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Kristin Arneson Mahr, PhD, PA-C

Assistant Professor, Director of Clinical Education

Kristin Arneson Mahr, PhD, PA-C, Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education, was appointed in Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in January 2013. She graduated from Winona State University in 1996 with a Bachelor in Science degree in Exercise Science with a dual major in Cardiac Rehabilitation and Corporate Wellness. Upon graduating she began working in Cardiac Rehabilitation at Highland Park Hospital, during this time she also completed a Master in Science degree in Exercise Physiology from Northeastern Illinois University. In 2003 Kristin returned to her academic career at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science to earn a Master in Science degree in Physician Assistant Practice in 2005. Immediately upon graduation she started her career as a physician assistant in surgery and emergency medicine, and eventually transitioning to family medicine. Dr. Mahr completed a certificate degree in Health Professions education in 2014. She recently graduated from the RFUMS Interprofessional Healthcare Studies with her doctoral degree in 2020. Dr. Mahr continues to work in Urgent Care at Physicians Immediate Care. Her academic focus is in pediatric medicine and clinical year curriculum. She is a member of several professional societies, including the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA).

Curriculum Vitae


  • Pediatric Medicine
  • Clinical Year Course 2013
  • Clinical Year Course 2014
  • Clinical Year Course 2015
  • Clinical Year Course 2016
  • Clinical Year Course 2017
  • Clinical Year Course 2018
  • Clinical Year Course 2019
  • Clinical Year Course 2020
  • Clinical Year Course 2021