Paula Colledge

Paula Colledge graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychobiology with a neurobiology emphasis from the University of California at Santa Cruz. She obtained her Master of Science level Physician Assistant degree from Pacific University in Portland, Oregon where she graduated with honors.

She began her medical career in neurosurgery providing care in hospital and clinical settings, and performed surgical assists. Her interests include neurology and neurosurgery, pain medicine, wilderness medicine, military medicine, and occupational health. She has also worked in urgent care and emergency medicine, trauma, physiatry, military and occupational medicine. She is president of Missoula Medical Aid, a grassroots medical organization providing aid to the poorest in Honduras. She lives on a farm with her husband and twin girls, and raises vegetables and golden-doodle puppies.