Gary B. Tooley, DHSc, PA-C, DFAAPA is the Director of Academics for and an Associate Professor in CBU’s Physician Assistant Studies program (our graduate program in the Health Sciences). Dr. Tooley recently earned his Doctor of Health Sciences degree from Nova Southeastern University. Two areas that Dr. Tooley focused on in his doctoral program include:
- The growing shortage of trained health profession educators. His research provided the data needed to start a new doctoral track at NSU specifically aimed at helping meet this shortfall.
- Cultural competency in health care. As part of the doctoral program he completed an internship in Cote d’Ivoire. His practicum centered on culturally sensitive care of Muslim patients. He plans to continue this work by creating modules for other groups..