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Faculty and Staff

The faculty in K-State’s Physician Assistant Studies program are experienced practitioners who are committed to teaching students both the science and art of medicine. They are guided by a passion for student success, service to the community and respect for the PA and medical professions. 

 Name/TitlePhone/Email
 Gwen Ferdinand-Jacob, DHSc, MPAS, PA-C
Program Director
Physician Assistant Program
785-532-1519
gwenfj@k-state.edu
 Autumn Caycedo, MD
Medical Director
Physician Assistant Program
785-532-1519
acaycedo@k-state.edu
 Bradley Dirks, PA-C, M.Ed.
Academic Director
Physician Assistant Program
785-532-1577
brdirks@k-state.edu
 Candice N. Tucker, MSc. PA-C
Clinical Director
Physician Assistant Program
785-532-1594
cntucker@k-state.edu
 David Brosa, MPAS, PA-C
Clinical Adjunct Faculty
Physican Assistant Program
785-532-1594
brosa@k-state.edu
 Sujatha Prakash, MS
Program/Project Coordinator
Physician Assistant Program
785-532-1566
sujatha@k-state.edu