24718-Roscoe, Michael

Michael S. Roscoe, PhD

Adjunct Associate Professor of Family Medicine

515 Walnut Street
Stone Family Center for Health Sciences

Evansville, IN 44708


Dr. Roscoe is an experienced physician assistant (PA) educator and clinician. He has worked as a PA in emergency medicine for over 20 years. He also has experience with military medicine and has had two combat tours (Afghanistan 2004-2005, Iraq 2008-2009). He has authored over 18 journal articles and received the prestigious Paragon award for publishing in 2007. He is actively involved at the National and State levels of PA Leadership. He is currently on the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) Board of Directors, and is the current President of the Indiana Academy of Physician Assistants (IAPA). He has served on the Leadership Mission Advancement Commission (MAC) and has been a faculty facilitator/mentor for the Program Directors 101 Workshop for PAEA. Dr. Roscoe also served on several national committees with the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). He worked on the Automatic Item Generation (AIG) test writing committee, as well as the Emergency Medicine Certificate of Additional Qualification (CAQ) test writing committee. Additional items of note are that he has been awarded the Distinguished Hoosier Award from then Governor Mitch Daniels, the Bronze Star Medal during his Afghanistan deployment, and he was the Indiana PA of the Year in 2005. 

Dr. Roscoe earned his BS degree from Butler University (biology) and then went on to get his MS (biology) from Purdue University. He went back to school and received his second undergraduate degree in health science from Butler University and then a second master’s from the University of Nebraska. He received his PhD from TUI University. His dissertation focus was on Leishmaniasis and risk mapping. 

Titles & Appointments

  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Family Medicine
  • Education
    2009 PhD Trident University International
    2001 MPAS University of Nebraska
    1999 BS Butler University
    1996 MS Purdue University
    1994 BS Butler University

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