CertificationsNational Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
AboutLiz Peterson, Physician Assistant, sees patients at McCrary Rost Clinic in Gowrie. She began her career as a certified nursing assistant, working at Blackhawk Life Care Center in Lake View. She earned her bachelor of science degree in kinesiology and a minor in gerontology from Iowa State University where she developed her fascination for improving health with exercise and movement. She then attended Des Moines University, earning her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. Liz completed her clinical rotations, one of which was at McCrary Rost Clinic in Lake City in 2019. She especially enjoyed her rotations in sports medicine, orthopedics, and womens' health. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Iowa Physician Assistant Society. She is married to Bobby Peterson, who is a MRI/x-ray technologist. She enjoys walking, golfing, reading, playing competitive sports with her family, and spending time on the lake.