School of Allied Health Professions

Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Physician Assistant Studies

PA Faculty

The Mission of the LSUHSC-New Orleans Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program is to recruit and educate individuals of the highest quality from diverse backgrounds to provide evidence-based, patient-centered healthcare with compassion to the people of Louisiana.

Principal Faculty


Medical Director



Instructional Faculty

Jameel Ahmed (

Andy Catling, PhD

Judy S. Crabtree, Ph.D., SMB(ASCP)CM - LSUHSC School of Medicine

George Hebert, PhD - Department of Counseling (

Bernard Landry, MD

Flavia M. Souza-Smith, PhD - LSUHSC School of Medicine

John Wells, MD