Aracelis Miranda Spindt, Carroll University faculty

Aracelis Miranda Spindt, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA

Clinical Assistant Professor / Clinical Coordinator of Physician Assistant Studies 262.524.7401 mspindt@carrollu.edu Center for Graduate Studies LL07

TEACHES IN THE FOLLOWING PROGRAM(S)

Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS)

Biography

Professor Spindt has been a practicing Family Medicine PA for over 25 years in Waukesha, WI. She has also been a volunteer provider at the previously known St. Joseph’s Clinic serving the homeless and uninsured for nearly a decade. St. Joseph’s is now known as the Waukesha Free Clinic at Carroll University. In addition to volunteering as a provider, she serves on the clinic’s Board of Directors. She has a passion for mission medicine. She coordinates missions involving PAs  to South America. Miranda is originally from Chicago and enjoys spending time with her family boating, kayaking, and hiking in the Kettle Moraine area.

Education

  • A.T. Still University’s Arizona School of Health Sciences, Master of Science in Advanced Physician Assistant Studies with an Education and Leadership focus 
  • Malcolm X College/Cook County Hospital Physician Assistant Program

Areas of Specialization

  • Family Medicine
  • Urgent Care

Scholarly and Professional Achievements

Appointed a Distinguished Fellow with the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Elected as Chief Delegate representing the WI Academy of PA for the American Academy of PAs 2021 House of Delegates.

Honors and Awards

  • “2019 PA of the Year” presented by the Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistant Foundation.
  • Community Service Award from La Casa de Esperanza in Waukesha, WI.

Why do you do what you do?

I love our students!  As a preceptor for PA and NP students for nearly two decades, I think it’s important for us more experienced PAs to share our knowledge, prepare them for their future as clinicians and be an advocate for them and the profession as a whole.

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