AASPA Member of the Month

AASPA members are essential to achieving our mission of providing high-quality patient care. Each month, we recognize a Member of the Month to help display the accomplishments of our members, and to encourage PAs to network with one another. These member features are profiled in our monthly membership newsletters, social media channels, and on the AASPA website.

Please be sure to read about our second Member of the Month, Kristen Lindvall, PA-C!

If you would like to nominate yourself or a colleague to be the next Member of the Month, please complete this submission form.


Kristen Lindvall, PA-C

This month we recognize AASPA member Kristen Lindvall, PA-C. Kristen has been a member of the AASPA for several years and she has proven herself to be an engaging speaker and active AASPA member. You may have seen some of her webinars and presentations at our conferences in the past.

Kristen is a graduate of the Augsburg University Program of Physician Studies. She is a surgical Physician Assistant with extensive experience in abdominal wall management. She is a founding member of St. Paul Minnesota Region Hospital's Complex Abdominal Reconstructive Service, emphasizing the team approach to difficult patient management. She is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Augsburg University PA Program and course director of Pathophysiology and Clinical Medicine. Her other interests include oncologic and robotic surgery, focusing on PA’s functioning at their highest level.

She is also passionate about medicine in the developing world and travels to Haiti assisting in surgical procedures. In her free time, Kristen enjoys spending time in nature with her husband and Vizsla dog.


Tiffany Worthington, DMSc, PA-C

Tiffany Worthington is a Cardiovascular Surgery Physician Assistant at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. She received a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Western University of Health Sciences. She was selected for Leadership Fellow with the Association of PAs in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery and recently earned a Doctorate of Medical Science degree (DMSc) at University of Lynchburg. 

To learn more about Tiffany, please read here.