Sandra Muyskens ’92 Professor of Practice, Physician Assistant Program


MPAS, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Certificate, Physician Assistant Studies, Western University of Health Sciences
B.A., Northwestern College

VPH 311E

Sandra Muyskens is a board-certified physician assistant with 25 years of broad clinical, emergency and educational experience. She currently serves as a physician assistant for hospitals and clinics in Sheldon and Primghar, Iowa, after working as a P.A. in Michigan and California. Prior to joining Northwestern's faculty, she taught in the physician assistant program for Western Michigan University and anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology courses for Northwest Iowa Community College.

She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and licensed to practice in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.

Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant, Sanford Sheldon Hospital, Sheldon, Iowa, 2015 to present

Physician Assistant, Baum Harmon Hospital and Clinics, Primghar, Iowa, 2007 to present

Adjunct Instructor, Northwest Iowa Community College, Sheldon, Iowa, 2005 to 2007

Physician Assistant, Avera Health Systems, northwest Iowa, 2003 to 2007

Adjunct Instructor, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 2000 to 2002

Physician Assistant, Mattawan Medical Center, Mattawan, Michigan, 1999 to 2002

Physician Assistant, Metro Health Southwest Plaza, Wyoming, Michigan, 1996 to 1998

Physician Assistant, Emergency Medicine Specialists of Orange County, California, 1994 to 1996

NCCPA Certified

Licensed to practice in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota

DEA and CSI registration

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Neonatal Resuscitation (NP)

Advanced Trauma Life Support