Derrick graduated from my Physician Assistant program in August of 2022 and this is my first year of practice.
Prior to attending PA school, Derrick worked as the Director of Athletic Training Services for Northwestern College from 2014 – 2020 providing injury prevention, evaluation, and rehabilitation to Northwestern’s athletes. He also functioned as a preceptor for Northwestern’s undergraduate Athletic Training program and taught emergency care and coaching endorsement classes. During his time at Northwestern, he also worked as medical staff for USA Wrestling at the Junior and 16U Greco and Freestyle Nationals. He also worked as an assistant Athletic Trainer at Wartburg College from 2013 to 2014.
Derrick enjoys hiking, traveling, watching sports, and golfing.