Physician Assistant Studies Professor Provides Medical Care During Papal Visit: Philadelphia Inquirer

Amy Baker, associate professor of physician assistant studies, helped provide medical care during Pope Francis’ recent visit to Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Sept. 26. Baker and other PhilaU faculty members and students volunteered for SEPA Smart (Southeastern Pennsylvania Surge Medical Assistance Response Team), a regional effort to provide care for the hundreds of thousands of people attending papal events.

Baker told the Inquirer that recent natural disasters had motivated her to volunteer her services. “Between Katrina and Haiti, I was feeling like I needed to do something,” she said.

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