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Joanna Baskett has been a nationally certified Physician Assistant since 2001, working in Dermatology since 2007 in Boulder County. Prior, she spent six years in Family Medicine & Urgent Care. She joined Dermatology Specialists in 2017 and is Practicing at the Louisville location.

Prior to becoming a PA, she graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in International Studies from University of Connecticut, which included study abroad at the Sorbonne University in Paris, and Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. After graduation, she worked with international businesses in Connecticut and then Colorado. She discovered Colorado during a winter ski trip and has lived here since 1993 with a brief hiatus during graduate studies.

Her passion for science led to a change in career paths and she became a PA. She worked for two years as a clinic assistant in women’s health while completing science coursework at University of Colorado and Front Range Community College. She received her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from A.T. Still University’s Arizona School of Health Sciences in Phoenix, Arizona in 2001. She has served as the Vice President and President of the Colorado Society of Dermatology Professionals¬†and has volunteered at health fairs and abroad on a medical mission to Ecuador.

She is married and has a dog, and enjoys staying active hiking, cycling, skiing and traveling. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish, Polish, and some French.