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Daniel Sturm

Assistant Professor - Physician Assistant Physician Assistant - COPHS
Daniel Sturm


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     Daniel Sturm is a licensed Physician Assistant with 15 years of experience in primary care.  He graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Zoology in 1995 and a Masters of Medial Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 1997.  Mr. Sturm specializes in providing outpatient comprehensive primary care services including minor routine office procedures.  His clinical interests include travel medicine, patient education, health promotion and disease prevention.

     He joined Butler University 2011 as an Assistant Professor for the Physician Assistant Program within the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.  Mr. Sturm has taught the following courses: Introduction to Imaging Studies, Clinical Medicine, Social and Behavioral Medicine, Clinical Integration, and provided lab instruction for History and Physical Assessment, Clinical Procedures, and Diagnostics and Therapeutics labs.  In addition, he is the course coordinator for the Community and Mental Health Rotation.  He tries to create an open and active learning environment that fosters the development of clinical reasoning using a common sense approach.  He enjoys working with the students in small groups in the lab where he can get to know them on a more personal level.  

     Mr. Sturm is a strong advocate of the PA profession and co-chairs the Continuing Medical Education Committee for the Indiana Academy of Physician Assistants.  In addition, he has been instrumental in organizing and promoting the Indiana's first Student Medical Challenge Bowl for PA students. 

    His personal interests include rooting for Butler's athletic teams, disc golfing, and camping. He resides in Westfield, Indiana with his wife, two children, a rabbit, and six chickens.  

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