NH physician assistant honored for overseas work
PORTSMOUTH, N.H.—A physician assistant from New Hampshire has been honored for bringing medical care to more than 10,000 people in Central America, South America, Africa, Europe and Asia.
Jack Gardner of Portsmouth received a humanitarian award from the American Academy of Physician Assistants at its annual conference Monday. It was held in Toronto, Ontario.
Gardner transitioned from a successful business career 12 years ago to become a physician assistant. He has participated in medical missions in developing countries. To date, he has recruited and brought 19 health care providers to those countries.