Clinical Staff

Matthew Bourcier, MPA, PA-C

Matt Bourcier began his research career at Strelitz as a student in Eastern Virginia Medical School’s Master of Physician Assistant program from December 1999 until his graduation in 2001. After working in Occupational Medicine for five years, he rejoined the Strelitz Diabetes Center to begin working in the Neuroendocrine and Clinical Research Units in May 2006. He received his B.S. in Biology and B.A. in Chemistry from Virginia Tech and has maintained certification as a Physician Assistant since 2001. His areas of interest include the diagnosis/management of diabetic neuropathies and neuroendocrine tumors. Matt is a strong advocate of both professional and patient education. His findings have been published in peer-reviewed journals such as The Journal of Family Practice, Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism and Pancreas. He is an Associate Faculty Member of F1000 for Multiple Endocrine Disorders & Neoplasias, and has been a guest speaker at The American Diabetes Association National Convention, Turning the Tide on Diabetes Conference in Virginia Beach and the Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants (VAPA) Annual Summer Conference.


Jo Ann Patrick, RN

Jo Ann Patrick initially started as a registered nurse in the state of New York, though only for a brief period of time before moving to Fairfax, VA. She has worked in a variety of departments throughout her illustrious nursing career. Jo Ann has worked in the intensive care unit, oncology and as a clinical nursing supervisor for home care.  She currently serves as the Neuroendocrine Unit nurse. In her free time Jo Ann enjoys spending time with her family and her grandchildren.