Katie Dzoba

PA Student
Class of 2023

Clemson University class of 2020, Summa Cum Laude, Faculty Scholarship Award
Majors: Public Health Sciences | Pre-Professional Health Concentration

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

Clemson PAWS for PA

Phi Sigma Pi National Honors Fraternity

South Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants (SCAPA)

What did you do after you graduated?

I gained my clinical experience both during my undergraduate studies and after by working at:

The Joseph F. Sullivan Rural Health Center in Clemson, SC as a medical assistant, Generations of Irmo Assisted Living Facility as a caregiver, and The South Carolina Department of Mental Health as a human services specialist in the adolescent department.

If you’ve done any volunteer work, please list what you’ve done and where.

Medical Mission Trip, Leon, Nicaragua.

Clemson University Anatomy and Physiology- Undergraduate Lab Assistant

Project Linus Volunteer: Making children’s blankets for the community

Operation Gratitude: Writing thank you notes to veterans

T-Shirt Recycling Event: Making toys for local dog shelters

How or why did you become involved in this volunteer work?

Phi Sigma Pi emphasized participating in service events.

What are some of your hobbies or interests? 

Gardening and fishing with my fiancé!

Please include any family information if you’d like.

I am thankful for my parents and sister who are my support system during school.

Why do you want to be a PA? 

I want to be a PA to help educate and motivate people to take control of their own health.

Why did you choose Presbyterian College PA Program? 

I chose the Presbyterian College PA Program because of their emphasis on community service, and the small-town feel reminds me of my hometown.