Director, Health Sciences HSCI Undergraduate Courses
Program Direction and Administration: Direction and oversight of 17 health sciences undergraduate courses, including faculty assignments and evaluation, analysis of program and student learning outcomes, and course assessment and revisions in collaboration with subject matter experts and the associate dean, academic assessment and planning.
Teaching: Primary instructor for 4 classes per academic year ranging the span of health science course offerings, including research methods and statistics.
Academic and Committee Service: Faculty search/hiring committee; committees for integrating quality and defining core curriculum for health care quality; development of program assessment and faculty development materials for GW/Alexandria City Public Schools partnership: the Virginia Governor’s Academy.
Associate Director, Surveys & Analysis
Research and Survey Design: Manage the development and execution of quantitative and qualitative studies for research initiatives across the Academy for both internal insights and external partnerships.
Analytics: Direct statistical analyses of PA workforce research for strategic organizational support and external and scholarly research partnerships. Aggregate and utilize internal and external data sources for informing internal strategy, professional advocacy, and membership.
Research Dissemination: Engagement with national health workforce researchers through authoring peer-reviewed publications, external-facing organizational reports, and speaking at national research conferences.
Previous positions: Manager, Research (2017-2019) & Research Analyst (2015-2017)
Lecturer and Researcher
Teaching: Primary instructor, lecturer, or coordinator for a variety of topics for online and in-person classes of 6 to 300 students.
Project direction: Coordinated lab of 13 research assistants engaging in three different programs of research.
Doctor of Philosophy in Social Psychology – Purdue University – 2015
Graduate Certificate in Statistics – Purdue University – 2015
Master of Science in Social Psychology – Purdue University – 2011
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (with honors) – Indiana University – 2009
Methods: Experimental, longitudinal, survey, cross-sectional methods/design
Analytics: Multivariate analytics, psychometrics, regression and predictive analytics using SPSS (syntax/coding) and R; introductory knowledge of Tableau
Blackstone, S. R., Johnson, A. K., Smith, N., McCall, T. C., Simmons, W., & Skelly, A. (under review). Burnout, emotional distress, and self-reported medical errors within the PA profession. Journal of Healthcare Management.
McCall, T. C., & Smith, N. (under review). Re-examining the gap: Compensation disparities between male and female PAs remain in 2019. Journal of American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Zuber, K., McCall, T. C., Bruessow, D., Devine, P. J., & Straker, H. O. (in press). Improving health disparities in PA practices: A quality improvement study. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Smith, B. J., McCall, T. C., Slaven, E. M., Smith, N. (in press). Physician assistants are a solution to the growing need for clinicians able to treat a complex aging population. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Rizzolo, D., Smith, N., McCall, T. C., Roberts, A., & Porta, K. (in press). Physician assistant students’ competency to identify and diagnose Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Physician Assistant Education.
Rizzolo, D., Smith, N., & McCall, T. C. (in press). Towards earlier identification: Physician assistants’ perceptions of their ability to identify, diagnose, and refer pediatric patients for treatment for autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Allied Health.
Coplan, B. H., McCall, T. C., Smith, N., Gellert, V. L., & Essary, A. C. (2018). Burnout, job satisfaction, and stress levels of PAs. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, 31, 42-46. doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000544305.38577.84
^ Nominated, adjudicated, and awarded the 2019 AAPA Publishing Award by a volunteer panel of PAs.
McCarty, M. K., Carlston, D. E., McCall, T. C., & Tay, L. (2018). The evolution of a series of impression formation experiments: A methods case study. Sage Methods Cases. doi: 10.4135/9781526440730
Smith, N., Cawley, J. F., & McCall, T. C. (2017). Examining the gap: Compensation disparities between male and female physician assistants. Women’s Health Issues, 27, 607-613.
Carlston, D. E., McCall, T. C., McCarty, M. K. & Tay, L. (2015). On being judged by the company you keep: The effects of group consensus and target behavior on impressions of individual group members. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 60, 173-182.
LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE
Board of Directors – Indiana Family Health Council, Indianapolis, IN – 2012 – 2015
Social Policy Advocacy: Governed the agency provider of federal and state funds from the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services and the Indiana State Dept. of Health for family planning services in clinics statewide, including Planned Parenthood.
Financial Oversight: Served as finance committee member, collaborating with CFO to oversee financial operations and allocations.