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Prentiss L. Harrison

Apex, North Carolina

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Prentiss L. Harrison Apex Prentiss Lee Harrison 75 passed December 11, 2018. Mr. Harrison was recognized by the AAPA African Heritage Caucus for his pioneering efforts in the PA profession. The reading room in the Eugene A. Stead, Jr. Ctr. for Physician Assistants located in Durham, NC is named...

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Those who pass on God Keeps in his memory because he cares for them. Sorry for your loss.

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

It has been a honor to be in your acquaintance. I know that God has taken you into His kingdom and given you rest and peace. For all that you were here on earth will never be forgotten. My condolences to your wife Nancy and family.

I had the pleasure of meeting PA Prentiss Harrison on more than one occasion. My PA program director, Carl Fasser, was responsible for Prentiss relocation to Houston, TX where they worked together clinically for many years. I must admit, as the first male African American Physican Assistant and forefather of AAPA African Heritage Caucus, I knew the importance Prentiss played in our profession, but its not until now that I realized the impact! To be absent in the body is to be present with the...

I had the pleasure of being part of the staff of the Duke PA program during its formative years. I had the true honor of knowing Prentiss during his time at Duke. He was one of the trailblazers of such a renowned program.

I want to thank you for leading the way for PAs like myself. RIP to an inspirational spirit.