Heidi Shafer

PA Student
Class of 2024

Presbyterian College ’22, Cum Laude

Major: Biochemistry
Minor: Biology and Psychology



What activities and organizations were you involved in as an undergraduate?

Division I athlete – Women’s lacrosse, Morgans Message, American Chemical Society and American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology club, Academic/Athletic Tutor, Frequent participate in Intramural sport tournaments

What did you do after you graduated?

Current attendee of Physician Assistant program at PC

What are some of your hobbies or interests?

Cliff jumping, Skiing, Snowboarding, Hiking, and anything outdoors. I also love to weight lift.

Please let us know about anything weird, quirky, or unusual that you’d like to share.  

I have a tuxedo cat named Luna, but her nickname is Panda due to her size and personality.

Why do you want to be a PA?

I have always wanted to go into medicine and felt that this was the best fit for me due to the team-like atmosphere and ability to impact peoples lives daily.

Why did you choose Presbyterian College PA Program?

I went to Presbyterian College for my undergraduate degree and fell in love with the school. Getting into this program was a dream come true as I deeply love the school’s dedication to academics and the unique culture present on campus that is truly unlike any other college.