Joseph E. Tritchler, Jr.

Physician Assistant Department Chair and Program Director
Associate Professor in Physician Assistant Studies

B.S., Brigham Young University
B.S., Des Moines University
M.S., Brigham Young University
joseph.tritchler@stmary.edu | 913-758-6260 | Berchmans 332

Joseph Tritchler joined the University of Saint Mary faculty in 2014 as the founding director of the university's Physician Assistant program.

He has previously been involved in the development of two other PA programs and is the past PA Program Director/Department Chair/Director School of Allied Health at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Mont., as well as the past Medical Technology Program Director/Department Chair at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Tritchler has been actively involved in teaching biomedical and clinical sciences for more than 15 years, and has over 17 years physician assistant clinical practice experience in emergency and family medicine.

He is a Fellow Member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.