, MS, PA-C
Associate Professor; Assistant Program Director; Director of Didactic Education
Physician Assistant Program
BS, Springfield College; MS, The Chicago Medical School/Finch University of Health Sciences
Professor Riethle joined the Bay Path College Physician Assistant (PA) Program
in June 2010 as the Assistant Program Director and Director of Didactic Education. Prior to coming to Bay Path College, she served as the Coordinator of Clinical Education at the Springfield College PA Program and Assistant Program Director at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences PA Program.
Before starting her career in PA education, Professor Riethle worked clinically as a PA in surgery and surgical sub-specialties, and as a clinical researcher in the areas of prenatal genetics and heart attack intervention. Currently she maintains clinical practice at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, MA, and AEIOU in Amherst, MA.
Professor Riethle serves as a member of the PACKRAT Committee, a national benchmark mock PA board examination. She has multiple publications, presented at local, state and national conferences, and has been a contributing author to two review books, Classroom to Clinic
and Physician Assistant Review
Professor Riethle teaches in clinical medicine, patient assessment, therapeutics and assists in the clinical curriculum. Her areas of interest are applicant assessment, academic law, simulation experiences and inter-professional training.