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  • Position:  Director and Professor
  • Department: Physician Assistant Program
  • Campus Address: HPB 1233
  • Office Hours: By appointment
  • Phone: (989) 774-2337
  • Email: masse2sl@cmich.edu

 

Degrees and Universities

Dr. Massey completed his Physician Assistant training at Kettering College, Kettering, Ohio in 1987. Also holds a bachelor's degree from The State University of New York at Albany, NY; an M.S. in Counseling Psychology from University of Dayton; and a Ph.D. in Leadership from Andrews University. Dr. Massey is a 2008 graduate of the Management Development Program at Harvard University Graduate School of Education.


Licensure

NCCPA #1017820. 2016-2026


Academic Honors and Awards

  • Keynote Address: Mercy College; Implementing Cooperative Learning Into Your Curriculum, Bronx, NY, 2014
  • Nominated for Article of the Year by the Physician Assistant Education Association Membership (PAEA), 2014
  • Nominated for Master Faculty Award (PAEA), 2014
  • Dean Emeritus, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 2011
  • New Hampshire Physician Assistant of the Year, 2011
  • Distinguished Visiting Professor Program, South College, 2011
  • Faculty College-wide Research/Scholarship Award: Scholarship of Teaching, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Manchester Campus, 2010
  • Commencement Speaker: MSPAS Program, Kettering College, December, 2007
  • Teacher of the Year, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Manchester Campus, 2007 

Grants:

  1. The Effects of Synchronized Distance Education (SDE) on Anxiety, Depression and Academic Achievement in a Physician Assistant Program.  2008-2010. Principal Investigator (with Carroll-Ann W. Goldsmith, DSc, and Tom Moreau, MS, PA-C).  Manchester and Pharmaceutical Sciences School of Pharmacy Worcester/Manchester MCPHS FDC Seed Grant.  Funded for $3,000
  2. Longitudinal Study of Academic and Psychological Adjustment of Health Sciences Graduate Students  (with Alicia Nordstrom, Ph.D.). Misericordia University Faculty Research Grants Program 2013-2014.  Funded for $7,750
  3. Longitudinal Study of Academic and Psychological Adjustment of Health Sciences Graduate Students (with Alicia Nordstrom, Ph.D.). Misericordia University Faculty Research Summer Grants Program 2013-2014.  Funded for $2,325
  4. Longitudinal Study of Academic and Psychological Adjustment of Health Sciences Graduate Students   (with Alicia Nordstrom, Ph.D.). Misericordia University Faculty Research Grants Program 2014-2015.  Funded for $ 6,996.00
  5. Longitudinal Study of Academic and Psychological Adjustment of Health Sciences Graduate Students   (with Alicia Nordstrom, Ph.D.). Misericordia University Faculty Research Summer Grants Program 2014-2015.  Funded for $2,300  
  6. The Effects of an Integrated Special Needs Populations Focus in a Physician Assistant Program Curriculum;   A Longitudinal Study Slippery Rock University Faculty Research Grants 2015-2016.  Funded for $ 9,950 
  7. Longitudinal Study of Academic and Psychological Adjustment of Health Sciences Graduate Students   (with Alicia Nordstrom, Ph.D.). Misericordia University Faculty Research Summer Grants Program 2016-2017.  Funded for $5,300  

Selected Recent Publications

Published books

Massey, S., Sedrak, M. (2015-2016).  Second Edition In Process: Classroom to Clinic Study
          System: Personal Professor for Clinical Rotations and PANCE/PANRE
.  Philadelphia: FA
          Davis.

Massey, S., Sedrak, M.  (2010).  Classroom to Clinic Study System: Personal Professor for
          Clinical Rotations and PANCE/PANRE
.  Philadelphia: FA Davis.


Peer-Reviewed Articles

Rizzolo, D Massey S , Leonard , D "Factors that Influence a Physician Assistant/Associate
          Students Career Choice: An Exploratory Study of Students from the United States and
         United Kingdom" Submitted  assigned the following manuscript number: JPAE-16-
         35. Published September 2017

Massey, S., Twombly , S  ,Rizzolo, D.Integrating oral health content into physician assistant
         curriculum Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants Issue 12 p 1–2

Massey, S., Holumrud, D., Hammond, J., Tipton, L., Rizzolo, D., Preston, T.  (2015). Correlation
         of Physician Assistant Education Association End of Rotation Examinations with the
         Physician Assistant National  Certification Examination.  
Journal of Physician Assistant
         Education. 26(3):1-3

Massey, S., Lee, L., Young, S., Holumrud, D.  (2013). The Relationship Between Formative and
         Summative Examinations and PANCE Scores: A Multiprogram 
Study.Journal of
         Physician Assistant Education. 25(1):27-34

Goldsmith, C., Massey, S., Miller, K., Lee, L., White, S. (2012). Effects of Synchronized
        Distance Education on Anxiety, Depression, and Academic Achievement in First Year
        Doctor of Pharmacy Students in an Accelerated Curriculum. 
Currents in Pharmacy
        Teaching and Learning. 4(4):285-291.

Massey, S., Stallman, J., Lee, L.  (2011). The Relationship Between Formative and Summative
         Examinations and PANCE Scores: Can the Past Predict the Future?
  Journal of Physician
         Assistant Education. 22(2):23-30.

Massey, S., Goldsmith, C., Miller, K., Lee, L., Moreau, T., White, S. (2009).  Effects of
         Synchronized Distance Education (SDE) on Academic Achievement in a Physician
         Assistant Studies Program.
  Journal of Physician Assistant Education. 20(2):17-22.

Massey, S., Goldsmith, C., Miller, K.,  Lee, L.,  Moreau, T., White, S.  (2009).  Effects of
         Synchronized Distance Education (SDE) on Anxiety, Depression, and Academic
         Achievement in a Physician Assistant Studies Program.
  International Journal of
         Instructional Technology and Distance Education.  6(5):1-9.

Massey, S., Sedrak, M., Lee, L. (2008).  The Effects of an Interactive Learning System on
         PANCE Performance.  
Journal of Physician Assistant Education.  19(3):30-34.

Refereed Abstracts

  1. Massey, S., Stallman, J., Lee, L. (2011).  The Relationship Between Formative and Summative Examinations and PANCE Scores: Can the Past Predict the Future? Journal of Physician Assistant Education. 22(2):18-19.
  2. Goldsmith, C., Massey, S., Lee, L. (2010).  The Effects of Synchronized Distance Education (SDE) on Anxiety, Depression and Academic Achievement in a Physician Assistant Program.  American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2009; 73 (4) Article 57
  3. Massey, S., Lee, L. (2008). The Effects of Synchronized Distance Education (SDE) on Anxiety, Depression and Academic Achievement in a Physician Assistant Program. Journal of Physician Assistant Education.  19(4):44-45.


Peer-Reviewed Paper Presentations

  1. Massey, S.  "The Relationship Between Formative and Summative Examinations and PANCE Scores: "." International Academy of Physician Associate Educators 8th Annual  Conference.  Pretoria South Africa September 2015
  2. Massey, S.  "The Effects of an Interactive Learning System on PANCE Performance: Implications for PA Educational Programs Worldwide." International Academy of Physician Associate Educators 3rd Annual Conference.  Glasgow, Scotland.  September 2010.
  3. Massey, S.  "The Effects of an Interactive Learning System on PANCE Performance: Implications for PA Educational Programs Worldwide." International Academy of Physician Associate Educators 3rd Annual Conference.  Glasgow, Scotland.  September 2010.
  4. Massey, S., Goldsmith, C., Miller, K., Lee, L., Moreau, T., White, S.  "Effects of Synchronized Distance Education (SDE) on Anxiety, Depression, and Academic Achievement in a Physician Assistant Studies Program: A Multiple Year Study with Implications for PA Educational Programs Worldwide."  International Academy of Physician Associate Educators 3rd Annual Conference.  Glasgow, Scotland. September 2010.
  5. Massey, S.  "The Effects of an Interactive Learning System on PANCE Results."  Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum.  Savannah, GA.  November 2008.
  6. Massey, S.  "The Effects of Cooperative Learning Versus Traditional Classroom Instruction on Cognitive Achievement, Critical Thinking, and Attitudes toward Learning in Teams in a Physician Assistant Program."  Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum.  Tucson, AZ.  2007.


Peer-reviewed Poster Presentations

  1. Massey, S.  Rizzolo , D "Fluctuations in Stress  During the Didactic and Clinical year of Health Science Programs "." PAEA Annual  Forum Mineapolis MN , October 2016
  2. Massey, S.  Rizzolo , D "Fluctuations in Stress  During First Year of Health Science Programs "." International Academy of Physician Associate Educators 8th  Annual  Conference.  Pretoria South Africa  September 2015
  3. Massey, S., White, S., Young, S., Martin, H., Wulff, S., Becker, R.  "The Relationship Between Formative and Summative Examination and PANCE Results: Can the Past Predict the Future: A Multi-Program Study to Determine External Validity of Testing Instruments."  Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Forum.  Seattle, WA.  November 2012.
  4. Lee, L., Massey, S., Silva, M., Stallman, J., Steiner, S.  "Test Anxiety and Academic Achievement in Physician Assistant Education: Multiple Site Study." AAPA Conference.  Toronto, Canada.  May 2012.
  5. Lee, L., Massey, S., Silva, M., Stallman, J., Steiner, S.  "Test Anxiety and Academic Achievement in Physician Assistant Education: a Pilot Study."  Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum.  New Orleans, LA.  November 2011.
  6. Ahari, A., Piepmeyer, H., Lee, L., Massey, S., Walker, C.  "Synchronous Distance Education in Physician Assistant Learning: a Student's Perspective."  Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum.  New Orleans, LA. November 2011.
  7. Massey, S.  "The Relationship Between Formative and Summative Examinations and PANCE Scores: Can the Past Predict the Future?"  Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum.  Baltimore, MD.  October 2010.
  8. Massey, S., Miller, K., Goldsmith, C.  "The Effects of Synchronized Distance Education (SDE) on Anxiety, Depression, and Academic Achievement in First Year Doctor of Pharmacy Students in an Accelerated Curriculum."  American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting.  Boston, MA.  July 2010.
  9. Massey, S.  "The Effects of Synchronized Distance Education (SDE) on Anxiety, Depression and Academic Achievement in a Physician Assistant Program."  Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum. Savannah, GA.  November 2008.


Invited Presentations

National Invited Workshops

  1. Massey, S., Wulff, S., Sedrak, M., Rizzoli, D.  "Enhanced Skills for PA Faculty." Sixteen hours of individual sessions (titles provided upon request).  Physician Assistant Education Association Faculty Development Institute Workshop. Seattle, WA. November 2012.
  2. Massey, S., Wulff, S., Sedrak, M.  "Beyond the Basics: Enhanced Skills for PA Faculty."  Sixteen hours of individual sessions (titles provided upon request).  Physician Assistant Education Association Faculty Development Institute Workshop.  New Orleans, LA.  November 2011.

Institution Specific Invited Workshops

  1. Massey, S.  " Strategic Planning in the Provisionally accredited PA Program  "  Adventist University , Orlando FL  December 2015
  2. Massey, S.  "Implementing Programmatic Assessment For ARC-PA Continuing Accreditation "  Seton Hall University , Orange NJ December 2015
  3. Massey, S.  "Strategies for Developing a Physician Assistant Program to Achieve Accreditation."  North East Ohio Medical University (NEUMED).  January 2015.
  4. Massey, S. "Implementing Cooperative Learning into Your Curriculum."  Keynote Address, Mercy College.  Bronx, NY. March 2014.
  5. Massey, S.  "Implementing Programmatic Assessment."  Ohio Dominican University.  Columbus, OH.  May 2014.
  6. Massey, S.  Comprehensive Study Skills Seminar.  PACE University Physician Assistant Program.  New York, NY.  September 2013.
  7. Massey, S.  "Intervention For Students at Risk for Failing the PANCE."  University of Washington Physician Assistant Program.  Seattle, WA.  June 2013.
  8. Massey, S.  "Programmatic Assessment Workshop."   Visiting Professor Program, South College School of PA Studies.  Knoxville, TN.  February 2013.
  9. Massey, S.  "Implementing a Data Driven Paradigm/Identification of Academic Risk."  Physician Assistant Program, Wingate University.  Wingate, NC.  June 2013.
  10. Massey, S.  "Implementing Study Skills for Students and Faculty."  University of the Cumberland's. Williamsburg, KY.  July 2012.
  11. Massey, S.  "Intervention For Students At Risk For Failing The PANCE."  Study Skills for Success, Kettering College of Medical Arts.  Kettering, OH.  April 2012.
  12. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy And Health Sciences Physician Assistant Program, Boston campus. Presented workshop on intervention for students at risk for failing the PANCE June 2012.
  13. Wingate University, Wingate North Carolina. Invited presentation: "Implementing formative and summative examinations and data driven assessment paradigm."  June 2012.
  14. Kettering College Of Medical Arts, Dayton, OH.   Implementing formative and summative examinations and data driven assessment paradigm."  June 2011

Peer-Reviewed Invited Podium Presentations (peer-reviewed list before 2003 available upon request)

  1. Massey, S.,   "Cooperative Learning with Triad Variations Guidelines." 2016 Faculty Development annual Forum SRU  March 2016
  2. Massey, S., Geralds , B  "Engaging With   The Masses:  Methods To Facilitate Active Learning In Programs With Large Class Size."  Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum.  Washington DC .  November 2015.
  3. Massey, S., Preston, T.  "Cooperative Learning Implementation Guidelines." 2014 PASSHE Summit, Millersville University. Millersville, PA.  November 2014.
  4. Massey, S., Martin, H.  "Provisional to Continuing Accreditation: Descriptive Paradigm to Analytic."  Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum.  Philadelphia, PA.  October 2014.
  5. Massey, S., White, S.  "How to Intervene When Your Advisee is at Risk for Failing the PANCE: Proven Methods for Tutoring Students at Risk."  Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum.  Seattle, WA.  November 2012.
  6. Massey, S., Southard, D.  "Teaching Loads and Credit Hour Compliance in PA Education: A Focused Discussion."  Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum.  New Orleans, LA.  November 2011.
  7. Massey, S., and Martin, H.  "Surviving the Provisional Accreditation Process: What I Wish I Had Known ─ Spotlight."  Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum.  New Orleans, LA.  November 2011.
  8. Massey, S.  "Instructive Test Self Analysis."  Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum.  Baltimore, MD.  October 2010.
  9. Massey, S.  "Data Driven Paradigm – Implementing an Advanced Assessment Program."  Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum. Baltimore, MD.  October 2010.
  10. Massey, S.  "Learning With Style – How to Use Personal Learning Style to Enhance Your Teaching."  Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum.  Portland, OR.  October 2009.
  11. Massey, S.  "Teaching Basic Study Skills in Three Hours or Less: Yes, They Should Know it, But They Don't."  Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum.  Savannah, GA.  October 2008.
  12. Massey, S.  "Beyond Board Review: Creating an Effective System for PANCE Preparation."  Physician Assistant Annual Education Forum.  Tucson, AZ.  October 2007.
  13. Massey, S.  "Predicting NCCPA Success the KCMA Experience and Response."  Physician Assistant Annual Education Forum.  Quebec, Canada.  November 2006.
  14. Massey, S.  "The Changing Landscape of Higher PA Education: Clash of Generational and Teaching Styles."  League for Innovations.  Atlanta, GA.  March 2006.
  15. Massey, S.  "Beyond Theory to Application: Implementing Learner Centered Methods in the Classroom."  League for Innovations.  Atlanta, GA.  March 2006.
  16. Massey, S.  "Implementing Cooperative Learning in College Science: A Qualitative Study."  League for Innovations.  Atlanta, GA.  March 2006.
  17. Massey, S.  "Tutoring Students Who Failed the PANCE on the First Attempt: How Do You Start?"  Physician Assistant Annual Education Forum.  San Juan, Puerto Rico.  November 2005.
  18. Massey, S.  "The Changing Landscape of Higher Education: A Clash of Generational and Teaching Styles."  Physician Assistant Annual Education Forum.  San Juan, Puerto Rico.  November 2005.
  19. Massey, S.  "Predicting NCCPA Exam Success: One Program's Experience & Response."  Physician Assistant Annual Education Forum.  San Juan, Puerto Rico.  November 2005.
  20. Massey, S.  "A Clash of Generational Differences and Pedagogy."  League for Innovations.  New York, NY.  March 2005.
  21. Massey, S.  "A Clash of Generational Differences and Pedagogy."  Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education Annual Conference.  Dayton, OH.  March 2004.
  22. Massey, S.  "Teaching Cardiac Heart Sounds Through Technology."  Ohio Academy of Physician Assistants Annual Conference.  Columbus, OH.  November 2004.
  23. Massey, S.  "A Clash of Generational Differences and Pedagogy."  Physician Assistant Annual Education Forum.  Phoenix, AZ.  October 2003.

Webinars                    

  1. Massey, S., Sedrak, M.  "Teaching Basic Study Skills: Yes, They Should Know it, But They Don't."  FA Davis Sponsored Webinar, Webcast.  September- October 2014.
  2. Massey, S.  "Submitting Paper and Poster Proposals."  Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Committee, Webcast.  April 2011.
  3. Massey, S.  "Demystifying the Paper and Poster Submission Process."  Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Committee, Webcast.  May 2010.
  4. Massey, S.  "Teaching Basic Study Skills: Yes, They Should Know it, But They Don't."  Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum, Webcast.  January 2009.

Faculty-Mentored Student Research 

  1. Gabrick , J Massey, S, Cohort Demographics, Pre-Clinical Courses and PACKRAT American Academy of Physician Assistants.  Las Vegas, NV 2017
  2. Ahari, A., Piepmeyer, H., Lee, L., Massey, S., Walker, C.  "Synchronous Distance Education in Physician Assistant Learning: A Student's Perspective."  American Academy of Physician Assistants.  Las Vegas, NV.  May-June 2011.2.
  3. Riethle, T., Massey, S., Schnarre, M.  "Faculty Perceptions of Synchronous Distance Education in Physician Assistant Learning."  (Winner, Excellence in Research Award 2011)  American Academy of Physician Assistants.  Las Vegas, NV.  May-June 2011.
  4. Cordasco, R., Swanson, K., Nordstrom, A. H., Massey, S.  "Can You Handle it?: Coping and Satisfaction Among Health Sciences Graduate Students."  March, 2015.  Poster presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association.  Philadelphia, PA. Recipient of an Eastern Regional Research Award for 2014-15.
  5. Lieberman, A., Gough, K., Nordstrom, A. H., Massey, S.  "I Have No Idea What I Am Doing!: Study Strategies, Coping Styles, and GPA Among Graduate Students in Health Sciences."  March, 2015.  Poster presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association.  Philadelphia, PA.
  6. Slack, K., Huxta, T., Nordstrom, A. H., Massey, S.  "A Cross-gender Examination of Family Stress, Physical and Mental Health in Graduate Students."  March, 2015.  Poster presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association.  Philadelphia, PA.

Other Scholarly Products

Instructional Aids

Massey, S.  Cardio-Sim Tutorial Heart Sounds CD.  Produced at Kettering College. Dayton,
          OH,  2005.

Monograph

Massey, S.  "The Effects of Cooperative Learning in a Medical Education Program."  ISBN:
          978-3-8364-7593-8.  VDM Publishers, Released April 2008.

 

Dissertation

Massey, S.  "The effects of Cooperative Learning Versus Traditional Classroom Instruction
         on Cognitive Achievement, Critical Thinking, and Attitudes Toward Learning in Teams
         in a Physician Assistant Program."  Andrews University.  Berrien Springs, MI.


Non-Peer Reviewed Publications

Massey, S.  "The Physician Extender Program at Albert Schweitzer Hospital" Deschepelle,
         Haiti. Advance for Physician Assistants. 4 (July ).

 

Massey, S.  (2002).  A mystic connection: Feature article about the physician extender
         program at Albert Schweitzer Hospital, Deschepelle, Haiti. AAPA News.  (1).


Expert Opinion/Testimony
Cited as content expert in 2012 online article about trauma injury: http://www.qualityhealth.com/health-lifestyle-articles/minor-car-accidents-equal-major-injuries

 

Cited as content expert in 2012 online article about cardiac risk factors:

http://www.qualityhealth.com/heart-articles/heart-attack-possible-without-risk-factors


Professional Memberships/Offices Held

Physician Assistant Education Association Board of Directors, Director At Large (2013-2014)

Physician Assistant Education Association Research Institute (2011 -2012)

Physician Assistant Education Association Education Committee (2006-2011; 2nd term)

National Board of Medical Examiners (National Commission on Certification of Physician
          Assistants) Item Writer, PANRE/Pathway II (1997-2000)

Accreditation Review Commission for Physician Assistant Education Accreditation Site
          Visitor (1997–2002)

Alpha Eta Charter Member (2008)

American Academy of Physician Assistants, Fellow (1988-present)


Professional Activities

Physician Assistant Program Development: Invited Consultations

  1. Seton Hall University Continuing accreditation 2016-2017
  2. South University West Palm Beach Florida  Provisional consultation April 2016 (Perfect ARC-PA visit )
  3. PACE University –Pleasentville NY Provisional consultation , 2016-2017(successful site visit ) 
  4. University of St Joseph Provisional consultation , 2015-2016 (successful site visit ) 
  5. Adventist University, Orlando, FL. Provisional consultation 2013-2014 (2016-2017)(Repeat ).
  6. University of St Joseph Hartford CT . Provisional Consultation  2014-2015
  7. North East Ohio Medical University   Provisional Consultation  2014-2015
  8. Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh, NY. Provisional consultation (curriculum only) 2014 
  9. College of St. Joseph, Rutland, VT.  Provisional consultation 2014-2015
  10. Wingate University, Wingate, NC.  Continuing accreditation 2013 (achieved).
  11. University of the Cumberlands, Williamsburg, KY.  Provisional accreditation 2013-2014 (achieved).
  12. University of Dayton, Dayton, OH. Provisional accreditation consultation 2013-2014 (achieved).
  13. Wingate University, Wingate, NC.  Expansion to distant campus project 2012 (achieved).
  14. Keiser University, Tallahassee, FL.  Distant Campus Expansion Project 2011 (not achieved)
  15. Saint Catherine University, Minneapolis, MN.  Provisional accreditation 2011 (achieved).
  16. Misericordia University, Dallas, PA.  Provisional accreditation 2010-2011 (achieved).
  17. Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ.  Continuing accreditation 2010-2011 (achieved).
  18. Keiser University, Fort Lauderdale, FL.  Provisional accreditation 2009-2010 (achieved).
  19. Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, OH.  Continuing accreditation 2009-2010 (achieve). 
  20. University of the Cumberland's, Williamsburg, KY.  Provisional and continuing accreditation 2008-2011 (Both achieved).
  21. Wingate University, Wingate, NC.  Provisional accreditation 2007 (achieved).
  22. University of Findley, Findley, and OH PA (1999–2000) Initial accreditation
  23. Rocky Mountain College, Billings, MT.  Initial accreditation 1998 (achieved).
  24. Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA.  Initial accreditation 1997 (achieved).


Review Panel Appointments

Poster and Paper Submission Reviews, Physician Assistant Education Association Education
          Committee, 2008-2011; second term.

 

Manuscript Reviewer, Journal Of Physician Assistant Education, 2012-2013.


International Health Care - Consultations and Service  

Haiti

Assisted with curriculum development and instruction, Physician Extender Project. Albert Schweitzer Hospital, Republic of Haiti, 2000-2002.

Organized volunteer health teams to administer health education and acute care at seven sites in Haiti, 1989-1997.  

Served as medical volunteer in Haiti 17 times, 1989-2003.

Belize

Medical Volunteer and Classroom Instructor, Seventh Day Adventist Hospital. Belize,   1996, 1999.2003.2008

China

People-to-People Ambassador Program.  People's Republic of China, 1999.

 

Continuing Education/In-Service Workshops (list before 2005 available upon request)

Retreat Facilitator-facilitated annual new program director retreat. Physician Assistant
          Association Educational Annual Forum, 2008-2011.

New England Association of Schools and Colleges Site Visitor Workshop.  University of
          Massachusetts-Boston.  April, 2008.

Society for College and University Planning Educators Tract Meeting. Chicago, IL. 2007.

League for Innovation Annual Meeting.  2004, 2005, 2006.

Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum.  2004, 2005, 2006,
           2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 2012, 2013, 2014.2015. 2016,

American Academy of Physician Assistants Annual Conference.  Philadelphia, PA. 2007,
           2009.

 

Institutional Service

Slippery Rock University

Presidents Commission on disability – Commissioner  2015-2017

 

Misericordia University

Co-Chair, Standards One and Six, Middle States Self-Study Committees.

Institutional Review Board, 2012-2015.

Academic Policies Committee, 2012-2013.

Project Shepherd, Phase 1.  Science Building Learning Center Project, 2012-2014.

Department Chair and Program Director, MSPAS and BSMS degree programs. Department
          of Physician Assistant Studies, 2011-2014

Presenter, "Savvy Student Testing".  Faculty Development Committee Workshop, February,
          2012.

Mentoring Scholarship of Teaching Center for Excellence in Teaching And Learning (CETL),
          Misericordia University.  June, 2013.

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Chair, New Faculty Orientation Program.  2009-2011.

Chair, Institutional Effectiveness Committee.  2009-2011.

Co-Chair, New England Association of Schools and Colleges Five-Year Interim Report
           Committee.  2010-2011.

Co-chair, Faculty Mentoring Institute Faculty Scholarship Showcase.  2010-2011.

Chair, School of Health Sciences Deans Leadership Committee.  2007-2008.

Member, Deans Taskforce.  2007-2008.

Institutional Review Board.  2007-2010; alternate.

Core Committee Member, Strategic Planning for MCPHS Vision 2012.  2008-2009.

Chair, Self-Study Accreditation Committee, MCPHS School of Physician Assistant Studies –
          Manchester/Worcester.  2006-2007, 2009-2010.

Chair, School of Physician Assistant Studies Manchester/Worcester Strategic Planning.
          Implemented new PA program in Worcester campus, 2008.

 

Civic and Social Organizations/Offices Held

Legislative Committee, New Hampshire Society of Physician Assistants (2010)

President, Alumni Associations, Kettering College (1995)

Secretary, Ohio Academy of Physician Assistants (1994)

Chair, Finance Committee, Kettering College of Medical Arts Alumni Board (1994)

Legislative Committee, Ohio Association of Physician Assistants (1993)

 

Teaching Experience

25 years of teaching experience at the following institutions:

  1. Kettering College 1991-2006
  2. Massachusetts College Of Pharmacy And Health Sciences 2006-2011
  3. Misericordia University 2011-2014
  4. Slippery Rock University 2014-2017