Heather Carlson Justice serves as assistant professor of physician assistant studies. She works in the Wellmont Health System as a PA in palliative care, with previous experience in the area of oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center and the University of Michigan. Justice has participated in free clinics in the U.S. and traveled internationally on medical mission trips. She holds a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Practice from the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and a Bachelor of Science in biology from Taylor University.
Justice’s research and speaking interests have centered around topics pertaining to pancreatic cancer and cancer of unknown primary. She was involved in the development and practice of a free clinic in Houston and has provided medical care internationally a number of times. Heather is a competitive triathlete and enjoys searching out new challenges.