Catherine Oms, DrPH, MPA, PA-C
Catherine Oms was raised locally and graduated from Loma Linda Academy in 1997. She received an Associate's Degree in Nursing from Southwestern Adventist University in 1999. She obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology from Cal State University, San Bernardino in 2003, both Master's Degree in Physician Assistant Sciences in 2007 and Doctoral degree in Public Health with an emphasis in Preventive care in 2020 from Loma Linda University. Since that time, she has worked in pediatrics, women's health, family practice and prevention/wellness specialties. She completed the OB/GYN Residency Program for PA's from Arrowhead Medical Center in 2009. She returned to Loma Linda University in 2011 as full-time faculty and was a Didactic Coordinator for the Physician Assistant Program for 6 years and Associate Program Director for 3 years. She is currently the Chair for the Physician Assistant Program. Her responsibilities include assisting the Program Director in program needs, implementing the mission and vision of the institution and participate in teaching and research possibilities.