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Ashley L. Dorson


2828 Syracuse St. #123

Denver, CO 80238

Cell: (480) 650-0393




Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies                                                                               Anticipated  

Child Health Associate/Physician Assistant Program                                                                        May 2012

University of Colorado, Denver, CO

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences - Magna Cum Laude                                                                  2009

Physiology Major 

Psychology and Chemistry Minor

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ



CPR/AED Certified                                                                                                                                               2010



300+ hours of clinical and surgical experience from 2009-2010, including:

Special Skills: Achilles Tendon Lengthening, Posterior Spinal Fusions, Epiphysiodesis, Ponseti Clubfoot Serial Casting, Varus De-Rotational Osteotomies, Percutaneous Pinning, Internal Fixation with Screws, Casting, Suturing, Wound Care, Lumbar Punctures, Bone Marrow Aspirations, Finger Sticks, Glucose Monitoring, Injections, Imaging Review, Annual Physicals, Well Woman’s Exams, Neonatal Exams, Well Child Exams, History Taking, Physical Exam, Vital Signs, and Patient Education.


Allergy and Asthma                                                                                                                           Oct-Nov 2010


Allergy, Asthma, and Sinus Center, Lakewood, CO

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology                                                                                                     Aug-Oct 2010


The Children’s Hospital, Aurora, CO

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery                                                                                                                   Jul 2010


The Children’s Hospital, Aurora, CO

Pediatric Endocrinology                                                                                                                            Jul 2010

Outpatient/Patient Education

ADA Camp Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO

Family Practice                                                                                                                                            Jun 2010


Russell Simpson M.D. & Associates, Aurora, CO

Palliative Care                                                                                                                                              Apr 2010


The Denver Hospice, Denver, CO

Long Term Care                                                                                                                                         Mar 2010


                Colorado Geriatric Care, Littleton, Brighton, Boulder, CO

                Neonatology/Nursery                                                                                                                                Feb 2010 


                University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora, CO

                Pediatric Neurology                                                                                                                                   Fall 2009


                The Children’s Hospital, Aurora, CO


previous employment:

                Medical Assistant                                                                                                                                            2008-2009              

Children’s Orthopedic Specialists              

                Tucson, AZ

                Cardiothoracic Surgical Intern                                                                                                                            2008 

                Dr. M. Cristina Smith and Amanda Davis PA-C

                University of Arizona Surgery Club’s Summer Surgery Internship

                University Medical Center, Tucson, AZ

              Anatomy and Physiology Undergraduate Teaching Assistant                                                                        2008

                Department of Physiology

                University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

                Surgical Lab Assistant                                                                                                                                  2007-2008

                Tucson Orthopaedic Surgical Training Institute Tucson, AZ

               Child Life Playroom/Pediatric Inpatient Volunteer                                                                                        2006

                University Medical Center, Tucson, A

                Geometry Tutor                                                                                                                                                        2006

                University of Arizona, Department of Mathematics

                Tutoring Within the Schools Program

                Flowing Wells High School, Tucson, AZ


Professional Memberships:

                american Academy of Physician Assistants                                                                                      2009-Present

                Student Member

                Colorado Academy of Physician Assistants                                                                                       2009-Present   

                Student Member

                Henry K. Silver Society                                                                                                                           2009-Present   

                University of Colorado chapter of the Student Academy of the

                American Academy of Physician Assistants

                Student Member


Offices Held:

                Historian                                                                                                                                                     2009-Present   

                Henry K. Silver Society


Honors and Awards:

                University of Arizona Honors Program                                                                                                    2005-2009

                Wildcat Excellence Academic Scholarship                                                                                                        2005

                U of A John P. Schaeffer Scholarship                                                                                                                 2005

                Kiwanis Club Scholarship                                                                                                                                      2005

                Austin-Porter-Boyse Health Science Scholarship                                                                                              2005




References available upon request