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Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) Faculty and Staff

Alyssa Abebe MPAS, PA-C

Alyssa Abebe

Associate Program Director, Assistant Professor
Hometown : Archbold, OH
Joined Chatham : 2013

Academic Areas of Interest

HIV/AIDS medicine Bioethics

Personal Areas of Interest

reading, Pittsburgh sport teams, running


I received my Master's of Physician Assistant Studies from Chatham College in 2006 and have worked in neurosurgery, orthopedics, and HIV medicine. I joined Chatham University in 2013 as full-time faculty after being involved with the program through various ways. Along with being the Associate Program Director, I am a PBL facilitator and teach Medical Ethics and Topics in Clinical Medicine. I work clinically at the University of Pittsburgh in HIV clinical research and serve on the Tri-State Gender Collaboration and the Pittsburgh Area Bioethics Council. I live with my husband and two children in Edgewood and enjoy doing outside activities and attending various Pittsburgh sports games.


  • BA, Goshen College (Goshen, IN), 2003
  • MPAS, Chatham College , 2006



  • BLS


  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Pennylvania Society for Physician Assistants