Dr. Christina Hanson Director, Physician Assistant program
Ed.D., Bethel University
MPAS, Des Moines University
B.S., Bethel University
Christina Hanson, MPAS PA-C, is the director of Northwestern's developing Master of Science in physician assistant studies program, which is expected to begin in May 2020. She has been a certified physician assistant since 2008, providing care at family practice, orthopedics, urology and urgent care clinics in three Minnesota communities. She was also a physician assistant professor at Bethel University in St. Paul, where she helped launch that program and participated in a successful accreditation process.
Hanson earned a doctorate in higher education leadership from Bethel University. She also has a Master of Science in physician assistant studies from Des Moines University's College of Health Science and a bachelor's degree in biology from Bethel.
Associate Professor, Bethel University Physician Assistant Program, St. Paul, Minn.
Physician Assistant - Certified, Fairview Urgent Care, Andover, Minn.
Physician Assistant - Certified, HealthPartners Urology, St. Paul, Minn.
Physician Assistant - Certified, Twin Cities Orthopedics, Robbinsdale, Minn.
Physician Assistant - Certified, HealthPartners Family Practice, St. Paul, Minn.
Physician Assistant Educators Association
American Academy of Physician Assistants
Christian Medical and Dental Association
AAPA-PAEA Research Fellowship Recipient
Bethel University CAPS/GS Faculty Excellence Award
Pi Alpha (National Physician Assistant Honor Society)