Robert Peterson, D.C., M.S., PA-C

Title:
Assistant Professor

Education:
B.A. Secondary Education - Earth and Planetary Sciences-Kean University, 1978
M.A. Counseling and Student Personnel Services - Kean University, 1980
D.C. Doctor of Chiropractic – New York Chiropractic College, 1995
M.S. Physician Assistant Studies, DeSales University 1999

Certifications:
National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants
Basic Cardiac Life Support

Experience:
Chiropractic Sports Medicine, Orthopedics, Neurology, Urology

Academic and Research Interests:
Sports Medicine, Urology specifically Prostate/Urinary Bladder Cancers, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Biographical Summary:
Bob is currently an Assistant Professor at Philadelphia University Physician Assistant Studies Program.
Bob is also a retired Chiropractor, but still works with his local town sports teams as “team doctor.” He has been a Physician Assistant for 14 years, initially working in Orthopedics, then in Neurology and 3 years ago he moved to Urology. He has been an Adjunct Associate Professor at Mercer County College for 10 years, teaching Biology, Pathology and Anatomy and Physiology. He has mentored PA and Licensed Practical Nurses at the practice where he currently is employed, University Urology Associates.

Bob enjoys playing football and basketball in local sports’ leagues, as well as running and reading.  Most of Bob’s time, along with his wife’s, is spent coaching and driving their children to their sporting events. He currently lives in the Central New Jersey area with his wife and 3 children and has another son in college.

Contact Information:
petersonr@philau.edu215-951-0491