Director, Physician Assistant Program
Health Science Building
Phone: (843) 863-7427
Fax: (843) 863-7393
Gabrielle Poole PA-C graduated from Wofford College in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology degree and earned her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies degree from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). She began her career as a PA in an Urgent Care in Anderson, South Carolina after graduation from the program in 2009. When her husband, who is also a PA, had an opportunity to move to Charleston to advance his career, she took a position with the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at MUSC where she most recently served as the outpatient clinical PA for the Total Joint Replacement Program for four years. She comes to Charleston Southern University as the Founding Program Director for the Physician Assistant Program and is honored to be a part of a program dedicated to academic excellence for PA students in a Christian environment.
Director Poole served on the Board of Directors for the South Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants (SCAPA) for 7 years, including a two-year term as President and most recently serving as the Past President. She was recently honored as the 2015 South Carolina PA of the Year for her work with SCAPA. She and her husband have had honor and the privilege to serve on and lead medical mission trips to South Africa and Togo, West Africa since their time as PA students, and she currently holds a position with Seacoast Church as the Director of Global Missions Training.
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