• Position: Director of Clinical Services
• Department: Carls Center for Clinical Care and Education
• Campus Address: 1101 Health Professions Building
• Office Hours: By Appointment
• Phone: 989-774-6508 or 774-3904
• Email: email@example.com
Degrees and Universities
Masters, Clinical & Community Health Education, Wayne State University (Detroit), 1988
Physician Assistant, B. Sc., Touro College, N.Y. State University, 1980
B.A., Biology, Queens University (Kingston, Ontario), 1978.
Since graduating from Queens University (Kingston, Ontario, Canada), Ms. Gardon Rose further pursued her education and trained to become a Physician Assistant (Touro College, S.U.N.Y.) with a Masters degree in Clinical and Community Health Education (Wayne State University, Det.) and minor in Gerontology from Wayne State University (WSU's Institute of Gerontology, Detroit). She has worked in various healthcare settings in the metropolitan and Detroit area - hospitals, nursing homes, NGO agencies, and managed care organizations. She takes pride in her past work with Detroit's Women's-Infants'-Children's (WIC) nutrition supplement program and her involvement with Detroit's Empowerment Zone, in particular with acquiring government grants for developing and coordinating a client access information and assistance initiative. She also greatly values her present work with the Central Michigan District Health Department in helping with community outreach and consumer health empowerment initiatives through its Together We Can - http://www.cmdhd.org/county_health_rankings.htm
Ms. Gardon Rose came to CMU in May 2008, serving as the Director of Clinical Services for the Carls Center for Clinical Care and Education (www.carlscenter.cmich.edu
) at Central Michigan University, in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. Since coming on board to CMU, she also serves as the Privacy Officer at the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions (http://www.cmich.edu/academics/health_professions/Pages/default.aspx
), a project facilitator for the Center for Collaborative Command and Leadership - http://www.teamsofleaders.org/index.html
, and advisor for both the Universities Allied for Essential Medicine - http://uaem.cmich.edu/
and the Veteran Resource Center - http://global.cmich.edu/veterans/Default.aspx
. After work hours, she is busy working on her doctoral degree in health administration studies. When she is not working on her studies, Jessica enjoys playing the violin (at the music school across campus), arts and crafts, skiing, swimming (at CMU's Student Athletic Center), cycling, and martial arts. Ms. Gardon Rose is also the proud mother of a lovely daughter who is completing her law degree at the University of Michigan.
Michigan Association of Physician Assistants, 1980 – Present
American Academy of Physician Assist, 1980 - Present
Isabella County Commission on Aging (Mount Pleasant, MI), 2008 - 2012
Michigan Quality Improvement Consortium: Implementation Work-group, July 2006 - 2008
Detroit Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council, 2003 - 2008
Governor's Long Term Care Task Force, August 2002 - 2004
Voices of Detroit Initiative, 1999 - 2002
Health & Community Services Committee; American Red Cross (Detroit), 1999 - 2002
Medical team volunteer & coordinator for the Maccabee Youth Athletic Games, 1998
WSU Graduate PA Program Advisory Board & Steering Committee, 1994 - 1997
Building Teams of Leaders in Healthcare: Collaborating for Success. Workshop presentation at the 2011 National Outreach Scholarship Conference (hosted by Michigan State University, http://outreachscholarship.org/Conference/NOSC2011Meeting/
ConferenceHome.aspx , East Lansing, MI. Co-presenters C.J. Gibson, S.D. Berkshire and D. von Lubitz; October 2-4, 2011.
Rural Health Care in Central Michigan. (2013). Case chapter 41 in Multi-Sector Casebook on Health Administration, Leadership, and Management; J. A. Johnson and S. D. Musch (Ed.). Delmar Cengage Learning; ISBN-13: 9781133603665.
Building the Together We Can Health Improvement Campaign in Central Michigan. Poster and presentation at the Public Health Summit II (www.cmdhd.org
), Doherty Hotel & Conference Center Clare, MI. Co-presenters C.J. Gibson, M.L. Kushion and D. von Lubitz; April 14, 2011.
Improving Preventative Health Compliance Through WIC, a white paper accepted for publication in 2008 by the Center for Health Transformation and resulted in an interview with Stateline (http://www.pewstates.org/projects/stateline
Eldercare Providers Have A Full Agenda for New Century. Transitions, a publication of the Institute of Gerontology at Wayne State University; Fall/Winter 1999.
Measuring Rehabilitation Outcome and Effectiveness; presented at the JCAHO sponsored 8th International Symposium on Quality Assurance in Healthcare; Washington, DC; 1991