PA Faculty and Staff

Our people are the heart of our program. Drawing upon our diverse backgrounds in education and health care, our faculty and staff are committed to teaching future generations of physician assistants who will help improve the health of patients and populations with skill and compassion.

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UW–Madison Physician Assistant program
Health Sciences Learning Center
750 Highland Avenue, Room 1278
Madison, WI 53705

608-263-5621 or 800-442-6698

Pre-admissions advising


Virginia Snyder
Program Director

Professor, Clinical Health Sciences

Dipesh Navsaria
Program Medical Director

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics


Amanda DeVoss
Academic Director

Associate Clinical Professor

Brad Ecklor
Clinical Instructor
Teaching Faculty
Joel Hill
Director of Community-Based Learning

Associate Clinical Professor

Brian McComb
Director of Clinical Education

Clinical Instructor

Abby McGuire
Clinical Assistant Professor
Chelsie Pagel
Teaching Faculty II
Carrie Riley
Clinical Instructor
Beverly Speece
Director of Clinical Education

Clinical Instructor

Sarah Traynor
Teaching Faculty II
Angela Vitcenda
Clinical Associate Professor
Kevin Wyne
Director of Research and Professional Development


Tracy Borcherdt
wisPACT@Wausau Coordinator
Stacy Davison
Clinical Year Coordinator
Tyler W. Doerr
Administrative Specialist
Donna Egelski
Academic Year and Distance Education Coordinator
Jana Haight
Administrative Assistant, wisPACT@UW-Platteville
Emma Hinker
Academic Advisor
Erin McCarthy Orth
Academic Program Manager
Michelle Ostmoe
Director of Assessment and Compliance
Natalie Rehn
Administrative Assistant
Diane Twiton
Administrative Assistant