Center for PA Studies in the News

September 2016: JWU’s Providence Campus Announces College of Health & Wellness

Johnson & Wales University (JWU) continues to expand its academic programming in the area of health through the establishment of a College of Health & Wellness, located at the university’s Providence Campus and encompassing the Center for Physician Assistant Studies and the new Health Science program. Read the story.


June 2014: Providence’s Turnto10.com profiles JWU’s PA program:



JWU and Brown University Enter into Health Care Collaboration

JWU’s Center for Physician Assistant Studies and Brown University’s Alpert Medical School have united to improve medical education. Read the story.


RI Leaders Attend PA Program Launch

The December 2012 dedication of JWU’s dedicated PA facility welcomed members of RI’s medical, education, government and business communities, including Governor Lincoln Chafee. Read the story.

In the Media

Physician Assistants Can Help Fill Primary-Care Need, November 2013
George Bottomley discusses, with Providence Business News, JWU's holistic, humanistic and collaborative approach.


JWU, Brown University Discuss Health Care Collaboration, March 2013
Further details of the JWU-Brown University partnership.


JWU, Brown Discuss Health Care Partnership, March 2013
Providence Business News covers the JWU-Brown University agreement.


JWU Launches First PA Program in State, Jan 2013
JWU Providence Campus President Mim Runey and George Bottomley discuss program plans with the Rhode Island Medical Journal.


JWU Unveils Plans for Physician Assistant Training Center, Dec 2012
The Providence Journal offers a first look at JWU’s new program and facility.


JWU Purchases Clifford St. Building to House New PA Program, Oct 2012
Providence Business News focuses on JWU’s long-term development plans in downtown Providence.