Jill Van Otterloo Director and Professor of Practice, Physician Assistant Program
M.S., Des Moines University
B.S., Iowa State University
Jill Van Otterloo is the director of the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Program and a professor of practice. Before becoming the director, Van Otterloo served as the associate director. Prior to joining Northwestern, she practiced as a Physician Assistant at Mercy Family Clinic in Forest City, Iowa, for five years after earning a Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Des Moines University. She graduated from Iowa State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology, with a minor in psychology. She is currently practicing as a Physician Assistant at Sioux Center Health in Sioux Center, Iowa.
Physician Assistant, Sioux Center Health, Sioux Center, Iowa
Physician Assistant, Mercy Family Clinic, Forest City, Iowa
Certified Nursing Assistant, Cherokee Community School District, Cherokee, Iowa
Patient Care Assistant, Sanford Medical Center, Sioux Falls, S.D.
Iowa Physician Assistant Society
American Academy of Physician Assistants
Rural Medicine Educational Pathway Scholarship