Distinguished Professor and Former Director
Anthony A. Miller (Tony) is a Distinguished Professor and former Director, Division of Physician Assistant Studies at Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA. He has over 42 years’ experience in PA education and has held educational leadership positions including Associate Dean, School of Allied Health and Founding Chair, Department of PA Studies at the Medical College of Ohio (now University of Toledo); and Division Head, Health Careers & Natural Sciences at Cuyahoga Community College. He has been a leader for state and national physician assistant professional associations including the President of the Association of Physician Assistant Programs (now Physician Assistant Education Association) and President of the Ohio Association of Physician Assistants. He chaired the APAP Degree Task Force that in 2000 recommended PA education be delivered at the graduate level. He is currently a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Physician Assistant Education and the AAPA’s Commission on Research and Strategic Initiatives.
Professor Miller was a trustee for the PA Foundation and former member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants’ Leadership Advisory Commission, and the AAPA Education Council. He currently serves as board member for Valley Physician Enterprise and the Medical Society of Virginia Foundation. Miller consults with educational institutions across the United States on matters of curriculum development, evaluation, and accreditation as well as PA program development. From 2012 through 2016, Mr. Miller served as the Chief Policy & Research Officer for the Physician Assistant Education Association based in Washington, DC.
He has created and lead several faculty development workshops for new faculty and emerging leaders in PA education. In October 2000, Mr. Miller received the Association of Physician Assistant Programs’ Master Teacher Award. He has many scholarly articles and presentations including chapters in PA books. He was an editor of Lange’s Q&A Physician Assistant Examination for editions two through six. He is one of the founders of the national student challenge bowl.
Tony Miller has been a PA for over 42 years and throughout his career he has sought new opportunities to lead our profession. In …