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Christy Hanson

Job Titles

  • Assistant Professor, Academic Coordinator
    Physician Assistant (M.S.), Graduate School

Started at Bethel

2012

Education

  • Bethel University - B.S. in Biology, 2005
  • Des Moines University - Masters in Physician Assistant Studies, 2008

Areas of expertise

Family Medicine; Orthopedics, specializing in spine care; Urgent Care

Biography

Christy Hanson has experience working as a physician assistant in multiple specialty areas, including family practice and orthopedics. Currently, Christy works with Hope Avenue Clinic in Minneapolis, volunteering with their medical clinic for homeless patients in the area.  She has special interests in the areas of patient education and reaching underserved communities. 

Courses Taught

Clinical Medicine

Patient Assessment and Diagnostics

Introduction to History and Physical Examination

Foundation to Clinical Medicine

Medical Problem Solving Lab

Awards

Pi Alpha Physician Assistant Honor Society

Certificates and Licenses

Licensed Physician Assistant

Professional Organizations, Committees, and Boards

Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants

American Academy of Physician Assistants

Physician Assistant Education Association

Hobbies and Interests

Christy enjoys spending her free time with her friends and family, including her husband Mark and two adorable children.  She enjoys playing piano, traveling when possible, and anything outdoors.

Quote

“"How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these." -George Washington Carver”