Dena Anderson joined Lupton Dermatology in 2008 and as a Certified Physician Assistant working closely with Dr. Lupton to provide treatment for general and medical dermatology problems.

Ms. Anderson earned her Master’s graduate as a Physician Assistant from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha, NE, and completed the physician assistant program at Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, NC.  She previously completed graduate studies in Clinical Psychology at the University of New Brunswick in New Brunswick, Canada, and received her bachelor’s degree in Biology and Psychology with the University of New Brunswick in New Brunswick, Canada.

Additionally, Ms. Anderson is certified by the NCCPA and is Fellow with the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

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EDUCATION

1989 University of New Brunswick
New Brunswick, Canada
BS in Biology / Psychology

1991 University of New Brunswick
New Brunswick, Canada
Graduate Studies in Clinical Psychology

1997 Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC
Physician Assistant (PA-C)

2003 University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Omaha, NE
Masters of Physician Assistant Studies

CERTIFICATION & PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE

DEA License – Current

NC State Licensed Physician Assistant – Current

NCCPA Certification – Current

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2008-present
Physician Assistant, Dermatology
Lupton Dermatology & Skin Care Center
Greensboro, NC

2007-2008
Physician Assistant, Dermatology
Caroline Dermatology Center
Greensboro, NC

2005-2007
Physician Assistant, Dermatology
North Carolina Center for Dermatology
Durham, NC

2004-2005
Physician Assistant, Dermatology
Piedmont Dermatology Center
Martinsville, VA

2001-2004
Physician Assistant
Family Health Clinic
Radford, VA

1999-2001
Physician Assistant
Greystone Women’s Care
Conover, NC

1997-1999
Physician Assistant
Burke Primary Care
Morganton, NC

1992-1995
Mental Health Therapist / Psychometrist
Mental Health Commission
New Brunswick, Canada

1991-1992
School Psychometrist
Department of Health and Community Services
New Brunswick, Canada

HONORS & AWARDS

1989-1991 Merit Graduate Assistantship, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada
1989 First Division Distinction BSc, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada
1987-1989 Dean’s List, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada
1985 Governor General’s Medal of Canada

ORGANIZATIONS

American Academy of Physician Assistants, Fellow
Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, Fellow
North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants, Member
North Carolina Medical Society, Member

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