Division Director and Professor
Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs, CAHP
Physician Assistant Education
University of Nebraska Medical Center
984300 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4300
Professor, UNMC College of Medicine, 2012
Doctor of Philosophy – College of Human Sciences/Leadership Studies – 2008 – University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Master of Physician Assistant Studies – 1997 – University of Nebraska Medical Center
Bachelor of Science – Physician Assistant – 1983 – University of Nebraska Medical Center
Bachelor of Arts – Secondary Education/Biology – 1980 – Northwest Nazarene University
Certified by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants, 1983-present
Primary Teaching Responsibilities
Oversee and guide planning of all PA curricula
Course director for graduate courses in degree advancement option (DAO) programs
Guest instructor in areas of specialty
Huckabee M:Clinical Leadership for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners, Springer Publishing Company, December 2017.
Selected articles published in scholarly journals
Huckabee M: New Diagnoses Cover Venomous Toads and Exploding Spacecrafts, Primary Health Care: Open Access, 5(1):1000172, 2014. Read article>>
Bhuyan SS, Deras M, Ritsema TS, Huckabee M, Stimpson J. Primary Care Physician Assistants in Nebraska. UNMC Center for Health Policy, Jan 2013.
Huckabee M, Matkin G. Examining Intercultural Sensitivity and Competency in Physician Assistant Students, Journal of Allied Health, 41(3), 55E-61E, 2012.
Huckabee M, Wheeler D. Physician Assistants as Servant Leaders: Meeting the Underserved, Journal of Physician Assistant Education, 22(4), 6-14, 2012.
Project Director, Physician Assistants Degree Granting Contract, Department of National Defence, Canada, 2015-2017.
Project Director, Physician Assistant Training in Primary Care, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), 2012-2017, $993,910, approved and funded.
Project Director, Interservice Physician Assistant Program Contract, Department of Defense, 2012-2017.
Project Director, Expansion of Physician Assistant Training Program Grant, Bureau of Health Professions, (HRSA), 2010-2015, $794,000, approved and funded.
Invited Lecturer, Pediatrics Review, ENT Review, GI Review, Pulmonology Review, Nephrology Review, Ophthalmology Review, PANCE/PANRE Review Course, Certified Medical Educators, Chicago, IL; Lincoln, NE; Harrogate, TN; Nashville, TN; and Philadelphia, PA; 2017.
Huckabee M, Wessel R, Matkin GS. Measures of Cultural Competency in Physician Assistant Students. UNMC College of Allied Health Professions Research Forum Poster Session. Omaha, NE, May, 2016.
Invited Lecturer, Simple Solutions to a Simple Problem: Why Aren’t We Doing Better with Adult Immunizations? (approved for Category I CME), The France Foundation (Merck & Co.), lecture and workshop, Tennessee Academy of PAs Conference, Gatlinburg; Kentucky Academy of PAs Conference, Lexington, 2015.
Invited Lecturer, Change Strategies: Adapting to New Program Leadership, Physician Assistant Education Association Education Forum, Memphis, TN, 2013.
Invited Lecturer, Mapping the Course: Curriculum Mapping that Works, Physician Assistant Education Association Education Forum, Memphis, TN, 2013.
Invited Lecturer, Is Cultural Competency In Clinicians Measurable? SAHP Research Development Seminar Series, UNMC, February 2013.
Invited Lecturer, Teaching Cultural Competency in the Classroom: Raising CANE (Cultural Awareness, Knowledge and Experience), Physician Assistant Education Association Education Forum (approved for Category I CME), Seattle, WA, 2012.
Invited Lecturer, The Well-being of Physician Assistants: A Mixed Methods Study of Career Success Among the Underserved, Physician Assistant Education Association Education Forum, Seattle, WA, 2012.
Invited Lecturer, Mapping the Course: Curriculum Mapping that Works, Physician Assistant Education Association Education Forum, Seattle, WA, 2012.
Clinical PA, Lincoln Pediatric Group, Lincoln, NE, 2009-2015, 2017-present.
Locum tenens PA, Emergency Medicine, Family Medical Specialties, Inc., Holdrege, NE, 1997-2009.
Clinical PA, Family Medical Specialties, Inc., Holdrege, NE, 1990-1997.
Clinical PA, Grant Medical Clinic, Grant, NE, 1983-1987.
Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants
Program Member, Physician Assistant Education Association
Fellow, Nebraska Academy of Physician Assistants
Editor, Abstracts and Brief Reports, Journal of Physician Assistant Education, 2013-2017.