Lori Jo Slavick is a PA-C here at Franklin Family Services. She prescribes medications. Ms. Slavick is a is a graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy Physician Assistant Program. She was elected President of the Association of Family Practice Physician Assistants. (AFPPA).
Ms. Slavick was brought to Maryland with her new husband and had worked in the Maryland Prison for 5 years in general medicine and psychiatry.
Ms. Slavick had been working at St John Detroit Riverview Hospital, an underserved hospital in Detroit. She was Lead Physician Assistant for the practice of Leonard Ellison in Southfield, Michigan. Ms. Slavick feels compelled to help the indigent population because they are the ones in need of the most medical services. She has run numerous workshops on depression, domestic violence, HIV/AIDS, computers, and thoroughly enjoys mentoring PA students. She was also speaker coordinator for the AFPPA conferences and has written grants for their funding
In 2002, she received the William Montgomery Community Service Award. In 2003, she lobbied with the Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants to make elected officials more aware of the PA profession and its positive contribution to the health care system.
She is married and has 2 sons. Her husband Stephen is supportive of all her endeavors.