David Beck, an assistant professor in the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, was recently recognized as Pennsylvania Educator of the Year by the Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants.
Candidates for the award are nominated by students or peers for inspiring and challenging their students and colleagues.
Beck is an academic coordinator in the school’s Physician Assistant Studies program. His scholarly interests include application and evaluation of transformative learning in educating health professionals. He is also a guest reviewer and ongoing contributor to the Journal of Orthopedics for Physician Assistants.