Faculty & Staff

Melissa Gilroy, DC, MSPAS, PA-C

Melissa Gilroy
Assistant Faculty Member


Melissa Gilroy, DC, MSPAS, PA-C is a board certified physician assistant.  She obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Neuroscience from Hamilton College and a Doctorate of Chiropractic from New York Chiropractic College.  Following several years of clinical practice as a chiropractor, Melissa returned to advance her education in the DeSales University Physician Assistant Program.  She was the recipient of the Program Director's Award for her graduating class of 2012.  Since graduation, she has been practicing clinically in the field of gastroenterology where she also served as preceptor for DeSales PA students.  Melissa joined the DeSales Physician Assistant Program as an assistant faculty member in 2017.

Meet the Staff

Bernie Childs
Clinical Assistant
phone: 610.282.1100 ext. 1457
email: bernie.childs@desales.edu 
location: Gambet Center 147H

Alexis Slavish
Program Assistant
phone: 610.282.1100 ext. 2780
email: alexis.slavish@desales.edu
location: Gambet Center 147I

Teresa Manion
Department Secretary
phone: 610.282.1100 ext. 2766
email: teresa.manion@desales.edu 
location: Gambet Center 147L

Jackie Snyder
phone: 610.282.1100 ext. 2773
email: Jacqueline.snyder@desales.edu
location: Gambet Center 147

Physician Assistant students: to receive full consideration for the next academic year, your CASPA application must be verified by CASPA no later than December 1.

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