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Kevin Charles Lohenry, PhD, PA-C
Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine
Director of USC Primary Care Physician Assistant Program
Family Medicine
HSA Unit 7 A11 156 1000 S. Fremont Avenue Health Sciences Campus Alhambra
+1 626 457 4240

Overview

Kevin Lohenry, PhD, PA-C, joined the Trojan family as Director of the Division of Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Southern California in March of 2011 after serving as Director of Midwestern University’s PA program in Glendale, AZ. Prior to working in Arizona Dr. Lohenry was a practicing PA in Internal Medicine providing inpatient and outpatient services to his patients in Wheaton, IL. He also taught with Midwestern University’s Illinois PA program before joining the Arizona program. Dr. Lohenry has served as a Director at Large on the Board of Directors for the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and served as President of the Physician Assistant Education Association in 2011. Dr. Lohenry has received federal grant funding focusing on interprofessional education and practice and several state funded grants focusing on the PA workforce and diversity. He is also the principal investigator for a $2.6 million dollar grant for disadvantaged students. He has published in the Journal of Physician Assistant Education, the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and Medical Education Online. Dr. Lohenry is a veteran of the United States Navy.

Awards

American Academy of Physician Assistants: Distinguished Fellow, 2014

Physician Assistant Education Association: President's Award, 2011

Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL: Pi Alpha Honor Society, 2011

Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL: Decade of Xcellence, 2004

Publications

Entrustable Professional Activities: A New Direction for PA Education? J Physician Assist Educ. Entrustable Professional Activities: A New Direction for PA Education? J Physician Assist Educ. 2017 Feb 03. View in: PubMed

Interprofessional Education: What Measurable Learning Outcomes Are Realistic for the Physician Assistant Profession? J Physician Assist Educ. Interprofessional Education: What Measurable Learning Outcomes Are Realistic for the Physician Assistant Profession? J Physician Assist Educ. 2016 Jun; 27(2):63-7. View in: PubMed

What and how do students learn in an interprofessional student-run clinic? An educational framework for team-based care. Med Educ Online. 2016 Jan; 21(1):31900. View in: PubMed

What and how do students learn in an interprofessional student-run clinic? An educational framework for team-based care. Med Educ Online. 2016; 21:31900. View in: PubMed

Adapting the McMaster-Ottawa scale and developing behavioral anchors for assessing performance in an interprofessional Team Observed Structured Clinical Encounter. Med Educ Online. 2015 Jan; 20(1):26691. View in: PubMed

Adapting the McMaster-Ottawa scale and developing behavioral anchors for assessing performance in an interprofessional Team Observed Structured Clinical Encounter. Med Educ Online. 2015; 20:26691. View in: PubMed

Knowledge and attitude change in physician assistant students after an interprofessional geriatric care experience: a mixed methods study. J Physician Assist Educ. 2014; 25(2):25-30. View in: PubMed

A comparison of two scales for assessing health professional students' attitude toward interprofessional learning. Med Educ Online. 2013; 18:21885. View in: PubMed

Physician assistant students' views regarding interprofessional education: a focus group study. J Physician Assist Educ. 2013; 24(1):35-41. View in: PubMed

A comparison of two scales for assessing health professional students' attitude toward interprofessional learning. Med Educ Online. 2013 Jan; 18(1):21885. View in: PubMed

Botulism: rare, but deadly. JAAPA. 2006 Nov; 19(11):41-5. View in: PubMed

Anthrax exposure--stay alert, act swiftly. JAAPA. 2004 Aug; 17(8):29-33. View in: PubMed

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