Jennifer S. de la Cruz

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Prof. Jennifer de la Cruz is Interim Chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies and Clinical Associate Professor.  She joined Mercer University in 2017.

Prof. de la Cruz earned her BA in Biology from Agnes Scott College where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, and her Master of Medical Science (Physician Assistant) degree from Emory University.  She has been a nationally certified and clinically practicing physician assistant for 20 years practicing in settings ranging from emergency medicine to family practice and geriatrics.  She currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Georgia Medical Directors Association.  Prof. de la Cruz’s research interests include health equity, improving geriatric care, and healthcare access.

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