Program Faculty

The UK Cardiology PA Academic Residency is housed in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies in the College of Health Sciences (CHS).  Post Graduate residency faculty from CHS includes:

Chair of Department of Physician Assistant Studies
Virginia Valentin, DrPH, PA-C

Chief of UKPAS Transition to Practice and Advanced Training Programs
Sibu Saha, MD, MBA; Professor of Surgery and Bioengineering, Frank C. Spencer, MD Endowed Chair in Surgery

Program Director Post Graduate Education
David Fahringer, MSPH, PA-C Emeritus
College of Health Sciences
Department of Physician Assistant Studies
CTW 205
900 S. Limestone Street
Lexington, KY 40536-0200
Office Phone: 859-218-0586


This residency program is supported by King’s Daughters Medical Center under the leadership of:

President & CEO
Kristie Whitlatch, BSN, MSN

Clinical Director
Jerry ‘JR’ White, DO

Assistant Clinical Director
Dustin Adkins, MSPAS, PA-C