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Snyder makes appointment to the Michigan Task Force on Physician's Assistants

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of CaShawndra Range, of Belleville, to the Michigan Task Force on Physician's Assistants.

This 11-member board regulates the practice of physician's assistants, provide a system to determine and approve the qualifications of physician's assistants, create a committee on physician's assistants, prescribe its powers and duties, and prescribe penalties.

"I am grateful for her service and confident she will work diligently to protect Michigan’s citizens," said Snyder.

Range is a physician’s assistant at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital where she manages and assesses neurosurgery and orthopedic spine patients, as well as at Bloomfield Medical Center where she manages and assesses acute and chronic medical conditions of long-term care nursing home residents. She previously worked as a senior physician assistant in urology at the Detroit Medical Center – Sinai Grace Hospital. Range earned a bachelor’s in anthropology and zoology from the University of Michigan and a master’s of medical science in physician assistant studies from Emory University. She will represent physician’s assistants and fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Michael Claussen.

Range will serve the remainder of a four-year term expiring Dec. 31, 2014. Her appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.