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Queens, NY, 11375
Posted:
October 14, 2019

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- CURRICULUM VITAE-

Lorraine A. Sanassi, MHSc, DHSc, PA-C

adak9x@r.postjobfree.com

Office: 718-***-**** Fax: 718-***-****

EDUCATION

• Doctor of Health Science (DHSc), Nova Southeastern University: College of Allied Health & Nursing, 2014

• Master of Health Science (MHSc), Drexel University: College of Nursing & Health Professions, 2010

• Bachelor of Science (BS) in Physician Assistant Studies, St. John’s University: College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions, 2007

LICENSURE/CREDENTIALS

• New York State Registered Physician Assistant, 2007, Lic# 011973 (designated credential: PA)

• National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) Board Certified, 2007

(designated credential PA-C)

• Basic Cardiac Life Support thru 2020

• Pediatric Advanced Life Support thru 2019

• Advanced Cardiac Life Support thru 2019

• Infectious Disease Control thru 2019

• DEA through 2021

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT

• 01/2019-Present Northwell GoHealth Urgent Care

Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

• 9/2014-Present State University of New York Downstate Medical Center. Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Program

Senior Clinical Coordinator

10/2016- Present Program Coordinator of Physician Assistant HIV Track (STAR Health Center) Physician Assistant, STAR Health Center (Department of Medicine) Clinical Preceptor for PA Students

• 05/2015-03/2017 Emergency Medical Associates – New York Presbyterian\Queens. Physician Assistant –Emergency Department

Clinical Preceptor for Physician Assistant

• 09/2007-09/2015 Wyckoff Heights Medical Center.

Physician Assistant –Emergency Medicine

Clinical Preceptor for Physician Assistant and Medical Students

• 11/2007-05/2012 St. John's University.

Didactic and Clinical Instructor, Physician Assistant Program Updated 12/20/2018, LS

ACADEMIC ASSIGNMENTS/RESPONSIBILITIES

• Position: Physician Assistant Coordinator, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, STAR Program [Start date: 10/6/2016]

o In Collaboration with the HIV Center faculty, create and refine curriculum for HIV Track PA students.

o In collaboration with HIV and CHRP PA Program faculty, integrate HIV education in to PA Program curricula.

o Participate in the development of marketing materials for the HIV track. o Work in partnership with PA program to integrate student didactic and clinical training schedules for the HIV Specialist track.

o Participate in required HRSA grant reporting and documentation in collaboration with the HIV Education Director.

o Develop schedule for HIV track PA students for Junior and Senior years. o In collaboration with SHC clinician staff, provide clinical preceptorship for junior HIV track PA students and help organize and coordinate HIV Primary Care clerkships. o Participate in the creation of HIV track specific evaluation components (for students and program).

o Provide direct HIV patient care (2 sessions per week) in the Star Health Center (SHC).

Under the supervision for the SHC Medical Director, provide continuity of care for a panel of HIV patients.

Demonstrate patient care skills, medical knowledge, interpersonal skills and communication skill, and professionalism requisite for HIV Specialist Physician Assistant.

• Position: Assistant Professor, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, College of Health- Related Professions [Start date: 9/29/2014]

o Effectiveness in Teaching: Provide classroom instruction, including timely assessment of student performance, feedback and professional mentorship. Utilize outcome data from chairman and peer feedback, student evaluations and professional expectations to continually improve teaching and classroom instruction.

o Mastery of Subject Area and Continued Growth: Maintain professional expertise through continued learning, clinical practice, professional presentation, consultation, publication and certification relative to professional discipline. o Scholarship: Actively engage in discovery and professional activities (research, grant writing, professional writing for publication and professional presentations. Performance indicator - Satisfactory with documentation of 2-3 professional products or activities per year. o Curriculum Development and Program Evaluation: Participate in curriculum development, program planning, accreditation self-study and outcome assessment as assigned. o Communication: Communicate program's mission, goals, needs and viewpoints among college leadership, faculty, students, clinical preceptors/sites and the community. . Updated 12/20/2018, LS

o Professional Service: Demonstrates a willingness to serve the Program, College and University through productive committee work. Participates in program, college and professional organization service activities beyond the classroom and clinical instruction of students. Engages in professional activities for professional organizations and/or the community. Provides leadership to committees and peers and promotes the mission of the profession, program, college and/university.

ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES BY SEMESTER:

• Fall 2014

o Course Director/Instructor for Independent Study Course (PHAS 5000) o Junior Volunteer Coordinator – Brooklyn Free Clinic o Course Instructor for Interviewing & Physical Diagnosis Course (PHAS 3006)

Lecture: The Abdomen

Lecture: The Breast & Female Genitalia

All lab sessions

o Attended Brown Bag Session (11/19/15): Funding: What, Where, and How? o Attended Faculty Assembly (10/22/2014)

• Spring 2015

o Course Director/Instructor for Introduction to Psychiatry Course for PA and PT students

(PSYH 5111 / PHAS 3212)

Lecture: Alcohol and Substance Use Disorders

o Course Co-Director/Instructor for Adult Primary Care Medicine (APCM) (PHAS 3301)

Lecture: Diseases of the Gallbladder

Lecture: Infectious Genitourinary Diseases

o Course Instructor for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Course (PHAS 3102)

Lecture: Risky Behaviors in Adolescence

o Assisted in IV/Phlebotomy Lab hosted by the College of Medicine (04/15/2015) o Attended Faculty Assembly (02/25/2015)

o Student Marshall for Commencement (05/27/2015)

• Summer 2015

o Course Director/Instructor for Independent Study Course (PHAS 5001) o Course Instructor for Clinical Microbiology and Immunology

Lecture: Pneumotropic, Dermatotropic, & Viscerotropic Viral Diseases

Lecture: Diseases Caused by Eukaryotic Microorganisms, Fungi, & Parasites o Course Instructor for OB/GYN Course

Prenatal Care in the Normal Pregnancy

Sexually Transmitted Infections and Breast Health o Course Instructor for Clinical Decision Making Course (Headache) Updated 12/20/2018, LS

o Course Co-Director for Pediatrics Course

o Course Co-Director and Instructor for Geriatrics/Long-Term Care

Delirium, Dementia, and Depression

o Attended Faculty Assembly (06/17/2015)

o Conducted PA Program Information Session: 07/22/15

• Fall 2015

o Course Director/Instructor – Independent Study Course (PHAS 5000) o Course Instructor for Interviewing & Physical Diagnosis Course (PHAS 3006)

Lecture: Skin, Hair, and Nails

Lecture: The Abdomen

Lecture: The Breast & Female Genitalia

All lab sessions

o Course Instructor for Pathophysiology Course

Lecture: Neuromuscular Disorders

Lecture: Acute/Chronic Renal Disease and Lower GU Tract Disorders

• Spring 2016

o Course Director – Introduction to Psychiatry for PA and PT students (PSYH 5111 / PHAS 3212)

o Course Co-Director/Instructor for Adult Primary Care Medicine (APCM) (PHAS 3301)

Lecture: Diseases of the Gallbladder/Biliary Tract o Course Instructor for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Course (PHAS 3102)

Lecture: Risky Behaviors in Adolescence

o Attended Brown Bag Session: Dean's First Year CHRP Initiatives (02/10/2016) o Attended Faculty Assembly (02/24/2016)

o Assisted in IV/Phlebotomy Lab hosted by the College of Medicine (04/06/2016) o Marched in CHRP Commencement (05/24/16)

• Summer 2016

o Course Director/Instructor for Independent Study Course (PHAS 5000/5001) o Course Director/ Core Instructor for Clinical Decision Making Course

Lecture: Developing Differential Diagnosis

Lecture: Health Screening and Maintenance

Lecture: Cardiac System – Chest pain

Lecture: Syncope

Lecture: Headache

o Course Instructor for Clinical Microbiology and Immunology

Lecture: Pneumotropic, Dermatotropic, & Viscerotropic Viral Diseases

Lecture: Diseases Caused by Eukaryotic Microorganisms, Fungi, & Parasites o Course Instructor for OB/GYN Course

Updated 12/20/2018, LS

Lecture: Prenatal Care in the Normal Pregnancy

Lecture: Sexually Transmitted Infections and Breast Health o Course Co-Director for Pediatrics Course

o Course Co-Director and Instructor for Geriatrics/Long-Term Care

Lecture: Delirium, Dementia, and Depression

o Attended Faculty Assembly (06/16/2016)

o Conducted PA Program Information Session: 06/07/16

• Fall 2016

o Appointed Program Director of Physician Assistant HIV Track

Interview and selection of new HIV Track cohort

Curricular planning for didactic and clinical year students

Placement of clinical year students on HIV-focused clerkships

STAR HIV Clinic – primary care clinician; precepting PA students o Course Director/Instructor – Independent Study Course (PHAS 5001) o Course Instructor for Interviewing & Physical Diagnosis Course (PHAS 3006)

Lecture: Skin, Hair, and Nails

Lecture: The Abdomen

Lecture: The Breast & Female Genitalia

Lecture: The Musculoskeletal System

All lab sessions

o Course Instructor for Pathophysiology Course

Lecture: Neuromuscular Disorders

Lecture: Acute/Chronic Renal Disease and Lower GU Tract Disorders o Attended Open House (10/6/2016)

o Attended Faculty Assembly (11/2/2016)

• Spring 2017

o Course Director – Introduction to Psychiatry for PA students (PHAS 3212) o Course Co-Director/Instructor for Adult Primary Care Medicine (APCM) (PHAS 3301) o Course Instructor for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Course (PHAS 3102)

Lecture: Risky Behaviors in Adolescence

o Attended Brown Bag Session: Culture Influences -Teaching, Clinical Practice and Research

(3/2/2017)

o Participated in monthly Research Capacity Building Brainstorming and Collaboration o Attended Faculty Assembly (02/23/2017)

o Conducted PA Program Information Session: 04/12/16 o Attended CHRP Convocation (5/17/17)

o Marched in CHRP Commencement (05/23/17)

Updated 12/20/2018, LS

• Summer 2017

o Course Director/Instructor for Independent Study Course (PHAS 5000/5001) o Course Director/ Core Instructor for Clinical Decision Making Course

Lecture: Developing Differential Diagnosis

Lecture: Health Screening and Maintenance

Lecture: Cardiac System – Chest pain

Lecture: Fatigue

Lecture: Syncope

Lecture: Headache

Writing workshops

o Course Instructor for Clinical Microbiology and Immunology

Lecture: Pneumotropic, Dermatotropic, & Viscerotropic Viral Diseases

Lecture: Diseases Caused by Eukaryotic Microorganisms, Fungi, & Parasites o Course Instructor for OB/GYN Course

Lecture: Prenatal Care in the Normal Pregnancy

Lecture: Sexually Transmitted Infections and Breast Health

Lecture: The Differential Diagnosis of Pelvic Pain o Course Co-Director and Instructor for Geriatrics/Long-Term Care

Lecture: Delirium, Dementia, and Depression

o Attended Faculty Assembly (06/2017)

o Conducted PA Program Information Session: 06/07/17

• Fall 2017

o Course/Program Director of Physician Assistant HIV Track

Interview and selection of new HIV Track cohort

Curricular planning for didactic and clinical year students

Lecture: Psychosocial Impact of HIV/AIDS

Lecture: Case Studies in Acute HIV Diagnosis and Screening

STAR HIV Clinic – primary care clinician

o Course Director/Instructor – Independent Study Course (PHAS 5000) o Course Instructor for Interviewing & Physical Diagnosis Course (PHAS 3006)

Lecture: Skin, Hair, and Nails

Lecture: The Abdomen

Lecture: The Breast & Female Genitalia

Lecture: The Musculoskeletal System

All lab sessions

o Course Instructor for Pathophysiology Course

Lecture: Neuromuscular Disorders

Lecture: Acute/Chronic Renal Disease and Lower GU Tract Disorders o Coordinating and training of selected junior and senior PA students for the NYSSPA Medical Jeopardy competition

Updated 12/20/2018, LS

o Assist with planning of Health Professions Week Interdisciplinary Event for 11/9/17 o Attend Open House (10/17/2017)

o Attend Faculty Assembly (11/2/2017)

• Spring 2018

o Course Director – Introduction to Psychiatry for PA students (PAMS 5212) o Course Co-Director/Instructor for Adult Primary Care Medicine (APCM) (PAMS 5301) o Course Instructor for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Course (PAMS 5102)

Lecture: Risky Behaviors in Adolescence

o Attended Faculty Assembly (02/2018)

o Conducted PA Program Information Session: July 2018 o Attended CHRP Convocation (5/1208)

o Faculty Marshall in CHRP Commencement (05/2018)

• Summer 2018

o Course Director/Instructor for Independent Study Course (PAMS 5000/5001) o Course Director/ Core Instructor for Clinical Decision Making Course

Lecture: Developing Differential Diagnosis

Lecture: Health Screening and Maintenance

Lecture: Cardiac System – Chest pain

Lecture: Fatigue

Lecture: Syncope

Lecture: Headache

Writing workshops

o Course Instructor for Clinical Microbiology and Immunology

Lecture: Pneumotropic, Dermatotropic, & Viscerotropic Viral Diseases

Lecture: Diseases Caused by Eukaryotic Microorganisms, Fungi, & Parasites o Course Instructor for OB/GYN Course

Lecture: Prenatal Care in the Normal Pregnancy

Lecture: Sexually Transmitted Infections and Breast Health

Lecture: The Differential Diagnosis of Pelvic Pain o Course Co-Director and Instructor for Geriatrics/Long-Term Care

Lecture: Hospice Care

o Attended Faculty Assembly (06/2018)

o Conducted PA Program Information Session: 06/2018

• Fall 2018

o Appointed Acting Senior Clinical Coordinator, September 2018

Sole responsibility for directing clinical education phase of the PA Program o Course/Program Director of Physician Assistant HIV Track

Interview and selection of new HIV Track cohort

Updated 12/20/2018, LS

Curricular planning for didactic and clinical year students

Lecture: Psychosocial Impact of HIV/AIDS

Lecture: Case Studies in Acute HIV Diagnosis and Screening

STAR HIV Clinic – primary care clinician, clinical preceptor o Course Director/Instructor – Independent Study Course (PHAS 5000) o Course Instructor for Interviewing & Physical Diagnosis Course (PHAS 3006)

Lecture: The Abdomen

Lecture: The Breast & Female Genitalia

All lab sessions

o Course Instructor for Pathophysiology Course

Lecture: Neuromuscular Disorders

Lecture: Acute/Chronic Renal Disease and Lower GU Tract Disorders o Coordinating and training of selected junior and senior PA students for the NYSSPA Medical Jeopardy competition

o Attend Faculty Assembly (11/2018)

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

• 07/2018 – Present Vice-Chair of the Committee on Diversity for the New York State Society of Physician Assistants

Continue to oversee committee and initiate strategies to increase the number of minority PAs in New York State in an effort to eliminate health disparities that continue to exist

• 07/2017 – 7/2018 Chair of the Committee on Diversity for the New York State Society of Physician Assistants

Oversee committee and initiate strategies to increase the number of minority PAs in New York State in an effort to eliminate health disparities that continue to exist

• 08/2013-2015 ADVANCE for NPs & PAs Journal.

Peer Review Panelist

• 07/2013-Present New York City Department of Mental Health and Hygiene. Medical Reserve Corps Member: Medical Volunteer

PUBLICATIONS

• Morris, A., Sanassi, LA, Yager, J, Yusuff, JJ, Robinson, M. (2018 Nov). Integrating Health Literacy Assessment into an Urban HIV Clinic. Poster presented at the National Ryan White Conference in December 2018.

• Sanassi, LA. (2016, Jun). Botox: A Lift for Migraines. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, 29(6).

• Sanassi, LA. (2015, Nov). Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. 28(11):52-53.

Updated 12/20/2018, LS

• Sanassi, LA. (2014, Feb. Seasonal Affective Disorder: Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel? Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, 27(2).

• Sanassi, LA. (2011, May). Severe Persistent Asthma in Adults: The Rise of Omalizumab. ADVANCE for NPs & PAs, 2(5).

RESEARCH

• Morris, A., Sanassi, LA, Yager, J, Yusuff, JJ, Robinson, M. (2018 Nov). Integrating Health Literacy Assessment into an Urban HIV Clinic. Poster presented at the National Ryan White Conference in December 2018.

• Factors Resulting in Suboptimal HIV Viral Suppression (VL >199) in HIV+ MSM Patients at STAR Health Center. Researchers: Tyler Martinson, Shante Austin, Elliott DeHaan, Lorraine Sanassi, Debra Toyloy, Morgan Gebhardt, Georgene Servio

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

• Morris, A., Sanassi, LA, Yager, J, Yusuff, JJ, Robinson, M. (2018 Nov). Integrating Health Literacy Assessment into an Urban HIV Clinic. Poster presented at the National Ryan White Conference in December 2018.

• New York Society of Physician Assistants (NYSSPA) [State Conference]. HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis. Lorraine Sanassi. Tarrytown, NY. October 13, 2017. Audience: PAs, MDs, NPs, PA students

• AIDS Education Training Center (AETC) Reverse Site Visit [National Conference]. Physician Assistant HIV Track at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. David Odegaard, Lorraine Sanassi. AETC, Bethesda, MD. April 5, 2017. Audience: NPs, MDs, PAs, Regional and National AETC Directors, HRSA members

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

• New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYSSPA)

• American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

• Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants (SEMPA)

• Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) o Government Relations Representative, 2015

• Drexel University Alpha Eta Society, 2010

• St. John’s University Pi Alpha National Honor Society, 2008 UNIVERSITY SERVICE

• Service to the College of Health Related Professions o Facilitator for Ethics Day (09/2015)

o CHRP Clinical Roundtable Committee, Academic Year 2016-2017

March 13, 2017: Inaugural interprofessional education event o Admissions and Academic Standing Committee, Academic Year 2015-2016 Updated 12/20/2018, LS

o Committee on Academic Policy, Academic Year 2015-2016 o PA Information Session, July 22, 2015; July 7, 2016 o Student Marshall for Commencement, May 27, 2015

o Chair of PA Faculty Search Committee, Fall 2017

o Assist with planning of Health Professions Week Interdisciplinary Event for 11/9/17 o Chair for Committee on Academic Policy, Academic Year 2018-2019

• Service to the Physician Assistant Program and College of Medicine o IV & Phlebotomy Simulation Lab, April 15, 2015

o IV & Phlebotomy Simulation Lab, April 6, 2016

o Voting in the PAEA Board Election and Annual Business Meeting, October 2016 PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

National Activities

• The American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) - Colposcopy and HRA Course 2017. July 26-29, 2017, San Diego, CA.

• Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) Education Forum. October 13-16, 2016, Minneapolis, MN.

• Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) PANDO Workshop – Basic Faculty Skills: 101. November 09-11, 2015, Arlington, VA.

• 13th Annual UC Davis Clinical Pharmacotherapy: Practical Information for Primary Care, April 17- 19, 2015, Napa, CA.

• American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Conference, October 27-30, Chicago, IL. Regional Activities

• New York State Society of Physician Assistants Conference 2018. Albany, NY. October 4-7, 2018

• New York State Society of Physician Assistants Conference 2017. Tarrytown, NY. October 12-15, 2017

• Cultural Competence for HIV Providers. SUNY DMC HIV/ID Research Seminar. September 28, 2017.

• Buprenorphine Training. PCSS-MAT 2017 AAAP. June 1, 2017, New York, NY.

• Anal HPV Infection: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention. SUNY DMC HIV/ID Research Seminar. May 11, 2017.

• HIV and the Role of Social Determinants. SUNY DMC HIV/ID Research Seminar. May 4, 2017.

• Patterns, Drivers, and Associated Risks of Methamphetamine Use in Sexual Minority Men. SUNY DMC HIV/ID Research Seminar. April 27, 2017.

• Surgical Treatment of Anal HPV-Related Dysplasia. SUNY DMC HIV/ID Research Seminar. March 16, 2017.

• Are Older Adults with HIV Aging Differently? SUNY DMC HIV/ID Research Seminar. March 9, 2017.

• An Advanced CME Live Course in HIV Pathogenesis, Antiretrovirals, and Other Selected Issues in HIV Disease Management. February 24, 2017. New York, NY.

• Steps to PrEP: A Community Forum to Explore Strategies for Implementing PrEP for HIV Prevention. Sponsored by MedIQ. November 30, 2016, Brooklyn, NY. Updated 12/20/2018, LS

• Haiti, Infectious Disease and Global Health. SUNY DMC HIV/ID Research Seminar. November 17, 2016.

• Daily Oral PrEP: the Other Pill for Women. SUNY DMC HIV/ID Research Seminar. November 10, 2016.

• HIV and Cardiovascular Disease. SUNY DMC HIV/ID Research Seminar. October 20, 2016.

• STD/HIV Journal Club. First Monday every month, SUNY Dept. of Infectious Diseases. Awards

• New York State Society of Physician Assistants Physician Assistant Educator of the Year Award, 2017

(Presented at the NYSSPA Conference in Tarrytown, NY October 13th, 2017)



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