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ASEPA

281 E Colorado Blvd
PO Box 1145
Pasadena, CA 91102

PAST PRESIDENTS

The organization was founded by three Endocrine PAs in 1999. In 2000, ASEPA was awarded formal recognition as a specialty chapter of the AAPA and gained non-profit organization status.

Past President 2013-2017

 

Sondra O'Callaghan, PA-C MPH, CHES

acorporeal1969@gmail.com


Current Position

  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Orlando VA Medical Center, Endocrinology Service

  • Clinical Instructor, UCF/Orlando VA/HCA Consortium

  • Endocrinology and Metabolism Fellowship Program


Education

  • Certified Health Education Specialist - 2006

  • University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL MPH - 2006

  • Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville, TN Bachelor of Science, Physician Assistant - 1999

  • Combat Medical Specialist Training, Fort Sam Houston, TX Combat Medic, EMT - 1994

  • University of South Florida, Tampa, FL Bachelor of Science, Biology - 1992

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants 1997 - Present

  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists 2014- present

  • American Diabetes Association 2004 - 2011

  • Florida Public Health Association 2005 - Present

  • American Society of Endocrine Physician Assistants 2010 - Present

  • AAPA Veterans Caucus 2013-present

  • ASEPA President 2013- 2017

  • ASEPA Secretary 2011-2012

Mission/Humanitarian Experience

  • Dominica, West Indies (Diabetes lay and professional education; community awareness/screening) 2003, 2004, 2005

  • China (Diabetes Education Delegation to China) 2010

  • Guatemala (Care for indigenous children at malnutrition center) 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017

  • Nicaragua (Care for homeless elderly/community outreach/soup kitchen) 2014

  • Southern Andes of Ecuador (Community outreach in remote villages) 2018, 2019

Past President 2011- 2013

 

Christopher Sadler, MA, PA-C, CDE, DFAAPA

c.sadler@sbcglobal.net

 


Current Position

  • Current Position – Senior Medical Science Liaison – Janssen Scientific Affairs (3/2017 – present)

  • Physician Assistant - Diabetes and Endocrine Associates - San Diego, CA (part-time)


Education / Employment

  • Medical Science Liaison – Intarcia Therapeutics Inc. (1/2017– 2/2018)

  • Clinical Science Liaison – Diabetes, AstraZeneca, (11/2014 – 01/2017)

  • Practicing Endocrinology since 1996 with Diabetes and Endocrine Associates, San Diego, CA

  • Stanford University Medical Center Foothill College Primary Care Associates Program - 1996

  • Master of Arts, Exercise Physiology San Diego State University – 1987

  • BA – Point Loma Nazarene University, 1981

  • ASEPA - Vice-President, 2009 - 2011 & Secretary, 2007 - 2009

  • 2011 AAPA Paragon Physician/PA Partnership Award recipient with Dr. Daniel Einhorn

  • Past President - San Diego Association of Diabetes Educators 1994

  • Certified Diabetes Educator since 1989

  • Sub-investigator for phase III clinical trials involving insulin, oral diabetic agents, peripheral neuropathy, and erectile dysfunction agents. (1996 – 2014)

Professional Education Development

  • Co-developer and Presenter of a National Diabetes Chapter Lecture Series sponsored by the American Academy of Physician Assistants, 2004, 2007, 2009

  • Task Force for the Education of Allied Health Professionals - American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, (2011 – 2013)

  • Co-Chair: Metabolic and Endocrine Disease Summit (2011- 2014)

  • Presenter at over 40+ CME endocrine lectures at the State and National level

Editorial Peer Reviewer

  • JAAPA 2003 - 2014

  • Clinician Reviews 2011 - 2014

Past President 2009-2011

 

Holly Jodon, MPAS, PA-C

hjodonpac@gmail.com

 


Current Position

  • Practicing Adult & Pediatric Endocrinology with Metabolic Disease Associates in Erie, PA since 1998


Education and Appointments

  • Mercyhurst University, Department of Physician Assistant Studies, Associate Professor

  • Department Chair/Program Director, 2016 - present

  • Associate Director/Academic Director, 2014-2016

  • Gannon University, Physician Assistant Department

  • Associate Professor, 2013

  • Assistant Professor, 2000-2012

  • University of Nebraska Medical Center, Master of Physician Assistant Studies

  • Specialization in Endocrinology

  • Gannon University, Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant

Leadership Experience

  • Awarded Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, 2008

  • ASEPA - President, 2009 - 2011 Vice-President, 2007 - 2009; Secretary, 2005 - 2007

  • Publications, Endocrine-related topics

  • Presenter, National and State CME Conferences

  • Peer Reviewer - Textbooks and PA Publications

  • Pharmaceutical Advisory Boards and Speakers Bureaus, Endocrine-related therapeutics

  • Member of the Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants (PSPA) - Reimbursement Committee, Governmental Affairs Committee, Political Action Committee

Past President 2003-2009

 

B. Scott Urquhart, PA-C

endocrinepa@aol.com

 


Current Position

  • Practicing Endocrinology since 1996 with Diabetes and Thyroid Associates in Fredericksburg, Virginia.


Education

  • Graduate of George Washington University's PA Program

  • Master of Physician Assistant Studies, Specialization in Endocrinology University of Nebraska Medical Center

  • Awarded Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, 2008

Leadership Experience

  • ASEPA - President, 2003 - 2009, Vice-President and founding member, 1999 - 2003

  • Adjunct Clinical Professor, James Madison University PA Program, 2002 - present

  • Clinical Instructor, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences PA Program, 2007 - present

  • Past Sub-investigator for phase III and phase IV clinical trials involving insulins, oral diabetic agents, peripheral neuropathy, and erectile dysfunction
     

Professional/Education Development

  • Program Chair and founder, Metabolic and Endocrine Disease Summit (MEDS), 2011 – present

  • Extensive experience as a developer and presenter on many endocrine topics at the State and National level

  • Publications appearing in JAAPA, Clinician Reviews, Advance for PA’s, and ADA – Clinical Diabetes

  • Editorial Advisory Board, Clinician Reviews, 2010 - present

  • Scientific Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE), Committee Member Astra-Zeneca Diabetes Division. 2013 - 2017

  • Task Force for the Education of Allied Health Professionals - American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, 2011 - 2015

Past President 2000-2003

 

Anthony LaCourse