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PRESIDENT


Major Daniela Feldhausen

Maj Feldhausen is an Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant (EMPA) at the 673rd Medical Group, Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson (JBER) Alaska and a University of Washington, MEDEX PA program preceptor.  A former enlisted Cardiopulmonary Technician and IPAP graduate she has over 24 years of military medical specialty and readiness experience.  Maj Feldhausen served as a Family Medicine PA for 6 years and was the Program Director of the IPAP Phase II site at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida from 2014-2017.  Her husband is retired AF and their two sons serve as active duty enlisted AF members.  

 

EDUCATION:

2000 Associate Degree in Cardiopulmonary Laboratory Technology, CCAF, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.

2009 Bachelor of Science, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Neb.

2010 Masters in Physician Assistant Studies, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Neb.

2018 Doctorate of Science, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.
 

ASSIGNMENTS:

Dec 1995–Feb 1996, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, Texas
Feb 1996–May 1996, Cardiopulmonary Technical School – Phase I, Sheppard AFB, Texas
May 1996–Jan 1997, Cardiopulmonary Technical School – Phase II, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
Jan 1997–May 1998, Cardiopulmonary Apprentice, Luke AFB, Ariz.
May 1998–Jun 2001, Cardiopulmonary Journeyman, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
Jun 2001–Dec 2003, Course Supervisor, Cardiopulmonary Phase II, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
Jan 2004–Feb 2006, NCOIC, Cardiopulmonary Services, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska 
Feb 2006–Dec 2007, Patient Advocate, 3rd Medical Group, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska 
Jan 2008–Nov 2008, NCOIC, Cardiopulmonary Services, Travis AFB, Calif.
Dec 2008–Dec 2009, Officer Training School Student, IPAP-Phase I, Fort Sam Houston, Texas
Jan 2010–Jan 2011, Officer Training School Student, IPAP- Phase II, Nellis AFB, Nev.
Jan 2011–Jan 2014, Physician Assistant, Family Health, Beale AFB, Calif. 
Feb 2014–May 2017, Program Director, IPAP Phase II, Eglin AFB, Fla.
May 2017–Dec 2018, EMPA Resident, Fort Sam Houston, Texas
Jan 2019–Present, Staff EMPA, JBER, Alaska

 

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATION:

Meritorious Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster

Air Force Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters

Army Commendation Medal

Air Force Achievement Medal

Non-Commissioned Officer Academy John Levitow Award
 

DEPLOYMENTS:

Sep 2004–Feb 2005, Respiratory Therapist, Critical Care Air Transport Team, Southwest Asia
May 206-Sep 2006, Respiratory Therapist, Critical Care Air Transport Team, Balad Air Base, Iraq
Mar 2010–Sep 2012, Physician Assistant, Join Task Force-B MEDEL, Soto Cano AV, Honduras



Society of Air Force Physician Assistants is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. P.O. Box. 340362, Ft Sam Houston, TX 78234

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