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Miranda Collins

Name: Miranda Collins

Title: Program Director and Associate Professor

Department: Physician Assistant

Education: Master of Arts, Education, Marietta College, 2006; Master of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Nebraska, 2002; Bachelor of Science, Medical Science, Alderson-Broaddus College, 1994

Research Interests: Analysis of student demographic and academic variables in relation to program completion and PANCE scores

Recent Publications:

Muyres L, Collins M. Treatment options in immune thrombocytopenia. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Publication date not yet determined.

Sommers J, Collins M. Meniscal tears: repair or resect. Journal of Orthopedics for Physician Assistants. Fall 2013. http://thejopa.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Issue2.pdf

Courses (Fall 2014):

PASP 516 Professional Issues I Course Coordinator

PASP 502 Physical Exam I Instructor

PASP 520 Clinical Medicine I Instructor

PASP 616 Professional Issues II Course Coordinator

PASP 653 Pediatric Rotation Course Coordinator

Courses (Spring 2015):

PASP 504 Physical Exam I Instructor

PASP 522 Clinical Medicine II Instructor

PASP 653 Pediatric Rotation Course Coordinator

PASP 658 Elective(s) Rotation Course Coordinator

Phone: 740-376-4953

Email: miranda.collins@marietta.edu

What can a student expect when taking one of your classes?

Rapid delivery of information with incorporation of clinical stories and a fair amount of humor added in for entertainment

What excites you about teaching at Marietta College?

The quality of the students and their desire to learn

When you aren’t teaching, what other activities do you enjoy?

Yoga and running

Do you prefer flipping through the pages of a book or an e-book?

Real books

What is your favorite location on campus and why?

The Great Room of Andrews Hall because it is so beautiful.

What is your favorite Marietta College event?

PA Program graduation and class graduation events, it’s such a fun and happy time.

What is your clinical work experience?

I began clinical practice as a PA in 1994 working in emergency medicine and urgent care.