Rosalind Franklin University 2004-2006
North Chicago, IL. Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
University of Minnesota 2003-2004
Minneapolis, MN. Graduate Certificate of Public Health—pending
University of Wisconsin-Madison 1998-2002
Madison, WI. B.S. Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Lycee Francois Premier 1995-1998
Fontainebleau, France. Scientific Baccalaureate
Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant July 2006-present
Evanston, IL Northshore University Healthsystem--Emergency Department
Provide emergency care including assessment, plan, treatment of patients in both the fast track and main ED. Advanced skills in ED procedures.
Otolaryngology Physician Assistant
Des Plaines, IL The Head and Neck Associates July 2006-April 2007
Provided inpatient and outpatient assessment, management of patients as well as assistance with
diagnostic and surgical procedures.
ACADEMIC TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Physician Assistant Educator Sept 2009- present
North Chicago, IL
Instructor-Faculty at Rosalind Franklin University, Physician Assistant Program
Course coordination topics include EKG, Immunology, ENT, Clinical Skills,
Physical Exam Skills and Documentation and Inter-professional Health Care studies.
Clinical Skills Lab Instructor – RFU Physician Assistant Program and Chicago Medical School
Preceptor for Physician Assistant Students--Northshore University Health System Emergency Department
PROFESSIONAL CLINICAL PRESENTATIONS
Poster presentation – ASAHP 2010 Annual Conference Sept 2010
Breaking Down the Silos and Blurring the Boundaries: An Interprofessional
Clinical Rotation for Students from Five Healthcare Professional Programs – What Did We Learn?
Patrick Knott, PhD, PA-C, Cathy Lazarus, MD, Myriam Riboh MS,PA-C and Catherine Gierman-Riblon MEd, RN
Global Health Presentation – CME lecture at NSUH
Effects of REM Sleep Deprivation on Behavioral and Hormonal Responses in Rats. Abstract presented at the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS) meeting in 2003.
Martinez-Gonzalez D, Obermeyer W, Fahy JL, Riboh M, Kalin NH, Benca RM. REM sleep deprivation induces changes in coping responses that are not reversed by amphetamine. Sleep. 2004 Jun 15;27(4):609-17
NCCPA Board Certified
BLS (exp 2013)
ACLS (exp 2013)
PALS (exp 2012)
Illinois State—Physician Assistant.
Illinois State Controlled Substances, DEA.
Special CME-Pediatric emergency care.
The Village Medical Project—provision of free Sierra Leone, Africa
medical care and development of NGO. Secretary of Association.
Kids First Health Fair Waukegan, IL
American Red Cross—Certified Child Safety Instructor Minneapolis, MN
UW-Children’s Hospital—Child Life volunteer Madison, WI
UWFSC—Vice president of Association Madison, WI
PAEA – Fellow Member
AAPA – Fellow Member
Languages: Fluent in French, conversational Spanish