Michael Arnholtz MPAS, PA-C

Graduate College of Health Sciences - Physician Assistant Program




Doctor of Medical Science (c), Shenandoah University 

Education Specialist (Ed.S.) in Instructional Technology, University of West Florida 

Masters in Physician Assistant Studies, University of Nebraska 

BS as Physician Associate, University of Oklahoma 


Mr. Michael (Mike) Arnholtz has over 30 years of experience as a physician assistant in clinical and academic environments. He has expertise in primary care, emergency care, medical genetics, and operational medicine.  

Professor Arnholtz has been a PA educator in both didactic and clinical settings. He served previously as core faculty in the Interservice PA Program and has been a clinical preceptor for several PA programs. Additionally, he has taught as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Nova Southeastern University PA programs, the University of South Florida PA program, and the Yale Online PA Program.  

Professor Arnholtz is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. He is a lifetime member and former President of the Society of Air Force Physician Assistants, and is a member and former Regional Director of the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants.   


Professor Arnholtz currently resides in Destin, Florida where he continues to work clinically in Urgent Care. He has a particular interest in increasing health equities and serving the veteran population. When not working, he enjoys the beach, running, and playing pickleball.  


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