School of Health Sciences Physician Assistant Studies

Louise Papka

Louise Papka
Associate Professor
Physician Assistant Program, School of Health Sciences
UJ Julian Hall Offices 101
Phone: 605-677-6568
Teaching Interests:
Didactic Medical Education Clinical Medical Education Health Sciences Education Public Health Problem Based and Team Based Learning curriculum
Research Interests:
Clinical and Didactic Medical Education; Physician Assistant Workforce related Issues; Electronic Medicine
Education:
  • Master of Physician Assistant Studies, Family Medicine- Physician Assistant Studies, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2006
  • PA-C and BS, Physician Assistant Studies, University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences (now DesMoines University), 1993
  • BANAS - Bachelors in Natural Sciences (combined biology/chemistry degree), Science, Castleton State College, 1989
Grants:
  • Technology Grant – Electronic Medical Records management program, Educational, University of South Dakota Technology Grant Funds, (2010)
  • AAPA Health Literacy Mini-Grant , American Academy of Physician Assistants, (2007)
Awards and Honors:
  • nominated for Dorland Health Award, Dorland Health
  • Distinguished Fellow of American Academy of Physician Assistants, American Academy of Physician Assistants, 2008