Melinda Frances Blazar
Assistant Professor in Family Medicine and Community Health

Director of Assessment and Evaluation, Duke Physician Assistant Program

  • Support program evaluation and accreditation, support program-wide assessment efforts
  • Strong interests in curriculum development and alignment, holistic assessment, competency-based education, maternal-child health 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 maternal-child 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 reproductive 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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