Paula Purpera, PA-C
Paula Purpera, PA-C was born and raised in the Philippines and immigrated to New York City in her late teens. She served in the United States Air Force as a Medical Laboratory Journeyman from 2000-2004 and was recognized for her meritorious service. Prior to working as a PA, she worked as a Medical Technologist at the Cleveland Clinic Transfusion Medicine and Hematology Laboratory as well as a Cytogenetics Technologist at Metrohealth Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. She earned her undergraduate degree in Clinical Laboratory Science at the University of Cincinnati in 2008 and her Master of Science and Physician Assistant degree at Cleveland State University/Tri-C PA Program in 2014.
She is a fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Veterans Caucus of the AAPA, Florida Academy of Physician Assistants and Florida Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. She also writes a lifestyle, fashion and beauty blog.