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Members of the PA class of 2016 and students from DePaul University participated in the
American Diabetes Association Chicago EXPO
at McCormick Place, on Saturday, April 18, 2014. The DePaul students performed Body Mass Index
screenings and measured waist circumference to assess for increased risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Physician assistant students explained the significance of these measurements to the EXPO attendees, and
under supervision of faculty Jason Radke, MMS, PA-C and
Kristin Mahr, MSEP, PA-C, counseled about prevention and management of Diabetes Mellitus.
A big congrats to our Director of Didactic Education Kristine Burgess, MS, PA-C
who received the Outstanding Faculty Teacher Award in recognition of her teaching as well as many other contributions she makes for the didactic year.
Dr. Scott Beatse, one of our clinical preceptors, was also recognized as CHP Outstanding Clinical Preceptor. Congratulations Dr. Beatse!
Congratulations to first year Physician Assistant student JoLynn Reed who was named Interprofessional Community Clinic Volunteer of the Month!
A big thanks to Associate Program Director Ziemowit Mazur Ed.M., MS, PA-C and
Director of Didactic Education Kristine Burgess, MS, PA-C who recently joined the ICC volunteer force!
Associate Program Director Ziemowit Mazur Ed.M., MS, PA-C was re-elected this year as the Public Education and Marketing Committee Chair for
Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants (IAPA). Ziemowit
was also elected as a representative for IAPA for our national organization American Academy of Physician Assistant (AAPA) as House of Delegates
representative for 2016/2017. Director of Clinical Education Kristin Mahr, MSEP, MS, PA-C
and Director of Didactic Education Kristine Burgess, MS, PA-C are also members of IAPA.
In addition, they serve as RFUMS PA program representatives on the IAPA Board of Directors.
PA Alum and scholarship winner Meredeth Campbell, was featured in the
Daily Herald as she provided free screenings and medical advice at the
Community Care Connection mobile clinic's stop at the Round Lake Public Library.
Congrats to the Physician Assistant Team for being ranked among the top 10% of graduate physician assistant programs by
USA NEWS and World Report
for 2015! !
PA Program Associate Director Ziemowit Mazur, Ed.M., MS, PA-C
of the Community Care Connection, was a featured guest on North Shore Live - Cooper's Corner, a locally hosted public access program broadcasted in Highland Park.
The show aired live Wednesday February 18. Ziemowit and Community Care Coordinator Michael Smith discussed breaking down barriers to access healthcare in the local community
for those underinsured or uninsured.
Great job Ziemowit!
First year PA Student Kelly Jo Smith was selected from a pool of competitive applicants
as Franklin Fellow and is responsible for designing and implementing community based projects on immunization education for parents and
healthcare providers. Congrats Kelly Jo!
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has hit the Physician Assistant Department! Faculty members Marcia Stout, Kristine Burgess, Ziemowit Mazur,
and department chair Michel Statler all took the soak to raise awareness.
Source: (ALS Association)
Please donate today to support ALS research
On Saturday August 23rd faculty member Ziemowit Mazur, PA-C
along with PA students Wendy Tan, Luke Stock, Jessica Kozlowski, and alum Bernadette Miszczysz,
PA-C attended the Lives in Medicine conference.
This Chicago-based organization was founded by and for Polish American students pursuing careers in medicine and seeking their own paths in healthcare.
The goal of this conference is to encourage professionals and students to share their experiences of medical school application, acceptance,
as well as residency and volunteer opportunities. Presentations on the Physician Assistant career and the admission process were given by Professor Mazur and Alum
Berna M. participated in the graduate student panel.
Patrick Knott, PhD, PA-C
Walid Khayr, MD
Rea Katz, PhD, PA-C
Ziemowit Mazur, M.Ed, MS, PA-C
Mayra Quintana, MD
Myriam Riboh, MS, PA-C
Gregory Skladzien, MD
Kristin Arneson Mahr, MSEP, MS, PA-C
Kristine Burgess, MS, PA-C
Jeff Greene, MPAS, PA-C
Jason Radke, MMS, PA-C
Alex Kendall MS, PA-C
Marcia Stout DNP,APN,FNP-C,CWON