john hurt-5John Hurt, MSPAS, PA-C
Assistant Professor
1716 9th Ave. S.
SHPB 466
Birmingham, AL  35294

Mr. John Hurt graduated from the University of Alabama Birmingham where he obtained a BS in Biology/Chemistry in 1999. He attended the UAB Physician Assistant Program from 2000-2002 earning a second bachelor’s degree in Physician Assistant studies. He later completed his Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska in 2013. He has practiced clinically in cardiovascular surgery, cardiology, inpatient medicine and GI surgery as well as emergency medicine. Mr. Hurt was recognized as the Preceptor of the Year in 2011 from the UAB Physician Assistant Program and in May 2013 accepted a full time faculty position in our Physician Assistant Program. He continues to work clinically in the Emergency Department one day a week teaching our first and second year students. His interests include emergency medicine, surgical disease, surgical techniques as well as primary care. He is responsible for instructing our History and Physical examination courses. He is also an instructor in our Surgical Techniques courses as well as ACLS. He loves Auburn football and spending time with his wife and two boys playing football, fishing, catching bugs, hunting and exploring the outdoors.