Rafael Pomales Jr., MHS, PA-C
From: New York City
Masters of Health Sciences, University of Oklahoma – 2000 Certified Physician Assistant – 2001 to Present Bachelors of Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies, Cameron Univ. , Lawton Oklahoma – 1997 US Army, 1989 – 1998; Mech. infantry, Trumpet player; Operation Desert Storm – 1991
Puerto Rican Descent, born/raised in New York City for 10 yrs, then moved with father who was in the US Army. Graduated from Nurnberg American HS in 1988; joined the Army in 1989. Went on to pursue my dream of becoming a PA and graduated in 2000. I have been practicing in the Dallas area since 2001 and have been in pediatrics, family medicine, internal medicine, and geriatrics in my brief career. I am married to a PA as well, we have 4 beautiful children. I love to watch and participate in sports. I enjoy exercising and spending time at home. I also love to travel to Puerto Rico to be around family and friends.
Awards & Recognitions
President, Physician Assistants for Latino Health, 2010-2014/2016-17; American Academy of Physician Assistants – Constituent Relations work Group 2014-18 and Chairman in 2017-18; NHMA Leadership Award; Member of AAPA’s Veteran’s, African Heritage, AMEPAC, LBGT, PALH, Christian Caucuses; Combat Infantry Badge – 1991, Operation Desert Storm