David A. Smith, PA-C

Associate Professor, College of Health Sciences


David Smith, PA ProgramEducation: 

  • Master of Physician Assistant Studies, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science, Temple University

Professional Certifications: 

  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) 

Role at Salus University: 

  • Associate Professor, Physician Assistant Program

Clinical Specialty: 

  • Emergency Medicine and Surgical ICU 

Selected Representative Publications: 

  • Luckianow GM, Smith D, Bullen D, Kaplan LJ. Understanding percutaneous and subcutaneous central venous access devices. JAAPA. 2016; 29(1):33-36.
  • Myers E, Smith D, Allen S, Kaplan LJ. Post-intensive care syndrome: rescuing the undiagnosed. Accepted to JAAPA and slated for publication spring 2016. Manuscript number JAAPA-D-14-00254.
  • Smith D. The renewed mind and the renewed patient. JAAPA. Accepted to JAAPA and slated for publication summer 2016. Manuscript Number JAAPA-D-15-00366R1.

Professional Activities/Recognition/Awards: 

  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Academy of Physician Assistants
    • Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants
    • Physician Assistant Education Association
  • Professional Activities 
    • Fundamentals of Critical Care Support Instructor (Society of Critical Care Medicine)
    • Manuscript reviewer for the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (JAAPA)
    • Presentation reviewer and moderator the American Academy of Physician Assistant annual conference