University Profiles


Michelle McWeeney, MS, PA-C

Assistant Professor

Physician Assistant Program


I believe in promoting cultural competence, primary care and encourage students to work in medically under-served areas.

I have been a Physician Assistant (PA) for the past 13 years. I graduated from the UMDNJ PA program. Straight from PA school I worked in the Department of Family Medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center and held the rank of Assistant Professor. While I was in the Department of Family Medicine, I worked in an under-served clinic for the uninsured and under-insured for 11 years. I am passionate about serving the uninsured and mentor students to work in uninsured areas. I am interested in Health care disparities and providing culturally competent health care. My other love is of Women's Health and preventive medicine. For the past two years I have worked in Primary care at Alps Family Physicians in Wayne, NJ, and I continue to practice there one day per week. I am active in the Physician Assistant Foundation.  


  • Master of Science, University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Providence College

Academic Distinctions

New Jersey Outstanding Physician Assistant of the Year, 2004

Wu, J, Porch E, McWeeney M, Ohman-Strickland P, Levine JP, Knowledge and concerns related to the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine among underserved Latina women. J Lower Genital Tract Disease 2010;14 (3): 155-161.


Office Phone
(973) 275-2027


Office Location
Room 200
McQuaid Hall


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