Dr. Scott Fisher Selected as the Physician Assistant Program Director
Pfeiffer University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Scott Fisher as the Program Director for the Physician Assistant program, located at the Center for Health Sciences in Albemarle. Dr. Fisher will join our faculty on May 9, 2022.
Fisher earned his Bachelor of Health Science at Campbell University and his Bachelor of Science and his Master of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Subsequently, Dr. Fisher has earned two doctorates, the Doctor of Science in Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant Studies from Baylor University and the Doctor of Medical Science in Health Professions Education from the Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions.
Fisher currently serves as the Academic Coordinator for the Physician Assistant Program at Methodist University in Fayetteville. He also works clinically as a Red Cross volunteer at Womack Army Medical Center in a 5-week intensive outpatient program for chronic mild traumatic brain injury patients. Dr. Fisher has been a certified Physician Assistant since 2009 and has practiced clinically most of that time in family and emergency medicine.
Fisher served for over 25 years in the U.S. Army. He started his Army career as a medic with the rank of Private. Later, as a special operations medic at the rank of Master Sergeant, he declined attendance at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy to become a Physician Assistant. Fisher retired from the Army at the rank of Major. Dr. Fisher had deployments to both Iraq and Afghanistan. He also went to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, to assist with humanitarian efforts after hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Fisher has been inducted into the Pi Alpha honor society and is a recipient of the Order of Military Medical Merit. He is a CrossFit athlete and coach, and he enjoys hiking, paddle boarding, and most outdoor activities.
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Scott Fisher to the Pfeiffer Family.