P. Michel Statler, MLA, PA-C

Associate Professor
Acting Chair/ Program Director
Physician Assistant Department

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
College of Health Professions
3333 Green Bay Rd
North Chicago IL, 60064
Phone: 847.578.8302
Fax: 847.578.8690
michel.statler@rosalindfranklin.edu
Biography

Education:

            New Program Director Retreat, Physician Assistant Education Association, Potomac, Maryland, July 26-30, 2013

National Institute for Program Director Development, Winter Session, Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors, Scottsdale, Arizona, January 24-27, 2013

National Institute for Program Director Development, Fall Session, Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors, Memphis, Tennessee, October 5-7, 2012

Program Director Skills Development Workshop, APAP 2005 Education Forum and Exhibition, Las Croabas, Puerto Rico, November 1-2, 2005

            Master of Liberal Arts, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, 2000

Bachelor of Science, Allied Health, University of Alabama in Birmingham, Surgeon’s Assistant Program, Birmingham, Alabama, 1980

Bachelor of Arts, German, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 1977

Professional Experience:

Senior Director, Academic Affairs, Physician Assistant Education Association, Alexandria, Virginia, October 1, 2012 through March 25, 2013

Director of Professional Affairs and Education, Physician Assistant Education Association, Alexandria, Virginia, August 1, 2010 through October 1, 2012

Academic Appointments:

Department Chair/Program Director, Associate Professor, Physician Assistant Program, Rosalind Franklin University, North Chicago, Illinois, April 15, 2013 through present

Associate Director, Associate Professor, Department of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, August 18, 2008 through August 31, 2010

Associate Professor, Physician Assistant Program, Midwestern University, Glendale, Arizona, August 25, 2003 through August 8, 2008

                        Academic Coordinator, January 2004 through May 15, 2005

                        Associate Director May 16, 2005 through August 8, 2008

Associate Professor, Department of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, August 2002 through July 2003

Assistant Professor, Department of Physician Assistant Studies, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, December 1994 through August 2002

                        Academic Coordinator, September 1998 through July 2003

                        Clinical Coordinator, September 1996 through 1998

                        Clinical Supervisor, December 1994 through September 1996

Clinical Experience:

Physician Assistant, Digestive Health Associates, Dallas, Texas, March 2002 – July 2003

Physician Assistant, Concentra Medical Centers (Occupational Medicine), Dallas, Texas, July 2000 – March 2002

Physician Assistant, Southwest Pain Group, Dallas, Texas, October 1999 through June 2000

Physician Assistant, Bluitt-Flowers Clinic, Parkland Community Oriented Primary Care, Dallas, Texas, June 1995 through September 1999

Physician Assistant, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona, June 1988 through November 1994

            Department of Neurosurgery, March 1990 through November 1994

            Department of Otolaryngology, June 1988 through March 1990

Surgeon’s Assistant, Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, September 1980 through April 1988

Professional Licensure and Certification:

National Committee of Certification of Physician Assistants

Arizona State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners

Professional Affiliations:

American Academy of Physician Assistants

              Physician Assistant Education Association

              Illinois Physician Assistant Academy

              Society for the Preservation of Physician Assistant History

Awards and Honors:

Alpha Eta Honor Society, Inducted as a faculty member, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, 2010

Best Poster Award from the Clinical and Scientific Affairs Council for AAPA for poster submission by Rice, K and Statler, M.  Hypercalcemia and Metastatic Carcinoma of an Unknown Primary Site in a 64 year old Female.  Student Gallery at the 37th Annual AAPA Conference, San Diego, California, May 2009

Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, July 2008

Pi Alpha, National Honor Society for Physician Assistants, Inducted as a faculty member, Midwestern University, Glendale, Arizona, June 2008

Best in Show and Best Poster Awards from the Clinical and Scientific Affairs

Council for AAPA for poster submission by Reinhold, R, Roch, J., and Statler, M. A Case of Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma in a 14-year-old Male.  Student Gallery at the 36th Annual AAPA Conference, San Antonio, Texas, May 2008. 

PA Teacher of the Year, Midwestern University, Glendale, Arizona, 2004, 2005, 2008

Research Recognition Award for Excellence in Research, Southwestern Allied Health Science School at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 2001

Distinguished Teacher Award for Excellence in Teaching, Southwestern Allied Health Science School at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 1999

PA Educator of the Year, Texas Academy of Physician Assistants, 1998

Academic Experience:   

            Physician Assistant Program – Rosalind Franklin University

HPAS538, Introduction to Clinical Medicine (2 QH), Course director, Summer 2013

HPAS5507, Professional Issues and Ethics, Course instructor, Summer 2013

HPAS5501, General-Medicine I: Neurology and Psychiatry units, Unit coordinator/instructor, Fall 2013

            Physician Assistant Program – Midwestern University

                        Physical Diagnosis – 2003, 2004, 2005

                        Clinical Medicine I – 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007

                        Clinical Medicine II – 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007

                        Clinical Medicine III – 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

                        Therapeutic Skills – 2004, 2005, 2006

                        Electrocardiography – 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007

                        Emergency Medicine and Surgical Principles – 2006, 2007, 2008

            Department of Physician Assistant Studies

            University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

                        Clinical Correlations: Neuroanatomy 1998-2003

                        Clinical Medicine I (Dermatology, HEENT)

                                    Dermatology – 1996-1999

                                    HEENT – 1996-2003; 2008 through present

                        Clinical Medicine II (Neurology) – 1996-2003; 2008 through present

                        Clinical Medicine III (Surgery) – 1995-2003

                        Patient Evaluation I, II, and III – 1995-2003; 2008 through present

                        Integration Skills I and II – 1995-2003; 2008 through present

                        Clinical Skills – 1995-2003; 2009 through present

                        Psychiatry – 1996-2003; 2009 through present                                 

Professional Presentations:

New Benefits to Being a Preceptor: How to Earn Category I CME for Teaching Students, Co-presenter with Carol Gorney,  AAPA 41st Annual Conference, May 27, 2013, Washington, DC.

Coming Soon to a Program Near You:  An Introduction to New Testing Products, Co-presenter with Kim Cavanagh and Scott Arbet for PAEA Education Forum, November 10, 2012, Seattle, WA.

Physician Assistants: Meeting the Workforce Needs of the U.S. Healthcare System, Co-presenter with Tony Brenneman for National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions Conference, June 21, 2012, Baltimore, MD. 

Evaluation and Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke, lecture for 40th Annual Physician Assistant Conference, AAPA, May 28, 2012, Toronto, Canada

Basic Neurologic Examination Workshop, 40th Annual Physician Assistant Conference, AAPA, May 28, 2012, Toronto, Canada

PANCE Review Course: ECG Overview, Neurology Review, lectures for Physician Assistant Program, Midwestern University, May 21, 2012, Glendale, AZ

PANCE Review Course: EENT Overview, Neurology I and II, lectures for Physician Assistant Department, Drexel University, December 3, 2011, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Evaluation and Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke, lecture for 38th Annual Physician Assistant Conference, AAPA, June 1, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia

Do Dizzy Patients Leave You Spinning: Sorting Out Vertigo, lecture for 38th Annual Physician Assistant Conference, AAPA, June 1, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia

Evaluation and Management of Acute Cerebral Ischemia, lecture for 37th Annual Physician Assistant Conference, AAPA, May 26, 2009, San Diego, California

Diagnostic Approach to Altered Mental Status, lecture for 37th Annual Physician Assistant Conference, AAPA, May 26, 2009, San Diego, California

Case-based Neurologic Exam Workshop, Texas Academy of Physician Assistants, Spring Meeting, scheduled for February 27, 2009 in Dallas, Texas

The Multiple Mini-Interview: Assessing Non-cognitive Behavior with Increased Reliability and Validity,” Co-presenter with Jennie Hocking, MPAS, PA-C, Dave Klocko, MPAS, PA-C and Cristina Gonzalez, MA, Workshop, PAEA Education Forum, October 30, 2008, Savannah, Georgia

Cardiology Review, Neurology Review lectures for Cedar Bluff CME Corporation Physician Assistant National Recertification Board Review Seminar, August 5-6, 2008, Phoenix, Arizona 

Beyond Medical Knowledge: Moving your practice from good to great, Co-presenter with Tricia Guerra, MPAS, PA-C, Lecture, 36th Annual Physician Assistant Conference, AAPA, May 24, 2008, San Antonio, Texas

Fine Tuning Your Neurologic Exam, Lecture, 36th Annual Physician Assistant Conference, AAPA, May 27, 2008, San Antonio, Texas

Neurology Review, ENT Review for Cedar Bluff CME Corporation Physician Assistant National Recertification Board Review Seminar, May 5-8, 2008, Phoenix, Arizona

Comprehensive Neurology Review, Gastroenterology Review: Hepatitis, Biliary and Pancreatic Disease,  PANCE Preparation Course 2008, Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ, April 7-10, 2008

Making a Bridge to Clinical Practice: Incorporation of Patient Charts into the Didactic Year, Co-presenter with Lisa Chang, MMSc, PA-C, Lecture, 2007 PAEA Annual Education Forum, Oct. 27, 2007, Tucson, Arizona

Partnering with your Patient: How to Build a Therapeutic Alliance, as part of a symposium entitled “Closing the Care Gap: Improving Front-line Clinician Proficiency in Epilepsy,” Invited Speaker, 35th Annual Physician Assistant Conference, May 28, 2007, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sorting out Common Neurologic Complaints, Lecture, American Academy of Physician Assistants, 35th Annual Physician Assistant Conference, May 29, 2007, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Comprehensive Neurology Review, Biliary and Pancreatic Disease Review, PANCE Preparation Course 2007, Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ, April 9-12, 2007 

Neurology 201: A Look at Abnormals, Lecture, Physician Assistants 2007 CME Conference, Arizona State Association of Physician Assistants, March 31, 2007, Sedona, Arizona

Incorporation of the PA Competencies into PA Education, Co-presenter Alison Essary, MHPE, PA-C, 2006 APAP Education Forum, approved for November 2006, Quebec, Canada

Comprehensive Neurology Review, ECG Review, PANCE Preparation Course 2006, Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ, April 10-13, 2006

Incorporation of Case-based Learning across the Curriculum: The PBL Hybrid, Co-presenters James Meyer, MD and Alison Essary, MHPE, 2005 APAP Education Forum, November, 5, 2005, Los Croabas, Puerto Rico.

Neurology 201: A Look at Abnormals, Lecture, American Academy of Physician Assistants 33rd Annual Physician Assistant Conference, May 28, 2005 in Orlando, Florida

Comprehensive Neurology Review, Comprehensive Surgery Review, PANCE Preparation Course 2005, Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ, April 13-15, 2005 

Neurological Examination Workshops (Basic and Advanced), Texas Academy of Physician Assistants, Spring Meeting, February 12, 2005 in Dallas, Texas

NeuroRadiology Potpourri: Tumors, Infections, and Degenerative Disease; Give Me a Break: A Look at Neurologic Trauma ; Indoor Plumbing Systems: Evaluation of Cerebrovascular and Peripheral Vascular DiseaseCruise for Credit, Cozumel, Mexico, October 3, 2004

Neurological Examination Workshops (Basic and Advanced), American Academy of Physician Assistants 32nd Annual Physician Assistant Conference,  June 3, 2004  Las Vegas, Nevada

The Clinical Coordinator: How to Save the Endangered Species, Co-Presenter Susan Symington, MPAS, PA-C, Roundtable discussion, Association of Physician Assistant Programs Semi-Annual Conference, June 2, 2004, Las Vegas, Nevada

Neurological Examination Workshops (Basic and Advanced), Texas Academy of Physician Assistants, Spring Meeting, February 20-21, 2004 in Dallas, Texas

From Heartburn to Hemorrhoids: A Look at the GI Tract, Cruise for Credit, Bahamas, October 2003

Neuroimaging 101: Unscrambling the Gray Matter, Cruise for Credit, Bahamas, October 2003

Neurological Examination Workshop, 31st Annual Physician Assistant Conference, American Academy of Physician Assistants, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 24, 2003

Neurological Examination Workshop, Texas Academy of Physician Assistants, Spring Meeting, Dallas, Texas, February 22, 2003

Neurological Examination Workshop, Texas Academy of Physician Assistants, Spring Meeting, Ft. Worth, Texas, February 15, 2002

Educating the Next Generation: Developing Lecturing Skills, Workshop for Texas Academy of Physician Assistants Fall Meeting, Houston, Texas, September 22, 2001

Fourth Annual Physician Assistant Certifying Exam Review Course: Neurology, Psychiatry, and Surgery Blocks, Texas Academy of Physician Assistants Fourth Annual Board Review, Houston, Texas, September 21, 2001

The Merits of the Dissection Lab: Is the Hip Bone Connected to the Knee Bone? Southwestern Allied Health Sciences School Research Interest Group, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, April 11, 2001

Educating the Next Generation: Developing Lecturing Skills, Workshop for Texas Academy of Physician Assistants Spring Meeting, Arlington, Texas, February 10, 2001

Neurological Examination Workshop, Texas Academy of Physician Assistants, Spring Meeting, Arlington, Texas, February 8 & 9, 2001

Neurological Examination Workshop, Texas Academy of Physician Assistants, Fall Meeting, Austin, Texas September 23, 2000

Third Annual Physician Assistant Certifying Exam Review Course: Neurology Block (Ill-defined Presentations, Cerebrovascular Disease, Degenerative Diseases), Texas Academy of Physician Assistants Third Annual Board Review, Austin, Texas, September 22, 2000

Neurological Examination Workshop, Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Chicago, Illinois, June 1, 2000

Second Annual Physician Assistant Certifying Exam Review Course: Neurology Block (Ill-defined Presentations, Cerebrovascular Disease, Degenerative Diseases), Texas Academy of Physician Assistants Second Annual Board Review, Galveston, Texas, October 1, 1999 

Current Treatment Modalities in the Acute Management of Cerebral Ischemia, Allied Health Research Forum, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, April 6, 1999

Neurological Examination Workshop, Texas Academy of Physician Assistants, 24th Annual Primary Care Conference, Dallas, Texas, March 12 & 13, 1999

Evidence-Based Medicine Workshop, Association of Physician Assistant Programs, 1998 Education Forum, Orlando, Florida, October 31, 1998 

Non-Migraine Headaches, Texas Academy of Physician Assistants, Fall CME Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, October 16, 1998

First Annual Physician Assistant Certifying Exam Review Course: Neurology Block (Ill-defined Presentations, Cerebrovascular Disease, Degenerative Diseases), Texas Academy of Physician Assistants First Annual Board Review, San Antonio, Texas, October 16, 1998

Getting the Most of Your Neurologic Examination, Texas Academy of Physician Assistants, Spring Meeting, Dallas, Texas, March 28, 1998

Challenge Bowl Contests for Physician Assistant Students, Association of Physician Assistant Programs, Spring Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 25, 1997

Neurologic Examination Workshop, National Nurse Practitioner Conference, Dallas, Texas April 18, 1997

From Brains to Bunions: Gross Anatomy and Allied Health Research, Allied Health Research Forum, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, April 9, 1997

Basic Suturing Workshop, Texas Academy of Physician Assistants, Spring Meeting, Dallas, Texas, April 5, 1997

First Assisting in Neurosurgery, RN First Assistant Class, Scottsdale Memorial Hospital, Scottsdale, Arizona, June 1993 

Neurologic Exam, Arizona State Physician Assistant Association Spring Meeting, Lake Havasu City, Arizona, April 1992 

Low Back Pain: Evaluation and Management, Subspecialty Highlights for Physician Assistants, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Arizona, February 1992

Peer-Reviewed Publications:

Statler, M. (2013). Evaluation and Management of Acute Cerebral Ischemia; invited submission for Clinical Advisor 2013: 1-7.

Brenneman, A. and Statler, M. (2012) "Physician Assistants: Meeting the Workforce Needs of the U.S. Healthcare System." The Advisor, 32 (3): 41-49.

Keahey, D., Dickinson, P., Hills, K., Karielian, V., Lohenry, K., Marion, G., Nolte, T., Statler, M., and Walsh, A. (2012) Educating Primary Care Teams for the Future: Family Medicine and Physician Assistant Interprofessional Education, Joint Position Statement of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine and the Physician Assistant Education Association.  Executive Summary published in Family Medicine 2012: 44(8): 586-8.

Jones, PE and Statler, M. (2011). “How many skin lesions can you identify?”  Clinical Advisor.

Statler, M. (2009). “The Neurologic Exam Revisited.”  Clinician Reviews; 19 (8): 22-28.

Reinhold, R. and Statler, M. (2009). “A Case of Mycosis Fungoides in a 14-Year-Old Male” Journal Dermatology Physician Assistant; 3 (1): 30-31.

Payton, D., Reardon, C., and Statler M. (2008) “A Serious Condition or a Benign Masquerade?” JAAPA; 21 (7): 18.

Shelburne, C. and Statler, M, (2008). “Meningitis: Distinguishing the benign from the serious,” JAAPA; 21 (4): 54-59.

Montouris, G, Statler, M, and Taft, J. (October 2007). “Closing the Gap: Improving Front-Line Clinician Proficiency in Epilepsy Care,” JAAPA; Supplement S1-S20.

Statler, M. and Fox, G. (2007).  “Putting a Face on Applying the Competencies, Part I,” AAPA News 28 (15): 4.

Essary, A. and Statler, M. (2007). “Linking the Competencies for the PA Profession with Assessment Tools in PA Education.”  JPAE. 18 (1): 22-28.

Henry, L, Hooker, RH, and Statler, PM (2002) Physician Assistant Students and Their Cadavers: Narratives on the Gross Anatomy Experience.  Perspective on Physician Assistant Education. 13 (1): 17-23.

Campbell, CD, Tolitano, DJ, Weber, KT, Statler, PM, and Replogle, RL. Mechanical Support for Postcardiotomy Heart Failure. Journal of Cardiac Surgery. 3: 181-191, September 1988

Book Chapters: 

Statler, M, Acevedo, F, and Hocking, J. (2011). “General and Vascular Surgery Questions,” in Lange Q&A: Physician Assistant, 6th Edition, McGraw-Hill: New York. 

Statler, M.  (2010). “Chapter 10: Neurology Review.” in Physician Assistant Review: Pearls of Wisdom, 4th Edition, McGraw-Hill: New York.

Sullivan, E. and Statler, M. (2008). “Clinical Procedures,” in Physician Assistant: A Guide to Clinical Practice, 4th Edition, Saunders Elsevier: Philadelphia.

Acevedo, F. and Statler, M. (2007).  “General and Vascular Surgery Questions,” in Lange Q&A: Physician Assistant; 5th Edition, McGraw-Hill: New York.

Paper Presentations:

Statler, M. & Sullivan, D. The Impact of Promotion and Tenure on Physician Assistant Faculty.  2005 APAP Education Forum, Los Croabas, Puerto Rico, November 5, 2005

Poster Presentations:

Klocko, D, Jones, E., and Statler, M. A Faculty-Created Summative Exam Using the PANCE Blueprint Content.  Poster Session at PAEA Annual Education Forum, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2010.

Statler, M. Candidate Responses to the Multiple Mini Interview Format.  Poster Session at PAEA Annual Education Forum, Portland, Oregon, October 2009.

Rice, K and Statler, M.  Hypercalcemia and Metastatic Carcinoma of an Unknown Primary Site in a 64 year old Female.  Student Gallery at the 37th Annual AAPA Conference, San Diego, California, May 2009

Reinhold, R, Roch, J., and Statler, M. A Case of Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma in a 14-year-old Male.  Student Gallery at the 36th Annual AAPA Conference, San Antonio, Texas, May 2008. 

Miller, M. and Statler, M.  A case of Hyperbilirubinemia: A Search for the Less Obvious.  Student Gallery at the 35th Annual AAPA Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 2007.

Statler, M, Hooker, R, and Henry, L. Physician Assistants and Gross Anatomy: An Acculturation Process in Medicine.  AAPA 29th Annual Physician Assistant Conference, Anaheim, California, May 2001

Medical Illustrations:

Cover Illustration for Perspective on Physician Assistant Education, 10(4), Autumn 1999

Commissioned Cover Illustration for Physician Assistant Clinical Knowledge Rating and Assessment Tool (PACKRAT), Association of Physician Assistant Programs, September 1996

Lyons, MK, Gharagozloo, F. Video-Assisted Thorascopic Resection of Intercostal Neurofibroma.  Surgical Neurology. 43: 542-545, 1995

Grants:

Statler, M. and Sullivan, D. (2004). “The Impact of Promotion and Tenure on Physician Assistant Faculty.”  Association of Physician Assistant Programs.  $3,000.

Sullivan, D. and Statler, M. (2003). “The Impact of Post-graduate Residency Training on PA Employment and Utilization,” Submitted for $5,675 through the APAP Research Institute (not funded).

Statler, M. (2001). Research Recognition Award.  Institutional Research Committee, Southwestern Allied Health Sciences School, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. $1,000.

Statler, M & Hooker, R (2000). “Physician Assistant Students and Gross Anatomy: An Acculturation Process in Medicine.” Association of Physician Assistant Programs.  $4,958.

Professional Service:

Emergency Medicine/Surgery Rotation Exam Review Committee, Physician Assistant Education Association, appointed March 2013 through present

Joint PAEA/STFM (Society of Teachers in Family Medicine) Workgroup, Alexandria, VA, 2012

Interprofessional Education Collaborative-MedEdPortal Advisory Committee, Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC, 2012

Joint AAPA/PAEA Workforce Task Force, Washington, DC, 2011

Healthy People Curriculum Task Force, Association for Prevention Teaching and Research, Washington, DC, 2010-2013

College of Health Sciences Curriculum Committee (2004-2006))

College of Health Sciences Student Promotion and Graduation Committee (2004, 2006-2007)

Co-authored Pulmonary Disease Section (Pulmonary Infections, Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Miscellaneous Pulmonary Disorders) with Bettie Coplan, MPAS, PA-C for Cedar Bluff CME Corporation’s Physician Assistant National Recertification Board Review Seminar, July 2007

AAPA Abstract Reviewer for Annual Conference Poster Session, 2006 – 2010

PAEA Student Writing Competition Reviewer, 2006 – 2010

Arizona State Association of Physician Assistants (ASAPA), Communications Chair, April 2006 – July 2008

Conference Curriculum Committee, Physician Assistant Education Association, August 2006 through 2010.

Professional Education and Development Council (PEDC), American Academy of Physician Assistants, 2005 – 2010.  Appointed Chair of PEDC July 2009 – 2010

NCCPA Physician Assistant Practice Analysis Focus Group, 2003 – 2005

Texas Academy of Physician Assistants: Jurisprudence Committee for Texas Physician Assistant Programs; 1998 - 2003

            Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona:

                        Quality Assurance Committee, appointed 1991-1993

University Service:

Physical Therapy Chair Search Committee, Southwestern School of Health Professions, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, 2008 – 2009

Midwestern University, Glendale, Arizona

Physician Assistant Program: Education Committee 2004, Admissions Committee, Academic Review Committee, Accreditation Self Study Committee (2003-2008)

            CME Coordinator, Board Review Course (2003-2008)        

University Faculty Development (2007-2008)

University Faculty Affairs (2004)

            University Curriculum Committee (2006-2007)        

Southwestern Allied Health Sciences School at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas:

                       Strategic Planning Committee, appointed by the Dean, 1999-2001, Faculty Assembly: Past-President 

                       2002-2003. 

                       President, 2001-2002, President-Elect, 2000-2001, Secretary/Treasurer, 1998-1999, Member at Large, 

                       1997-1998; 1999-2000.

Committee for Development of SAHSS Health Fair, 2002

Academic Affairs Committee, 2002 – 2003; Scholarship Subcommittee and Student Advising Subcommittee, 2002 – 2003

Faculty Orientation Subcommittee, 1997-1998. Chair of Committee, 1998 – 2001.  Faculty Recognition Subcommittee, 1996-1998. Student Affairs Committee, 1995-1999; appointed as Chair of Committee 1999-2000

Community Service:

Presenter, “Recognition and Management of Stroke,” YWCA, Glendale, Arizona, July 17, 2007

Breast Cancer 3Day Walk, November 2006

Special Olympics, October 2006

Presenter, “Recognition and Management of Stroke,” Rio Institute for Senior Education, Rio Salado College, Surprise, Arizona, March 3, 2005

Presenter, “Recognition and Management of Stroke,” First Christian Church, Glendale, Arizona, January 20, 2005

Presenter, “Recognition and Management of Stroke,” Desert Foothills Library, Glendale, Arizona, 2004

Presenter, “How the Brain Works,” Health Careers Institute for High School Students, Midwestern University, Glendale, Arizona, 2004, 2006, 2007

Pop Warner Sports Physicals, Glendale, Arizona, 2004, 2006, 2007

Christ Church of the Valley, Encouragement Team (Meals on Wheels, Serving for Seminars), Glendale, Arizona, 2004-2005

Judge, Highland Lakes Science Fair, Glendale, Arizona, 2003

Landmark Homeowner’s Association, Dallas, Texas: Member at Large, 2002 – 2003.  Publicity Chair, in charge of monthly newsletter, 2002 – 2003. Coordination of Christmas toy drive with Fire Station 10, December 2002

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