Debbie Burger

Mrs. Debbie Burger is a Program Asistant coordinating the Academic year. She joined the School of Physician Assistant Studies in July 2015. Mrs. Burger has been with the University of Florida for 24 years. She spent the majority of her time in the University at the College of Law.




Rhonda R. DouglasRhonda Douglas

Ms. Rhonda Douglas joined the School of Physician Assistant Studies staff in July 2005. She is currently a Program Assistant. She performs a host of tasks including: processing all credentialing requests for graduates, prepares a variety of forms and materials for students, maintains School files and student records, and assists in Clinical Day activities for the clinical year class.

Ms. Douglas has been with the University of Florida for 15 years. She began her work at the University in 1997 at the Student Health Care Center. Prior to serving in the School of Physician Assistant Studies, she worked in the Dean of Students Office and the Greek Life Department.

As first point of contact, Ms. Douglas establishes an atmosphere of warmth and support for potential applicants and students in the School.

She enjoys pleasant times with family/ friends, occasional traveling, and hanging out at the beach.


Karen KaysKaren Kays

Mrs. Karen Kays joined the School of Physician Assistant Studies staff in May 2015, serving as the Program Assistant for Admissions. She processes all incoming applications, transcript evaluations, admissions correspondence, website maintenance, and provides office and clerical support. She answers applicant questions and coordinates the scheduling of selected applicants for interviews.

Mrs. Kays has worked at the University of Florida 10 years. For most of that time she worked at the College of Law. She has lived in Florida for 28 years. She enjoys being with family, traveling, crafting and working with her husband on their small farm.



Kristina Ivanova RobertsKristina Roberts

Mrs. Kristina Roberts joined the School of Physician Assistant Studies in June 2015. She is the OPS Program Assistant for the department. She provides clerical support to all aspects of the program. Lending her expertise and knowledge where it is need most.

She obtained both her Bachelor’s (2000) and Master’s (2008) degrees from the University of Florida, College of Health and Human Performance and its Department of tourism, Recreation & Sport Management.

She is originally from Sofia, Bulgaria, however, she’s been calling Gainesville home since 1997. She enjoys jazz dancing at a local studio, traveling, listening to classical music, and attending performances at the Phillips Center.


Shannon ReisShannon Reis

Mrs. Shannon Reis joined the School of Physician Assistant Studies in February 2017.  She is the Academic Assistant and Clinical Coordinator for the Clinical year.  She works with the clinical year students in the credentialing process for outside rotations, as well as coordinates all affiliation agreements with new clinical sites.

Mrs. Reis is a native of Ohio and previously held positions in healthcare for the past 26 years.  Mrs. Reis obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in 2010 from Hiram College, Hiram, Ohio and has completed course work towards earning her Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary studies.


Keri StoneKeri Stone

Ms. Keri Stone is the School of Physician Assistant Studies staff she has risen to the position of Office Manager. Her main duties in the School involve creating and maintaining the rotation schedule for the clinical year as well as supervising and evaluating staff, handling personnel paperwork, and overseeing the fiscal activities of the Program.

She serves as the main administrative contact for the School of Physician Assistant Studies.