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Haack earns P.A. degree

Melissa Haack, daughter of John and Norma Haack of Detroit Lakes, recently graduated from the Physician Assistant Program at the University of Iowa in Iowa City.

Haack received a Certificate of Completion and a Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree June 20. The UI Physician Assistant Program, offered through the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, is recognized as the top physician assistant program in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report's rankings of "America's Best Graduate Schools."

Haack and her classmates in the Physician Assistant Program participated in the UI Carver College of Medicine commencement ceremony May 16. She has accepted a position at the Iowa Medical and Classification Center in Oakdale, Iowa.