Milner_photoMESA, Ariz. – A.T. Still University’s Arizona School of Health Sciences (ATSU-ASHS) proudly announces Michael R. Milner, DHSc, PA-C, as the keynote graduation speaker and honorary degree candidate for its graduation set for Saturday, March 2 at Arizona State University’s Grady Gammage Auditorium in Tempe.

Dr. Milner serves as dean and professor at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences’ School of Physician Assistant Studies.  Prior roles include Rear Admiral, Assistant United States Surgeon General and United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps officer (retired).

Dr. Milner has worked in various capacities focusing on addressing healthcare issues and is recognized as an expert on the national level in public health.

His special honors include American Academy of Physician Assistants-Presidents Award, Assistant Secretary for Health Distinguished Service Award, and U.S. Public Health Service Distinguished Service Medal.

“Dr. Milner is an admired health administrator, clinician, and health professions educator in the United States and we are proud that he will be joining us on March 2 to deliver the keynote address,” said Randy Danielsen, PhD, PA-C, DFAAPA, dean, ATSU-ASHS.  “Dr. Milner’s extensive background in serving the public health sector directly aligns with the overall mission of ASHS and ATSU.”

Nearly 160 online graduate students will come-together to celebrate the spring ATSU-ASHS graduation.  Degrees include transitional doctor of physical therapy, transitional doctor of audiology, doctor of health sciences, human movement, advanced masters of physician assistant studies, or advanced masters of occupational therapy.

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