Physician Assistant Program - Orlando

Faculty and Staff

Barbara Austen, MPAS, PA-C
Assistant Professor

Barbara AustenProfessor Barbara Austen joined Nova Southeastern as Assistant Professor in January 2007. Professor Austen is retired United States Air Force (USAF), and had 3 different assignments as an instructor while she was in the USAF. She achieved the level of Master Instructor during her first assignment.

Professor Austen has worked as a Physician Assistant for 18 years. She worked in the areas of Family Practice, Emergency Room, Primary Care, with Orthopedics and Oncology. She attended the USAF PA School through the University of Nebraska and received a Bachelor's of Science in 1994. In 1999 she then achieved her Master's in Science in Physician Assistant Studies through the University of Nebraska. Currently Barbara Austen is working on her dissertation for a PhD in Education through Capella University.