Disty Pearson, PA
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Disty Pearson, PA-C, AACC

 

Disty had been a Physician Assistant since 1981.  She has worked caring for congenital cardiac patients first as a cardiac surgical PA at the New England Medical Center, Boston Floating Hospital. She joined the Boston Adult Congenital Heart and Pulmonary Hypertension Service in 1999 and is the senior physician assistant on the service. Disty is a founding member of the ACHA Medical Board, and a founding member of the Adult Congenital Cardiac Care Associate Research Network.   She is a council member on the ACC Team Council and the current Chair of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant Health Foundation.   She is passionate about ACHD patient advocacy both here and internationally and has recently become the Chair of the ISACHD Global Health Working Group.