Mary Jo Wiemiller, PA-C, M.S.

Mary Jo Wiemiller
Mary Jo Wiemiller, PA-C, M.S.Marquette University

Physician Assistant Studies, Room 449

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-5688

Department Chair and Program Director; Clinical Professor

Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Mary Jo P.M. Wiemiller, a Clinical Professor in Physician Assistant Studies, received her B.S. in Bacteriology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2001. She then completed her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant at Finch University of Health Sciences in North Chicago, Illinois (now Rosalind Franklin University), and worked for 5 ½ years at the Medical College of Wisconsin at Froedtert Hospital in Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery. She has additionally practiced as an Emergency Medicine PA with Aurora Health Care at Aurora Sinai Hospital. She joined Marquette University in 2009 as Clinical Faculty and became Program Director and Chair in August 2009. Her areas of expertise include Cardiovascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, General Surgery and Critical Care, Emergency Medicine and Educational Research. Mary Jo is also the Program Director of the Marquette University Aurora Health Care Post Graduate Physician Assistant Emergency Medicine which started July 2010. She has an emphasis on developing post-graduate Physician Assistant training in addition to entry level Physician Assistant training. She has served on the UAS for 5 years, and has been the UAS secretary for 2 years. Additionally, she participates in promoting shared governance by serving on the University Health Care Task Force. She has also been instrumental in developing Interprofessional Education at the University.


  • B.S. in Bacteriology - University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, WI 2001.
  • M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies at Finch University of Health Sciences, North Chicago, Illinois 2003

Courses Taught

  • PHAS 7250 Surgical Principles and Procedures and Clinical Procedures
  • PHAS 7091 Clinical Medicine 1
  • PHAS 7092 Clinical Medicine 2
  • PHAS 7115 Clinical Decision Making 1
  • PHAS 7116 Clinical Decision Making 2
  • PHAS 7050 Introduction to Medical History and Physical Exam
  • PHAS 7887 Summative Clinical Assessment
  • PHAS 7997 Master’s Capstone

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Physician Assistant Education Association
  • Catholic Association of Physician Assistant Programs
  • Association of Post Graduate Physician Assistant Programs
  • Association of Physician Assistants in Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants
  • Marquette University Aurora Health Care Post Graduate PA Emergency Medicine Program


  • NCCPA licensed since 2003, last recertified 2015
  • Wisconsin state licensed since 2003
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support re-certified 2016
  • Basic Life Support re-certified 2016
  • Fellow Certified APACVS in invasive skills since 2005