Melinda Frances Blazar
Assistant Professor in Family Medicine and Community Health

Director of Clinical Education, Duke Physician Assistant Program
  • Oversee the administration of the clinical year curriculum, clinical site recruitment and retention, and evaluation and assessment of clinical education.
  • Strong interests in curriculum development, student assessment, competency-based education, women's health education, interprofessional education, and program evaluation and accreditation.
  • Participate in general faculty roles including student advising, admissions, small group teaching and lecturing.

Physician Assistant, Duke Family Medicine Center
  • Provide women's health services, including low-risk obstetric care in a primary care setting
  • Support families and newborns in with care and support in the immediate postpartum/neonatal period.
  • Certified Centering Facilitator
  • Support family medicine residency education in obstetrics and newborn education.
  • Clinical preceptor for Duke PA and MD students
  • Advocate for women's health issues

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • 800 S Duke Street, Box 104780 Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710
  • 800 S. Duke Street, Durham, NC 27710

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