Michael L. Huber

Assistant Professor / Director of Clinical Education, Medical Science

Room 112 Brubaker Hall 1 (215) 572-2087 By Appointment

About Me

Michael L. Huber, MMS, PA-C, DFAAPA, received his Bachelor of Science degrees from Cornell University and Hahnemann University before receiving his Master of Medical Science degree from Saint Francis University to become a Physician Assistant.

He brings to Arcadia University over twenty-three years of experience in medical education and program administration.  Previously he was afforded the opportunity to develop two other local PA programs.  His dedication to physician assistant education has led him to receive both institutional and national awards for outstanding teaching and service to the profession.  His distinguished achievements in leadership, research, service, and international contributions to teaching and exchange, has granted him membership into the Pi Alpha National Honor Society and the Pi Alpha National Honor Society for Physician Assistants.  He was a member of a team involved in the promotion and development of the physician assistant model in South Africa.  He has been recognized as a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physicians for his outstanding service to the physician assistant profession, his commitment to advancing global health care, and his exemplary personal and professional development. 

He has received national recognition on three occasions by receiving both the President's Award and the Physician Assistant Student Mentor Award from the Student Academy of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.  These prestigious awards recognize a Physician Assistant who has demonstrated exemplary service to physician assistant students and has furthered the leadership, education and professional development of physician assistant students.   He also was a receiving member of the Partnership Award from the Physician Assistant Education Association for his numerous years of charity collaboration work with several local PA programs.  This national award recognizes an individual or institution that provides support to one or more PA programs and that has made a noteworthy contribution to PA education.  

His experience includes a diverse clinical background in internal medicine, infectious disease and HIV/AIDS management, counseling, and research. He is the Founder and President of the Arcadia Global Brigades Chapter. He remains involved with organizations such as MedEvent, Action AIDS, the Mazzoni Center and many other community outreach programs.  He continues his passion in working with underserved populations through his leadership in organizing ongoing interdisciplinary medical brigades and surgical mission trips to Honduras, Guatemala, Panama, and Nicaragua. 

Areas Of Focus

Global Health

Hometown
Ballston Lake, NY

Home Country
USA

Languages
German

Education History

Saint Francis University 2001

Master of Medical Science , Major in Physician Assistant Studies

Hahnemann University 1994

Bachelor of Science, Major in Physician Assistant Studies

Cornell University 1980

Bachelor of Science, Major in Hotel Administration

Minor in Food and Beverage Management

Publications

Author 2017

Developing Physician Assistant Leaders: A Collaborative Approach

Other, 2017 PAEA Education Forum

Co-Authored with Mount C, Cafaro D, Patrone A, Clancy R

Co-Author 2016

A Young Woman Presenting with Numbness in her Feet

Article, Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants

Co-Authored with Pavlik D., Justice, M.

Co-Author 2013

A New Approach to Clinical Education during the Didactic Year of Physician Assistant Education

Other, American Academy of Physician Assistant Impact Conference

Co-Authored with Smith J.

Co-Presentor 2013

Using Instructional Technology as a Means to Facilitate Integration of Medicine and Physical Diagnosis Course Content in First-Year PA Curriculum

Other, Physician Assistant Education Forum

Co-Authored with Noller D.

Author 2013

Medical Interview and Counseling Skills/Physical Diagnosis Training Manual

Book

Producer 2012

2 Training Videos - The Pediatric Infant Assessment, The Adolescent Assessment

Other, Perlow Productions

Co-Authored with Agnew D.

Co-Presenter 2010

Dealing with the Difficult Patient and Difficult Patient Conversations

Other, Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants

Co-Authored with Paulk D.

Author and Producer 2001

Educational Video - How to Develop and Facilitate an Evidence-Based Medicine Format for Clinical Seminars

Other

Research Summary

1995-2001 Medical Research Reviewer - Fact Flow Research - compiled and reviewed patient charts for ongoing HIV/AIDS study, studying the effectiveness of current HIV/AIDS medicatons and combination strategies

1999 Reserach Coordinator - Mayfair Chiropractic Center - a study comparing the absorbent costs of pharmacologic managment to successful non-pharmacologic alternative therapy, for the treatment of diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidema, hypertensiion, and major depression; to justify alternative therapy costs reimbursment from managed healthcare providers

1996-1997 Co-Investigator - Chiron Technology Center for Gene Therapy, Immune Response Corporation - conducted several Phase II and Phase III clinical trials on multiple HIV therapies and CD4 T-lymphocyte responses to HIV-1

1995-1996 Co-Investigator - Merck & Company, Inc. - an open label study to monitor the safety and tolerability of Crixivan as a mono-therapy or in combination with reverse transcriptase inhibitor therapy for the treatment of HIV-1

1995-1996 Co-Investigator - Immunobiology Research Institute - double-blind study Timunox in asymptomatic HIV-1 infected patients receiving either monotheraphy (AZT, ddI, D4T, or 3TC) or in combination (AZT/ddI or AZT/ddC)