Dina Blackstock

M.P.H., PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant


Lynchburg General Hospital



Dina Dawson Blackstock has received extensive and thorough health care training through education and previous employment in numerous fields. She has previously worked as an EMT, Paramedic, Lab Tech and phlebotomist and even attended 2 years of medical school before realizing the calling to become a physician assistant in an effort to be able to spend more time educating and advocating for patients. As a certified physician's assistant for approximately 25 years, Dina has held numerous positions in the fields of pediatrics, family practice, urgent care, OB/GYN and Geriatrics before discovering a true love for nephrology. As part of her Master's Degree Program, she also completed an extensive internship at the CDC in Atlanta.

Training & Education

Medical School

St. Francis University

Graduate School

University of South Florida

Undergraduate School

 Longwood University

Certifications, Awards & More

Board Certifications
  • Certified by the National Commission of the Certification of Physician Assistants
  • Robert C. Byrd Scholastic Recognition Award
  • National Health Service Scholarship
  • Grant through the NIH for creating the "I've been CARED for" community support and education program
Professional/Hospital Associations
  • AAPA
  • VAPA
  • Worldwide Association of Female Professionals