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Snyder, Jennifer

Professor - Physician Assistant Program
College of Pharmacy/Health Science


Pharmacy Building - 402B

Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise
Internal Medicine

Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Lucich, J., J. Snyder, S. Gurevitz, M. Meyer. Man, 55, with mild chest Discomfort. Clinician Reviews, 2013; 23(12): 38 - 41.
  • Gurevitz S., J. Snyder, E. Wessel, J. Frye, B. Williamson. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A review of the disease and treatment options. Consult Pharm. 2013; 28(2): 110-21.
  • Snyder J., S Gurevitz, L Rush, L McKeague, C Greenlee Houpt. Appendicitis Review. Clinician Reviews. 2012; 22(1): 23 – 28.
  • Snyder, J., J. Zorn, T. Gjerde, J. Burkhart, L. Rosebrock. The physician assistant workforce in Indiana: preparing to meet future health care needs. 2011; 24(12): 50 – 57.
  • Gurevitz, S., J. Snyder, K. Peterson, K. Kelly. Hypothyroidism and Subclinical Hypothyroidism in the Older Patient. Consultant Pharmacist. 2011; 26(9): 634 – 641.
  • Snyder, J., J. Lucich, J. Zorn, P. Enking, J. Barnett, D. Fahringer. Clinical Coordination and the Experiential Year in Physician Assistant Education. J Physician Assist Educ 2010;21(4):23-29
  • Zorn, J., Snyder, J., Satterblom, K. Analysis of Incomes of New Graduate Physician Assistants and Gender, 1998-2006. J. Allied Health 2009; 38(3): 127 – 131. 
  • Snyder, J., Zorn, J., Nord, A. Examination of New Graduate Income and Degree Obtained from Physician Assistant Programs, 1998–2006. J Physician Assist Education 2008;19 (3):6-10
  • Holycross J. Curriculum Mapping-An Essential Tool for Curriculum Development. J Physician Assistant Education Vol. 17 (4); 2006
  • Pinger, R., Holycross, J, Ryder, J, and Mummert, M. Collections of Adult Ixodes dammini in Indiana, 1987 – 1990, and the Isolation of Borrelia burgdorferi. J. Med Entomol 1991; 28(5): 745 - 749

    National Presentations:

  • *Recruitment and Retention Strategies, CORE 2011, American Academy of Physician Assistants Leadership Meeting, Washington D.C., February 2011
  • Faculty Salaries and Other Benefits;Attracting and Keeping Good Faculty, Association of Physician Assistant Programs National Meeting, Las Croabas, Puerto Rico, November 2005
  • Leadership Within the Academy, Leadership Summit, American Academy of Physician Assistants National Meeting, Washington D.C., July 2004
  • AAPA—Constituent Relations, American Academy of Physician Assistants National Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, June 2004
  • Physician-Physician Assistant Team, Association of Physician Assistant Programs National Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, October 2003*Public Education- North Central Regional Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, March 2003
  • Physician-Physician Assistant Team, APAP National Meeting, Miami, FL, October 2002
  • Public Relations- Physician-PA Team: The Doctor's Perspective, AAPA, Leadership Summit Washington D.C., July 2002
  • How to Market the Profession to Employers- North Central Regional Meeting, Omaha, NE March 2001
  • We Got Trouble, Right Here in River City—What to Do About MO, IN, & OH. Panel Discussion, North Central Regional Meeting, Omaha, NE. March 2001
  • Contract Negotiations- Student Track, North Central Regional Meeting, Des Moines, IA April 2000 National Poster Presentations:
  • “Starting Incomes of Graduate Physician Assistants by Gender, 1998 - 2006” J. Zorn, J. Snyder, T. Koebcke, K. Satterblom. American Academy of Physician Assistant National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, June 3, 2011
  • “Physician Assistant Workforce—Indiana Perspective,” Zorn, J., J. Snyder, L. Rosebrock, J. Burkhart, K. Kessler. American Academy of Physician Assistant National Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 1, 2010.

    Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)

  • Associate Program Director
  • Physician Assistant Program--Clinical Medicine for Physician Assistants; Clinical Integration for PAs; Pathophysiology; Healthcare Communications

  • Personal Hobbies



  • PhD Health Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Master of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Nebraska Medical School Emphasis: Family Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Science, Physician Assistant Studies, Butler University / Methodist Hospital Physician Assistant Program, Indianapolis, IN
  • Bachelor of Science, Microbiology, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

  • Certifications

  • Physician Assistant National Certification Examination-National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants- October 1997; Recertification Examination 2003, 2009

  • Professional Credentials

  • Indiana Physician Assistant License 10000300A

  • Awards/Honors

  • Student Academy of American Academy of Physician Assistants President’s Award, June 2011
  • Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, July 2010
  • Faculty of the Year, voted by the Butler University physician assistant graduating class May 2009
  • Award of Excellence, Board of Visitors, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Butler University, April 2003, 2009
  • Outstanding Clinical Coordinator, Butler University Physician Assistant Class of 2001
  • Association Memberships (professional/educational)

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants Fellow 1997-present
  • Indiana Academy of Physician Assistants, Lifetime Member since 1997
  • Pi Alpha National PA Honor Society
  • Indiana Academy of Science 1992 - present
  • Sigma Xi 1992-present
  • PA National History Society, Founding Member – present
  • Professional Experience

  • President Elect, Physician Assistant Education Association, January 2015 - December 31,2015
  • Director at Large, Physician Assistant Education Association, January 2013 - December, 2014
  • Site Visitor Accreditation Review Commission on Education for Physician Assistants, June 2010 - January 2013 (leave of absence due to PAEA BOD service)
  • Emergency and Family Medicine