Ziemowit Mazur, Ed.M, MS, PA-C

Instructor and Academic Coordinator
Physician Assistant Program
College of Health Professions
3333 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL 60064
Phone: 847.578.8302
Fax: 847.578.8690
Ziemowit.Mazur@rosalindfranklin.edu
Biography

 Education:

Certificate Program in Health Professions Education, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL; Expected May 2014
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M.S. PA Studies Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL; May 2010.

Ed.M. (Higher Education Administration and Leadership) University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL; May 2005.

B.S. RST Management University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL; May 2003

Academic Appointments:

Academic Coordinator, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, PA program, 2012 to present.

Adjunct Faculty, Rush University Medical Center, Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences, 2012 to present.

Instructor, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, PA program, 2011 to present.

Lecturer, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Physician Assistant Department, 2010 to 2011.

Graduate Assistant/Academic Advisor, University of Illinois, College of Education, 2004-2005.

Teaching:

• CHS 531W Introduction to Human Disease (2 qh), Course Director; Summer 2013, 2012
• HPAS 500 Professional Issues and Ethics (2qh), Course Director; 2013 Co-Director; 2012
• HPAS 525 Geriatrics (2 qh) Course Director; Winter 2013 Co-Director; Winter 2012, 2011;
• HPAS 523 Clinical Procedures (3 qh) Co-Director; Spring 2013, 2012
• HPAS 513 Physical Examination (3 qh) Lecturer and Lab Instructor; Winter 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
• HPAS 646 Advanced Physical Examination (3 qh) Lecturer and Lab Instructor; Spring 2013, 2012, 2011
• HPAS 512 Clinical Decision Making I (2 qh) Grader; Winter 2012, 2011, 2010
• HPAS 522 Clinical Decision Making II (2 qh) Grader; Spring 2013, 2012, 2011
• HMTD 515 A/B Interprofessional Health Teams (2 qh) Small Group Instructor; Winter, Spring 2013, 2012, 2011
• HPAS 501/510/520 General Medicine I, II, III (Cardiology, Gastroenterology) Unit co-director; 2011
• HPAS 501/510/520-YPHP 601/602/603 General Medicine I, II, III (Cardiology, Neurology, Nephrology) Unit co-director; 2012, 2013
• HPAS 501/510/520-YPHP 601/602/603 General Medicine I, II, III Unit Coordinator; (Neurology, Endocrinology, Hematology, Ophthalmology) 2012, 2013
• MCBA 501 Gross Human Anatomy (10 qh) Lab Instructor; Summer 2012, 2011
• HPTH 625 Body Systems I, II (3 qh) Lecturer; Fall/Winter 2012, 2011
• HNAS 725 Advanced Physical Examination (2 qh) Course and Lab Instructor; Summer 2013, 2012
• PBBS 601 Pharmacology Lecturer; Winter 2012
• HPAS536 - Clinical Laboratory for the Health Professional (2 qh) Course Instructor; Fall 2012
• MCUR502 A B C-Essentials of Clinical Reasoning Course Instructor; Spring 2013
• PAS615 Clinical Year, Return to Campus Lectures; Instructor; 2011, 2012, 2013

Clinical Teaching:

Preceptor for PA students, Physician Home Care Services Plus, Bloomingdale, IL; 2012-present.

Presentations

1. “Metabolic Syndrome: Unrevealing the Mystery” Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants Fall CME, Rush Copley Heart Institute, October 2013.

2. “The Latest on Diabetes: Research and Care” Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Chamber of Commerce, October 2013.

3. “Health Screenings and Cholesterol Awareness” Wellness Wednesdays, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science; September 2013.

4. “Experiential Workshop: Use of Problem-Based Learning in Continuing Professional Education to Enhance Interprofessional Education” Mast, L, Tappert, S,   Bridges, D, Mazur, Z. Collaboration Across Borders IV. Vancouver, Canada. June 2013.

5. “Legislative Updates for PAs” Annual Practice Symposium, Northshore Hospital System CME:,January 2013.

6. “Prevalence of Youth Obesity and Importance of Physical Fitness” Initiation of Wellness Curriculum at Champaign Unit 4 School, Champaign, IL; May 2007.

7. “Health and Wellness Entrepreneurship” Fall Into Fitness Conference, College of Applied Life Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 2006.

8. “Alumni Perspectives” College of Applied Health Sciences Freshman Welcome Event, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. 2006.

Poster presentations

1. “The Perceptions and Clinical Approach to Metabolic Syndrome by Actively Practicing Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Physician Assistant and Medical Doctor Alumni” All-School Research Consortium, Rosalind Franklin University. 2012

2. “Does Exposure to Visual Material Increase Patient Understanding and Compliance in Diabetes Mellitus Type
II Management?” 2012. All-School Research Consortium, Rosalind Franklin University. 2012.

3. “Is Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis Surgery a Safe Option for Patients with Ulcerative Colitis?” All-
School Research Consortium, Rosalind Franklin University. 2010. 
 

Professional Affiliations:
Fellow, Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants (IAPA), 2011 to present

Member, Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA), 2010 to present

Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) 2010 to present

Research, Primary Investigator:

1. “Is Metabolic Syndrome Prevalent and Recognized on the Community Care Connection Mobile Clinic: Chart Review.” [IRB protocol approved August 2013]

2. “Outcomes of Elderly Diabetic Patients Receiving Home Care: Retrospective Chart Review” [IRB protocol approved July 2013]

3. “The Perceptions and Clinical Approach to Metabolic Syndrome by Actively Practicing Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Physician Assistant and Medical Doctor Alumni” 2012.

4. “Does Exposure to Visual Material Increase Patient Understanding and Compliance in Diabetes Mellitus Type II Management?” 2012.

Service:

University Level:

Faculty Senator, 2013 to present.
“HealthyU” Wellness Initiative, Co-Chair, 2013 to present.
Advisor, DePaul Pathway Honors Program, 2013 to present.
Strategic Planning Committee: 5D Progressive, Evidenced Based Admissions, 2012 to present.
Curriculum Committee Member, Interprofessional Geriatric Education Experience, 2013 to present.

College of Health Professions Level:

CHP Appointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee Member, 2013 to present.
CHP Curriculum Committee Member, 2013 to present.
Faculty Search Committee Member, Physician Assistant Program, 2012 to present.
Lake County Scholarship Award Committee, Physician Assistant Program, 2011, 2012.

Professional:

Faculty Advisor, Outreach for HealthReach (OR4HR) (student run free screening clinic), 2013 to present.
Faculty Advisor, Student Medical Challenge Bowl, 2012 to present.
Chair, IAPA Public Education Committee, 2013 to present.
Committee Chair, IAPA Spring CME planning committee, 2012, 2013.
Board of Directors, Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants (IAPA), 2011 to present.

Community:

Healthcare provider, Back to School Festival, Mano A Mano (free school physicals to needy kids), 2012.
After-School Enrichment Program (ASEP), 2012.
Healthcare provider, Health Reach for Outreach Clinic, 2012-present.
Healthy Families Clinic (providing healthy and sick medical visits to needy kids) 2008-present.
"Kids First" Health Fair, Lake County Health Department (providing free school physicals to needy kids); 2008, 2010 to present.
Carle Hospital Oncology Unit, Volunteer; 2007

Clinical Experience

Physician Assistant, Physician Home Care Services Plus (Internal Medicine), Bloomingdale, IL, 2011-present.
Physician Assistant, Ritacca, D. MD (Metabolic Syndrome Clinic), Vernon Hills, IL, 2010-present.

Professional Licensure and Certifications

Medical Education Research Certificate. Physician Assistant Education Organization (PAEA) 2012.
Basic Skills Certificate Program. Physician Assistant Education Organization (PAEA) 2011.
Physician Assistant Certified. National Commission on Certifications of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) (98th percentile nationally) 2010.
Certified Physician Assistant Licensed. State of Illinois, 2010.
Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) licensed, 2010.
Illinois State Controlled Substance licensed, 2010.
American Heart Association BLS/ACLS 2009, recertified 2011, 2013.
National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Corrective Exercise Specialist, 2006.
Emergency Medicinal Technician (EMT-B) certified. National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT), 2005.

Continuing Education Seminars Attended

Metabolic and Endocrine Disease Summits (MEDS); Orlando FL; Chicago IL August 2012, 2013.
Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) Annual Education Forums; Seattle WA; New Orleans, LA October 2011, 2012, 2013.
Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants (IAPA) and (RFUMS) Spring CME, North Chicago, IL May 2012, 2013.
Primary Care Education-Best Practices in Primary Care, Wheeling IL December 2011.
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV May 2010.

Honors and Awards

Polish Roman Catholic Union of America Scholarship, 2009, 2010.
Kosciuszko Foundation Scholarship, 2009. 

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