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Ziemowit Tomasz Mazur, PhD, EdM, MS, PA-C

Associate Professor & Associate Director

Dr. Mazur is an Associate Professor and Associate Director at the Rosalind Franklin University Physician Assistant (PA) Program with over a decade of experience in clinical practice and academia. He earned his Master of Education degree in 2005, his Master of Science in Physician Assistant degree in 2010, and his PhD in Interprofessional Healthcare Studies in 2021. As a family and internal medicine PA, he continues to provide care for patients at the Interprofessional Community Clinic, a primary care clinic for the underserved and uninsured patients in North Chicago, IL.

He joined the university in 2010 and delivers instruction throughout the PA curriculum. His teaching philosophy reflects a strong commitment to interprofessional education and practice, incorporation of lifestyle medicine and health prevention measures, and strong emphasis on professional advocacy. He has authored several articles in peer-reviewed journals related to the best practices in PA education, speaks regularly at seminars nationally, has served as an author and reviewer for a number of medical textbooks, and is a former recipient of the prestigious Don Pederson Research Grant from the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA).

Dr. Mazur serves as a site visitor for the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA), a role he’s held since 2016. He was an elected appointee to the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) House of Delegates representing the state of Illinois from 2015 to 2017. More recently, he was appointed to serve on the Diversity in Health Care Professions Task Force through the Illinois Department of Public Health, where he co-chairs the education sub-committee.


General Medicine I (Cardiology Unit)

General Medicine II (Endocrinology Unit)

General Medicine III (Gastroenterology Unit)

Professional Issues and Ethics


Clinical Procedures

Interprofessional Case Collaborations I, II, III

Lifestyle Medicine for Healthcare Professionals


My research interests are centered around lifestyle healthcare (medicine), interprofessional education, telehealth/telemedicine, health professions education, and PA professional issues.