PhD, PA-C, DFAAPA
Dr. Danielsen has been a certified physician assistant for more than 30 years. He graduated from the University of Utah MEDEX Physician Assistant Program in 1974, before going on to earn a master's degree in physician assistant studies from the University of Nebraska in 1997 and to earn a PhD in 2003.
Dr. Danielsen has served the PA profession as a clinician, as an educator, and as a leader at state and national levels for over twenty five years. Since 1997, he has served NCCPA's board of directors on numerous committees and task forces and in a variety of leadership roles. Currently he is the Executive Vice President of the NCCPA Foundation. Prior to this position he was Professor and Dean of the Arizona School of Health Sciences at A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona. Dr. Danielsen has a wealth of clinical and academic experience.
We were honored to have him as our graduation and white coat ceremony speaker. In addition he provided our students with a workshop on "Preparing for the National Certifying Examination for Physician Assistants."