William R. Drace, MA, PA-C

         
      Drace Bill       William R. Drace, MA, PA-C                                      
Assistant Professor
1705 University Blvd.
SHPB 484
Birmingham, AL  35294
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205-934-3781
     
         
  Mr. Drace, Assistant Professor, joined the faculty in October of 2003. He graduated from UAB’s Surgical Physician Assistant program in 1978. He completed a Master’s degree in Education from the University of Phoenix. Mr. Drace’s extensive surgical background began as a Navy Corpsman and Operating Room Technician. Prior to accepting this faculty position, Mr. Drace worked with a Birmingham, Alabama based Cardiothoracic Surgical Practice for twenty-five years. Mr. Drace precepted Senior Physician Assistant Students from UAB from 1998 - 2003. It was this interaction that motivated him to accept a full-time faculty position. Mr. Drace brings a wealth of clinical and technical skills to the program.