Universal Health Corporation Adds Experienced Physician Assistant to Roanoke Team

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Universal Health Corporation (U-Health) is pleased to announce the addition of a new physician assistant. Kathleen Strickland, PA-C, has joined the senior living medical staffing provider’s team of health care professionals. Strickland will be using her experience as a hospitalist to assist a newly acquired center in Roanoke known for its clinical complexity.

"Kathleen's talents form a unique combination that makes her the perfect candidate to care for the patients in our newest facility," said Joseph Park, Vice President of Marketing and Development for U-Health. "She’s not only gifted in treating those in the geriatric population, but her experience in psychiatry will help us bridge a gap in a growing need for mental health services. We’re proud to have her on board."

Strickland has 15 years of medical experience as an NREMT Paramedic, receiving awards for her efforts as a critical care helicopter crew member and triage care in emergency departments. She has practiced in multiple hospitals and clinics in Virginia, Alabama, and Pennsylvania, including a NASA Flight Facility Emergency Services Clinic. She holds a degree in PA studies from Jefferson College of Health Sciences and a biology and chemistry degree from Jacksonville State University.

Universal Health Corporation provides comprehensive Medical Directorship and on-site provider services to skilled nursing centers and retirement communities. The company specializes in world-class rehabilitation services in areas such as accident recovery, cardiac and stroke care, post-surgical support, and respiratory diseases.