Movers and Shakers

by Staff
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Sarah Blake joins Lower Cape Fear Hospice as a physician assistant

Sarah Blake has joined the staff of Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter as a physician assistant in New Hanover County. As a physician assistant, Blake, of Wilmington, will work closely with physicians to help manage the plan of care for adult and geriatric palliative care patients with life-limiting conditions.

After earning a bachelor of science degree in exercise science from High Point University, Blake earned a master of science degree in physician assistant studies from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. She received her certificate of surgical residency from Norwalk Hospital/Yale University School of Medicine.

Blake has certifications and privileges granted from NCCPA, ACLS/BLS, Candela Gentle YAG Laser and New Hanover Regional Medical Center. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants, Coastal Cape Fear Regional Chapter of NCAPA where she serves as its vice president, and the Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology.

Before coming to work for hospice, Blake worked for Cape Fear Cancer Specialists for three years. She previously worked for Wilmington Surgical Associates and Norwalk Hospital in Norwalk, Conn.

Gresham presented with John Penn Chapter, NSDAR ROTC award 

John Penn Chapter, NSDAR Regent Emily Champion presented the 2013 ROTC Medal and Certificate of Award to Wrightsville Beach resident and John T. Hoggard graduate MID 2/C Margaret Gresham during the Naval Awards Ceremony and Change of Command Ceremony Wednesday, April 24 at the  new James B. Hunt, Jr. Library on the Centennial Campus at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. Cadet Gresham’s mother, Kathy, is a member of the Stamp Defiance Chapter, NSDAR in Wilmington, N.C. Following the formal ceremonies, cadets and guests were given a guided tour of the “hyper-modern” library which included the Naval Command Station Simulator.

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