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Cathy Lynn Pollard, American physician assistant. Certified medical laboratory technician with honors Lyons Education Center, Hackensack, New Jersey, 1971. Named Miss Bergen County, Miss American Scholarship Pageant, 1975, Miss Westchester County, Miss American Scholarship Pageant, 1976; recipient Directors award, Montefiore Hospital, 1983. Member of Simian Society (president 1984), New York State Society Physicians Assistants.

Background

Pollard, Cathy Lynn was born on November 23, 1952 in Englewood, New Jersey, United States. Son of Lloyd Fairhurst and Blanche (Shalhoub) Pollard.

Education

Bachelor of Science with cum laude, Long Island University, 1980.

Career

Laboratory technician, chief hematology Holy Name Hospital, Teaneck, New Jersey, 1971—1975. Assistant laboratory instructor podiatry Bergen Community College, Hackensack, 1973. Laboratory instructor, chief laboratory technician National Health Institute, Yonkers, New York, 1975—1976.

Physician assistant Montefiore Hospital Rikers Island Health Service, Bronx, New York, 1980—1985, senior physician assistant, 1985—1986, research physician assistant department epidemiology and Acuired Immune Deficiency Syndrome research, since 1986, member laboratory subcommittee quality assurance, 1982—1983. Researcher in field; professional model, 1974—1976.

Membership

Member of Simian Society (president 1984), New York State Society Physicians Assistants.

Connections

Married Arthur Richard Sigwanz, July 22, 1979 (deceased 1985).