Vincent Receives Myers Award at Annual AAPA Conference

Cynthia Vincent, MMS, PA-C, DFAAPA, assistant professor of medical science and interim director of the Alderson Broaddus University Physician Assistant Program, was honored as the recipient of the Hu C. and Avanelle Myers Award at the recent American Association of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Conference held in Atlanta, GA. The award is presented to a graduate of the AB University Physician Assistant Program to recognize their achievement and leadership in the PA profession.

Mrs. Vincent is also Assistant Professor of Medical Science and Director of the Physician Assistant Master's Degree Completion Program, and has worked for Alderson Broaddus University since 2004.

Mrs. Vincent graduated from Alderson Broaddus University in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Science (Physician Assistant) and from St. Francis College (now University) in 1997 with a Master of Medical Science degree.

Professor Vincent's areas of clinical interest and experience include: anatomical and forensic pathology, correctional medicine, emergency medicine, and rural primary care.

Her professional associations and accomplishments include: President, West Virginia Association of Physician Assistants (2008 – 2009); Distinguished Fellow – American Academy of Physician Assistants (2009); contributor, consultant, and reviewer for several McGraw-Hill and Glencoe-McGraw-Hill publications; and co-author of Med-Terms 2007.

Alderson Broaddus University is a health-related and professional educational institution firmly rooted in the liberal arts.  Alderson Broaddus University is located in Philippi, West Virginia, and is affiliated with the American 

Baptist Churches, USA, the West Virginia Baptist Convention, and the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. The President is Dr. J. Michael Clyburn.

CAPTION: Cynthia Vincent, MMS, PA-C, DFAAPA (left) is presented with the Hu and Avanelle Myers Award by Dr. Joan Propst, Provost/Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs at Alderson Broaddus University.