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Tamara Ritsema

Tamara Ritsema

Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies

Office Phone: 202-994-6690
Email: Email
Department: Physician Assistant Studies


  • AB, University of Michigan, 1989
  • MPH, University of Michigan, 1993
  • MMS, Emory University, 2001


View publications by this faculty member from January 1, 2013 - present

Ritsema TS, Roberts KA. Explosive growth of British PA programs. Journal of Physician Assistant Education. 2019;(1) epub ahead of print

Ritsema TS. Diverting Dementia: scientific evidence for reducing risk of developing dementias. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. 2018;31(12):13-19.

Ritsema TS, Smith N, Cawley JF. Physician Assistants in Urgent Care. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants 2018;31(8):40-44

Ritsema TS, Klinger AM. Can physician assistants help address the pressing public health problem of rising maternal mortality? Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants 2018;31(6):11-12

Additional publications published before January 1, 2013 may be available within Himmelfarb Library's database.

Industry Relationships and Collaborations

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has reported a financial interest with the healthcare related companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the University and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.

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