Ray Wawrowski - Faculty Physician Assistant Program
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Ray Wawrowski - Faculty Physician Assistant Program


Ray Wawrowski, DHsc, PA-C

Assistant Professor
Clinical Coordinator
Program Faculty

Associates Physician Assistant, Cuyahoga Community College, 1995
M.S. Physician Assistant Studies, A.T. Still University, 2005
Doctor of Health Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, 2009

Dr. Wawrowski joined Lake Erie College October 2012 as Clinical Coordinator and Program Faculty. He brings with him a myriad of professional experience, working over thirty years in emergency medicine.

His career started with Fairport Harbor and Concord Township Fire Departments as a firefighter/EMT. He was one of the initial members of the Lake County Fire Investigation Unit, obtained certification in fire safety inspection, and trained for hazardous materials. He moved on to Harpersfield Volunteer Fire Department in Ashtabula County and worked with Northwest Ambulance District and Ambulance Care of Ashtabula County. He has worked as a health provider and lead physician assistant at many of the emergency departments throughout Northeast Ohio, including University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Geauga Medical Center, and St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown.

Dr. Wawrowski has played an important role for physician assistants in Ohio. He became[SK1]active within the Ohio Association of Physician Assistants (OAPA) where he held the offices of Treasurer, Vice-President, and President. He served on the Government Affairs Committee and was the OAPA President when the Ohio physician delegated prescriptive authority passed in 2006.

Dr. Wawrowski has been a student throughout his life. In 1995, he graduated from the Physician Assistant Program at Cuyahoga Community College and then attained his Master’s degree from Arizona School of Health Science with a focus in Family and Emergency Medicine in 2005. In 2009, he earned his doctorate of health sciences from Nova Southeastern University.

Dr. Wawrowski has taught CPR classes though Northwest Ambulance Service, has been a Clinical Preceptor for Physician Assistants teaching numerous students in emergency medicine rotations, and instructed continuing education classes for Geauga County EMS. Additionally, he provided Bio-Hazard training though Louisiana State University and has lectured at the Ohio Association of Physician Assistant State Conference.

Dr. Wawrowski is married and has six children. His hobbies include model railroading, playing with his children, and working on the continual "honey-do” list.

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