Graduated from the Kettering College PA Program.



Mara Prickett serves as Principal Faculty within the Physician Assistant Program in the School of Health Sciences. Mara graduated with academic distinction from the Kettering College PA Program in 2017 and began practicing as a Physician Assistant in Emergency Medicine. She has developed clinical expertise in the use of point of care ultrasound imaging, having received certifications through the American College of Emergency Physicians and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

While an undergraduate student at the University of Cincinnati, Mara served as a research assistant at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital (CCHMC) working on stem cell therapy research and was awarded the University of Cincinnati Research Council Research Grant. She has received multiple additional academic awards and scholarships including the Margaret L. Rodenburg Graduate Scholar award, the Eva R. Miller Physician Assistant Scholarship, the OAPA Student Scholarship, and the Richard E. Freidman Scholarship. She is an accomplished scholar with peer-reviewed articles published in Clinical Advisor, the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, and the PLOS ONE journal.

Mara was born and raised in Cincinnati. She currently resides in Cincinnati with her husband and two children. She enjoys going to various activities with her family and loves spending time with her children. Mara is an avid movie lover, with one of her favorite movies being Moana, which she frequently watches with her young daughter.