David Areaux, MPAS, PA-C; Associate Professor
Past independent research has focused on adult learning styles found in Physician Assistant students and choice of medical specialty chosen after graduation. Professor Areaux has worked inter-professionally with Occupational Therapy faculty evaluating the potential effectiveness of a Tai Chi program for health promotion among persons with severe mental illness. He also worked with faculty from the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Ph.D. program on a research project titled "Initiative for Diabetes Education Advancement and Support (IDEAS)." Blue Cross/Blue Shield awarded $99,989 for this project to supply free diabetic screening and diabetic education to underserved areas.