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James Carlson, PhD, MS, PA-C

Dean, College of Health Professions
Associate Vice President for Clinical Simulation
Associate Professor, Department of Physician Assistant 
Room  1.636-CHP
Building: HSB
Phone: 847.578.8464
Fax: 847.578.8806


Dr. Carlson is Dean of the College of Health Professions, Associate Vice President for Clinical Simulation and a member of the Physician Assistant faculty. He received his PhD in Interprofessional Health Care Studies from RFUMS in 2012 and his Master’s of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Practice from RFUMS in 2001.  Dr. Carlson also teaches in a number of University programs and is a member of the RFUMS Master Teachers Guild.  His research interests focus on diagnostic reasoning behaviors, simulation-based performance assessment, the role of simulation in team training, and Interprofessional education.



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