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Michael Guerra joined Eastern Michigan University in October 2012 as Associate Professor. He is a physician assistant with almost 30 years of clinical practice experience in family medicine, urgent care and cardiac surgery. He is a 1985 graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy Physician Assistant Program and has been a clinical preceptor and clinical medicine guest lecturer for 25 years.
He previously held an appointment as Assistant Professor in the University of Toledo Department of Physician Assistant Studies from 2001-2007. He had a clinical appointment in the Division of Cardiac Surgery at the University of Michigan where he collaboratively performed new patient consultations in the mitral valve clinic from 2009-2012. He continues to work clinically in primary care medicine at IHA and through volunteering at the Hope Clinic in Ypsilanti.
Identifying and evaluating antibiotic prescribing behaviors among primary care clinicians in the management of uncomplicated respiratory tract infections.
Evaluating the impact of modifiable lifestyle variables (exercise, BMI and body fat, nutritional, occupational stress, etc.) on the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
Early detection, evaluation and management of structural mitral valve disease associated with mitral regurgitation.
2003: Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence: The University of Toledo
2003: Student Involvement Award / Outstanding Faculty Advisor: The University of Toledo
2002: Deans Scholar Award: University of Detroit Mercy College of Health Professions
1994 - 1997: Recognition Award: National Board Exam Review Workshop University of Detroit Mercy