Faculty & Staff

Portrait of Celeste Bear wearing a white lab coat with her name embroidered on it. She has long brown hair.

Ms. Celeste Bear

Physician Assistant Studies


Assistant Clinical Professor


Director of Clinical Assessments


P: 601-696-2320 for Ms. Celeste Bear

Email for Ms. Celeste Bear
Ms. Heather Dearing

Ms. Heather Dearing

Physician Assistant Studies


Administrative Assistant I


P: 601-696-2320 for Ms. Heather Dearing
F: 601-696-2350 for Ms. Heather Dearing

Email for Ms. Heather Dearing
Portrait of Tarra Milligan wearing a red blouse. She has long brown hair.

Ms. Tara Milligan

Physician Assistant Studies


Assistant Clinical Professor


P: 601-696-2321 for Ms. Tara Milligan
F: 601-696-2350 for Ms. Tara Milligan

Email for Ms. Tara Milligan
Portrait of Debra Munsell with short blond hair wearing a tweed jacket with a black shirt underneath

Dr. Debra Munsell

Physician Assistant Studies


Director, Physician Assistant Studies Program


Associate Professor


P: 601-696-2345 for Dr. Debra Munsell
F: 601-696-2350 for Dr. Debra Munsell

Email for Dr. Debra Munsell
Portrait of Shey Washburn with long light red hair wearing a necklace and a white blouse

Ms. Shey Washburn

Physician Assistant Studies


Clinical Coordinator & Assistant Clinical Professor


P: 601-484-0196 for Ms. Shey Washburn
F: 601-696-2350 for Ms. Shey Washburn

Email for Ms. Shey Washburn
portrait of George White wearing a jacket with a maroon tie and an mstate pen

Dr. George L. White, Jr.

Physician Assistant Studies


Assistant Director, Physician Assistant Studies Program


Clinical Professor


P: 601-696-2346 for Dr. George L. White, Jr.
F: 601-696-2350 for Dr. George L. White, Jr.

Email for Dr. George L. White, Jr.