Welcome to the RRCC PA Program Happenings & Alumni Page

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We would love to be in connect with alumni and current students! To learn more about RRCC PA Program opportunities to participate in the Alumni Association, CME, and guest lecturing - please Contact Erika Iverson at Erika.Iverson@rrcc.edu

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Program Happenings

                                            TIME'S UP Healthcare

The Red Rocks Community College is proud to be the first PA program in nation to become a signatory of TIME’S UP Healthcare! The RRCC PA program is committed to preparing PAs to become active, engaged, and compassionate leaders and providers by providing a culture of diversity, inclusion, and equity at our institution. To learn more click here.


CME Opportunities

Please check back after the New Year for the next provider bedside ultrasound CME event!


Alumni Spotlight

Roxanne Slayden

Roxanne Slayden, PA-C

Roxanne is a graduate of the RRCC Physician Assistant Program class of 2010.  She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Colorado State University in 1992.
Prior to her acceptance in the PA program, she worked as an Occupational therapist at Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado. Currently, she is practicing at the Women’s Clinic of Northern Colorado specializing in menopausal issues, hormone therapy and robotic assisted surgery.

Shannon Hughes, PA-C

Shannon Hughes, PA-C

Shannon Hughes is a Colorado native and is a graduate of the RRCC Physician Assistant class of 2009. Prior to her acceptance into the PA Program, she worked as a Registered Dietitian at Craig Hospital in Englewood. She has been a part of the Children’s Colorado Pediatric Infectious Diseases faculty since 2010. She manages the outpatient clinic with interests in recurrent fevers, bone and joint infections, MRSA, and travel clinic.

Kari Schoenwald, PA-C

Kari Schoenwald, PA-C

Kari is a 2002 graduate of Red Rocks Physician Assistant program. She received her bachelor of science in medical technology from North Dakota State University. Currently, she is an adjunct instructor member at Red Rocks Physician Assistant program and practices in Infectious Diseases at Longmont Clinic. 


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