President – Stephanie L. McGilvray, PA-C

President
Stephanie L. McGilvray, PA-C
Mobile, Alabama
smcgilvray@southalabama.edu

Stephanie McGilvray, MMSc, PA-C, serves as president on the PA Foundation Board of Trustees, and previously served as vice president and secretary of the Board. Her prior service to AAPA includes serving as a member of the Academy’s Reimbursement Work Group and the State Advocates for Reimbursement (STAR) group. She has also served on the Board of the Alabama Society of Physician Assistants since 2012. From 2015-2016, she served as the only PA named to the Alabama Health Care Improvement Task Force, created to provide Alabamians “more accessible and more affordable health care.”

In January 2018, McGilvray became the Department Chair and Program Director for the Physician Assistant Studies Program at the University of South Alabama. Prior to January, she was an Assistant Professor and Clinical Coordinator at the University of Alabama-Birmingham (UAB) PA Program. Her clinical experience prior to entering academia includes working in the UAB Trauma and Burn Intensive Care Unit and working in orthopedics for Alabama Sports Medicine.

She holds a Master of Medical Science from Emory University, a Master of Education in Exercise Technology from the University of South Alabama, and Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Troy University.