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2012 SAAAPA




J.D. Michaels 

Physician Assistant
 

Student Society

The J.D. Michaels Physician Assistant Student Society aims to promote the Physician Assistant (PA) profession within the University of Toledo (UT) and throughout the greater Toledo community.  Members of this society represent the UT PA program on both the state and national levels.  The J.D. Michaels Physician Assistant Student Society is registered as a member of the Student Academy of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (SAAAPA) and is eligible to participate in the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) National Medical Challenge Bowl, the AAPA Assembly of Representatives (AOR), and the AAPA House of Delegates (HOD) meetings.   Members of the J.D. Michaels Physician Assistant Student Society participate in a number of events in the community and on campus, including: National PA Week, The Race for Victory, Hampton on the Trail, and participation in numerous other events.

 

Upcoming SAAAPA Events:

National Physician Assistant Week

  • October 6-12

 

Past SAAAPA Events:

January 2012:

Blood Pressure Clinic

  • Monday January 30, 2012 - Free BP clinic provided by SAAAPA members

February 2012:

OAPA Student Professional Conference –Columbus, Ohio

  • All of the UT PA Students attended the 2012 Ohio Association of Physician Assistants Student Professional Development Conference in Columbus, Ohio.  The UT PA Medical Challenge Bowl team competed in the PA Student Medical Challenge Bowl.

Patch Ceremony

  • Patch Ceremony -The 1st year SAAAPA members will present the UT PA Student Patch to the 2nd year PA students prior to the beginning of their Clinical Year.  Congratulations on completing your didactic year, and entering your clinical year!

 

May 2012:

AAPA National Conference in Toronto, Canada

  • Medical Challenge Bowl team tied for 2nd place at the National Medical Challenge Bowl competition.  Congratulations to the 2012 team! Check out their challengers.

     

 

September 2012:

6th Annual Race for Victory 5K Run and 3K Walk

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2012 SAAPA Officers:

President: Josh Kiba

Previous Education/Training: Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, Bachelors of Applied Science in Mortuary Science, Associate of Applied Science in Mortuary Science, Associate of the Arts

Fun Fact: I have received Botox injection on 5 different occasions, as my wife was using me for one of her cases during her aesthetic medicine training.

If you had to live in a different country, where would it be?: Australia

 

Publicist: Bridge M. Rumer, MS ATC

Previous Education/Training: Otterbein College- Athletic Training/Health Education ’04, Masters Degree as Eastern New Mexico University in Sports Administration ‘06

Fun fact: I moved to Ohio, to New Mexico, then to Rhode Island…only to settle back home in Toledo to attend PA school!

If you had to live in a different country, where would it be? Barcelona, Spain

 

Historian: Ashley Pagnatta

Previous Education/Training: University of Dayton ’10, major in Biology, Communication Minor

Fun fact: I love ground black pepper, I am afraid of heights (and RODENTS!), and my picture has been in the Cayman Island newspaper

If you had to live in a different country, where would it be? Spain

 

AOR (Assembly of Representatives): Chip Lange

Previous Education/Training: Westminster College (in Fulton, Missouri), majored in Biomedical Psychology, EMT-Basic, Firefigher II, HAZMAT-Oops

Fun fact: I grew up on a cattle form in the Missouri Ozarks

If you had to live in a different country, where would it be? United Kingdom or Switzerland

 

Treasuer: Talani J. Bertram

Previous Education/Training: The Pennsylvania State University, Kinesiology major (focus was movement science) minor in health policy administration

Fun fact: I have lived in NY my whole life, been to 7 countries and more than 30 different states

If you had to live in a different country, where would it be? Jamaica, where my family is originally come

 

DEA (Director of External Affairs): Sarah Cleveland

Previous Education/Training: Mount Union College ’10 (now the University of Mount Union), Exercise Science/Health

Fun fact: I only like cherry flavored Starbursts!

If you had to live in a different country, where would it be? Ireland

 

Diversity Chair: Kelly Dooley

Previous Education/Training: Western Michigan University, Majored in Dietetics

Fun fact: I have never eaten a hamburger!

If you had to live in a different country, where would it be? Greece

 

Risk Management: Katie LeMasters

Previous Education/Training: John Carroll University ’09, major in Biology, Heart Development Research at Cleveland Clinic

Fun fact: I have a Sudoku obsession, I can’t whistle, I have watched every season of American Idol…it’s addictive!

If you had to live in a different country, where would it be? Ireland

 

Secretary: Alisha Hall

Previous Education/Training: University of Michigan, Women’s Studies focus in Gender and Health, Pre-med minor

Fun fact: I love carving pumpkins and singing. I also recently got married!

If you had to live in a different country, where would it be? England so that I could cheaply and easily travel all over Europe! And Australia because I loved it there.

 

Last Updated: 6/9/16