSIBILITY OF MEDICAL CARE TO THE SGM COMMUNITY
Sponsor: CCTS Translational & Clinical Studies Pilot Program
Dates: 03/10/2019 - 02/29/2020


Darin T. Ryujin, MS, PA-C, MPAS

IMPACT OF IMPLICIT ASSOCIATION TEST ON UNDER-REPRESENTED MINORITY ADMISSIONS IN PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT PROGRAMS
Sponsor: PAEA
Dates: 10/15/2018 - 10/14/2019


Virginia L. Valentin, DrPH, PA-C

THE EFFECT OF STATE SCOPE OF PRACTICE LAWS ON PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT WAGE: AN ANALYSIS OF UNITED STATES DATA FROM 2007-2017
Sponsor: PAEA
Dates: 10/15/2018 - 10/14/2019

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT TRAINING IN PRIMARY CARE
Sponsor: HRSA
Dates: 7/1/19 - 6/30/2024