Officers

President — Scott Young, MS, PA-C

Scott.
Arizona Urology Specialists - Deer Valley
Phoenix, AZ
(623) 582-6420
scottyoungaz@gmail.com

Scott Young PA-C has been a Physician Assistant specializing in Urology since August of 2005. He works for Arizona Urology Specialists and has been a Phoenix resident since October of 2006. He earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Health Promotion and Rehabilitative Programs from Central Michigan University in 2001. He earned his Masters of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies also from Central Michigan University in 2003.

His interests include ED, hypogonadism and male/female voiding dysfunction. Scott lectures to the PA students at Midwestern University and Northern Arizona University PA programs as well as precepting students on clinical rotations. He is a member of AAPA, UAPA, AUA, ASAPA (Arizona) and SMSNA. He is married to an amazing PA in family practice and has 4 gorgeous children. In his spare time he enjoys coaching his kids sports and volunteering his time to local and international medical/spiritual missions.

President-Elect — Adam Mogil, MPAS, PA-C

Adam.
Skyline Urology
Sherman Oaks, CA
(818) 990-5020
amogil.pa@gmail.com

Adam Mogil graduated in 2003 from Western University of Health Sciences in California with a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies. He practices General Urology in Los Angeles, California with a focus in Men’s Sexual Health. Adam has been a member of the UAPA for nine years and has attended every UAPA conference since its inception. He has served as the Membership Committee co-chair since 2016 and continues to serve in this capacity. He also serves on the UAPA Education Committee and currently holds the role of Vice President of the UAPA.

Adam has been instrumental in hiring and training many Physician Assistants new to Urology and continues to advocate for PAs in this specialty. He has served as sub-investigator in multiple research studies for castrate-resistant prostate cancer, OAB and bladder cancer.

In his spare time, Adam enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons. His hobbies include skiing, gourmet cooking and mixology.

Vice President — G. Brooke Zilinskas, MMS, PA-C

Brooke.
UT Southwestern
Dallas, TX
(630) 728-8329
brooke.zilinskas@utsouthwestern.edu

After receiving her degree from Midwestern University in Downers Grove, IL, Brooke worked for several years in general and vascular surgery before moving to the field of Urology.

She has worked for UT Southwestern Medical Center’s department of urology for the past 8 years where she evaluates and treats patients with recurrent UTIs, incontinence, voiding dysfunction, hematuria, kidney stones, and other urologic complaints. She spends her time in the clinic seeing patients, performing procedures such as prostate biopsy, cystoscopy, and PTNS. She also sees inpatient urologic consults and first assists on robotic surgeries. She is a frequent speaker at the UT Southwestern PA school, local, state, and national conferences. She has published articles related to voiding problems in JAAPA, and chairs an APP mentorship program at UT Southwestern.

Secretary — Lisa Kerr, BS, MS, PA-C

Lisa.
Parkland Urology
Dallas, TX
(214) 590-6310
lisa.kerr@phhs.org

I completed both my undergraduate and graduate education at Daemen College in Amherst NY. After graduating from PA school in 2011, I moved to Virginia where I practiced in Gastroenterology for a year and a half before transitioning into Urology. I completed the UT Southwestern Medical Center Urology Department Physician Assistant Fellowship Program in 2015. Upon completion of fellowship training, I began working in the Urology Department of Parkland Hospital in Dallas TX, where I am currently employed.

Treasurer — Patrick Dougherty, MPAS, PA-C

Patrick.
Dallas, TX
(214) 724-5457
patrick.dougherty.pac@gmail.com

Patrick Dougherty, MPAS, PA-C is a Physician Assistant in the Department of Urology at UT Southwestern Medical Center splitting time between the operating room and a robust clinical practice focusing primarily on men’s health issues including: benign and malignant prostate disease, erectile dysfunction, Peyronie’s disease, hypogonadism, hematuria, urinary tract infections.

Patrick received a Bachelor of Science in Applied Exercise Physiology from Texas A&M University in 2005 and worked in the field of nuclear medicine cardiac stress testing for 2 years. He then went on to pursue his Master of Physician Assistant Studies from UT Southwestern which he completed in 2009. He initially joined the Department of Urology at Yale New Haven Hospital where he worked primarily on the inpatient service and as a robotic surgical first-assist, until moving back to Texas in late 2012.

He has maintained certification with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants since 2009.

He is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Texas Academy of Physician Assistants, the American Urological Association, and the Urological Association of Physician Assistants.

He currently serves on both the CME/Education committee and the Social Media committee for the UAPA.

He is involved in several ongoing research studies involving treatments for benign prostate enlargement, adjuvant treatments for prostate cancer, biochemical markers for prostate cancer and evaluation of postoperative stress urinary incontinence after prostatectomy.

He was inducted into Pi Alpha, the National Honor Society for Physician Assistants, in 2009.

Past President — James R. Kovarik III, MS, PA-C

Jim.
University of Kansas Health System
Kansas City, KS
(913) 588-0799
jkovarik@kumc.edu

Jim Kovarik is a Physician Assistant at the University of Kansas Hospital. He has twelve years of urology experience. His clinical interests include general urology, men’s health, prostate cancer screening, medical management of erectile dysfunction, medical management of nephrolithiasis, and benign prostatic disease. He collaborates with the staff urologists providing patient education and continuity of care. He is a member of the American Urological Association, Urological Association of Physician Assistants, Kansas Urological Society, American Association of Physician Assistants, and Kansas Academy of Physician Assistants. He serves on the University of Kansas Health System Advanced Practice Provider committee. Prior to moving to the Kansas City metro, he practiced at the Urology Clinic at Clement J. Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

He received his undergraduate degree from Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska. He completed his Master of Science in Physician Assistant Practice at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science in North Chicago, Illinois.

Delegate to the AAPA HOD — David R. Coleman, MPAS

Dave.
Colorado Health Medical Group-Urology
Loveland, CO
(970) 669-9100
davec3pa@aol.com

David Coleman has been working in medicine since 1980 and as a healthcare provider since 1992. During his career, he’s been privileged to work in flight medicine, family practice, emergency medicine, urgent care, diabetes medicine, and urology. He has practiced in clinical, surgical, research, and emergency room settings and has lectured nationally on many medical topics. PA Coleman is a retired military officer who has experience working in military hospitals, VA Centers, Indian healthcare, and state-of-the-art civilian facilities. He has also been a leader in both state and national PA organizations for many years. He is a past-president of the Urological Association of PAs and currently serves as the UAPA Delegate to the AAPA House of Delegates. David lives in Wyoming and works in northern Colorado.

AUA Representative — Todd J. Doran, Ed.D., PA-C, DFAAPA

todd.
University of Tampa
College of Natural and Health Sciences
Tampa, FL
(813) 257-3758
doranohana@gmail.com

Dr. Doran is currently Associate Professor, Division Chief & Program Director of the Physician Associate Program at The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Previously, he was Senior Associate in Urologic Surgery in the Department of Urologic Surgery at Vanderbilt University from 2004-2014.

He received his Bachelor’s in Sports Medicine from Willamette University, Master’s in Human Performance from Oregon State University, Physician Assistant from University of Washington, and doctorate in Higher Education Leadership and Policy from Vanderbilt University. He was active duty in the Navy from 1995-2004 with clinical assignments including family medicine, emergency medicine, addiction medicine, and urology.