Glenda Updyke, PA-C, graduated from the Kettering College Physician Assistant program cum laude in 1998 and graduated Magna cum laude from Alderson Broaddus with a Master of Science in Medical Science with an emphasis in surgery in 2002.
Glenda has worked as a physician assistant in general surgery and trauma/critical care locally, transplant surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital and the University of Cincinnati, and thoracic surgery at The Ohio State University.
She joined Kettering Physician Network in October 2011 and has worked in trauma/critical care, radiation oncology, and hospital medicine.
Glenda has had the opportunity to serve in third-world countries on multiple medical mission trips with her church. She enjoys quilting and embroidery and is an avid fan of The Ohio State University football team.
What is a Certified Physician Assistant?
A physician assistant (PA) is a licensed provider who holds a master's or doctoral degree and has advanced clinical training. They collaborate with physicians to diagnose and treat patients. Like physicians, they make referrals, provide physical exams, order and interpret tests, and prescribe medications.
- 2002: Alderson Broaddus College- Registar
- 1998: Kettering College of Medical Arts
- 2000: Kettering College of Medical Arts