Ashley Fort is an Assistant Professor and the Academic Coordinator for the PA Program at LSU Health Science Center-Shreveport. She has been in her current role as a faculty member since 2014. She earned her Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies from LSU Health Science Center-Shreveport in 2012, Bachelors degree in Physician Assistant Studies from LSU Health Science Center-Shreveport in 2007, and Bachelor degrees in Biology and Mathematics from Louisiana Tech University in 2005. Ashley’s research interests include curriculum design, interprofessional education, and student-faculty relationships. Prior to academia, Ashley worked for the department of Family Medicine as a clinical Physician Assistant.