Mr. Apperley received a BSc(Hons) in Sports and Exercise Sciences, a Post Graduate Diploma (PGDip) in Physician Assistant Studies and a Master’s (MSc) degree in Physician Associate Studies, all from The University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. Mr. Apperley also holds a Post-Graduate Certificate (PGCert) in Leadership and Management from Keele University, United Kingdom and a Credential of Readiness (CORe) from the Harvard Business School. He is currently pursuing his DMS degree (Emergency Medicine Cognate) from the Lincoln Memorial University School of Medical Sciences. He is a member of the Pi Alpha National Honor Society for Physician Assistants and a Fellow of both the Tennessee Academy of Physician Assistants (TAPA) and the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH).
Mr. Apperley has been a PA since 2011 and worked primarily in trauma and orthopedic surgery. He has also worked in combat medicine and has completed secondments in healthcare administration (NHS England). He entered education on a full-time basis in 2015 and is currently engaged in research on burnout of PA students as well as the complex management of patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. He became a PA so that he could give back to his community and help serve those less fortunate than him.