Ms. Carrie Beebout MPAS, PA-C
Title: Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Sciences/Academic Coordinator
School: Health Sciences
Academic Department: Physician Assistant Science
Office Location: Sullivan Hall 106
- A.A., University of Maryland
- A.S., Community College of the Air Force
- A.A., Monterey Peninsula College and Defense Language Institute
- B.S., Excelsior College
- M.P.A.S., Saint Francis University
Teaching responsibilities include Introduction to U.S. Healthcare and Clinical Skills.
Carrie comes to Saint Francis University after working as a physician assistant atLaurel Pediatric Associates in Johnstown where she was responsible for the urgentcare of patients from birth until the age of 21. She performed physical examinations,and managed the care of children admitted to the pediatric ward while also providing“on-call” service for parents with questions or concerns. She also worked at WindberMedical Center providing urgent care to those of all ages in the emergency departmentof the hospital. Carrie is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), PediatricAdvanced Life Support(PALS), and Basic LifeSupport for HealthcareProviders (BLS). She is amember of the AmericanAcademy of PhysicianAssistants as well as thePennsylvania Society ofPhysician Assistants.
While in the military,Carrie served as aFirst Sergeant, andshe was selected toserve as a Senior DrillSergeant for AdvancedIndividual Training soldiers. She was deployed to Baghdad, Iraq operating as a tacticalintelligence collection team member in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. She wasawarded an honorable discharge, along with many other awards and honors, after morethan 20 years of service with the U.S. Army.
For the past 12 years, Carrie has served as a healthcare volunteer in the UnitedStates and abroad. She works on the bereavement team of a local Hospice program,and served as part of a dog therapy program which visited local hospitals, nursinghomes and schools. She helped care for soldiers wounded in combat while servingas a Red Cross volunteer at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, andshe volunteered at a Brigade Aid Station in Baghdad, caring for soldiers with minorcomplaints and injuries.
Since 2007, Carrie has worked as a guest lecturer at Saint Francis, preparing andfacilitating critical thinking sessions for physician assistant students. She alsoresearched, prepared and lectured on various topics as part of the ClinicalMedicine course.