- M.S., Physician Assistant, East Carolina University
- B.S., Chemistry, Meredith College
Mary Frances Sears is the physician assistant for Cornerstone Health and Wellness Center at Lenoir-Rhyne University and joined the staff in 2019. Before coming to LR’s campus, she spent 15 years in family medicine. As a physician assistant, Sears is connected with Catawba Valley Medical Center – in which she is an active member. Sears loves working at Lenoir Rhyne University and brings with her a passion for helping students be the best they can be through good physical, mental and emotional health.