Marie Meckel, PA-C, MPH

Marie Meckel, PA-C, MPH

Marie Meckel, PA-C, MPH, is a physician assistant who works in Western Massachusetts. She spent a year in South Africa at Walter Sisulu University where she taught clinical associates. Marie has spent the last year interviewing PAs and NPs and their international equivalents and American PAs and NPs working abroad.

Most Recent Articles by Marie Meckel, PA-C, MPH

Clinical officers improve health care in Kenya

Clinical officers improve health care in Kenya

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Clinical officers outnumber physicians working in Kenya, and tend to work in rural areas where the need for health care is greatest.

Starting a physician assistant program in Liberia

Starting a physician assistant program in Liberia

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Steve Trexler, an American PA with over 30 years of experience, discusses the development of a physician assistant program in Liberia.

In the wake of the Ebola crisis, PAs in Liberia face professional challenges

In the wake of the Ebola crisis, PAs in Liberia face professional challenges

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Physician assistants in Liberia have played a key role in their country's health care during times of crisis, but they still face professional challenges.

In Uganda, clinical officers rise to the challenge of meeting public health needs

In Uganda, clinical officers rise to the challenge of meeting public health needs

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In Uganda, clinical officers are addressing public health needs by training to work in rural areas and treating the country's growing population.

PAs in India expanding from specialty areas to primary care

PAs in India expanding from specialty areas to primary care

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Ebin Abraham, PA, explains how the Indian PA profession began in cardiology and is now starting to expand into primary care to help meet rural health needs.

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