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Stephane VanderMeulen, MA, MPAS, PA-C

Department Chair and Director

Stephane VanderMeulen MA, MPAS, PA-C is Chair of the Department of Health Professions and Program Director of the PA program at the Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. Ms. VanderMeulen is a 1994 graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical Center PA program and she also holds a Master of Social Gerontology from the University of Nebraska Omaha. Stephane practiced clinically in the fields of rural family medicine and orthopedics/sports medicine before beginning her career in PA education in 2005. She is an active advocate for PAs in education and practice and has served in professional organizations at both the state and national level. Ms. VanderMeulen served on the board of directors of the Physician Assistant Education Association for seven years, with two terms as Director at Large before being elected President in 2015. She is dedicated to the professional development of PAs in education and remains active as a mentor for PA educators.

Oct. 3, 2022

Season 2: Episode 42 - Season 2 Reflections

Steph and Kevin reflect on the lessons learned in Season 2 and give a brief glimpse of Season 3.

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May 23, 2022

Season 2: Episode 39 -Karen Hills, MS, PA-C Chief of Educational Deve…

We speak with Ms. Karen Hills, MS, PA-C; Chief of Educational Development for PAEA about her path to becoming a PA, her various r…

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May 9, 2022

Season 2: Episode 37 -Dr. Kevin Schuer and the University of Kentucky

We speak with Dr. Kevin Schuer from the University of Kentucky about his path to becoming a PA, about the University of Kentucky …

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Feb. 21, 2022

Season 2: Episode 28 - The Canadian PA Model

Mr. Ian Jones, MPAS, PA-C, CCPA, DFAAPA is a certified PA in Canada and in the United States. Trained at the University of Washin…

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Dec. 24, 2021

Season 1: Episode 26: Reflections

Stephane and Kevin take time to look back at the first season including the who, what, where, when, and why that was shared in ep…

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Nov. 22, 2021

Season 1: Episode 21: University of Colorado - Jonathan Bowser, MS, P…

We speak with Mr. Jonathan Bowser, Associate Dean and Program Director for the University of Colorado Child Health Associate Phys…

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Aug. 2, 2021

Season 1: Episode 5: Creighton University - Stephane VanderMeulen, MA…

Stephane VanderMeulen, MA, MPAS, PA-C is not only a national and state leader in PA education, but she is joining our team with t…

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