Michelle is a full professor at A.T. Still University PA Program in Mesa, Arizona. She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical Center and has been a full-time educator since 2004. She has held many leadership positions including serving on the AAPA Board of Directors, the PA Foundation Board of Trustees, and the Governance Council for PAEA. She has volunteered over the past eight years with underserved communities including developing an interdisciplinary, inter-institutional free clinic for the homeless in Central Phoenix, working with a transitional facility providing substance abuse rehabilitation for the homeless of Phoenix and providing free school physicals at Title I schools in Mesa, AZ. She precepts students to provide intake assessments, TB testing, smoking cessation programming, school physicals, and interprofessional training with OT, PT and DO students. Michelle joined the nccPA Health Foundation Board of Directors in 2022.