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Chemical Sciences building,
July 31, 2023

Sonia Otte, MSPA founding program director, was featured in the podcast, "Pulse of the PA," and Mike Stull, entrepreneurship, discussed the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship’s State of Entrepreneurship Minority Report.

Sonia Otte at the American Academy of Physician Associates national conference in Nashville, Tenn.
May 31, 2023

Sonia Otte recently gave a poster presentation titled, “Improved Patient Experience and Outcomes: Is Patient-Provider Concordance the Key?” at the American Academy of Physician Associates national conference in Nashville, Tenn.

From left: Sonia Otte, MSPA director; U.S. Rep. Pete Aguilar, CSUSB Vice President of University Advancement Robert Nava.
April 24, 2023

The federal funding will help purchase state-of-the-art equipment, lab equipment and support and renovate the CSUSB Yasuda Center, which will house the MSPA program.

Faculty in the News
February 20, 2023

Sonia Otte, MSPA founding program director, Daniel MacDonald, associate professor and chair of the economics department, and Brian Levin, director of CSUSB’s Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, were each interviewed in their area of expertise. 

Jeremy Saavedra, CSUSB biology major
January 25, 2023

After more than two decades as a truck driver, Jeremy Saavedra decided to go back to school to become a physician assistant because his ultimate passion is helping others.

Pfau Library, Faculty in the News
January 19, 2023

Sonia Otte (Master of Science Physician Assistant program), Codi Lazar (geological sciences) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) were included in recent news coverage.

Hands typing on laptop
January 3, 2023

The federal funding for the MSPA program is part of the federal fiscal year 2023 appropriations package and will be designated to purchase teaching and lab equipment.

Illustration of a medical professional and a laptop computer.
December 13, 2022

The CSUSB MSPA program expects to begin recruiting for faculty and staff positions starting in January 2023 and matriculating its first class of 40 students in August 2025.

Medical theme illustration art
July 5, 2022

The MSPA program will be launched in fall of 2024 with 30 students and grow to a maximum of 85 students within three years.