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Faculty

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Alexandria Garino, MS, PA-C

Assistant Professor in the Physician Associate Program, Department of Medicine

Interim Program Director

Alexandria (Xandi) Garino joined Yale in 2006 as academic coordinator and is currently the Interim Director of the Yale Physician Associate Program. Committed to the education of competent and compassionate PA clinicians, Xandi directs the Behavioral and Preventive Medicine course. She teaches various topics in medicine, history taking, motivational interviewing, and physical exam skills. Her administrative responsibilities include curriculum development, student assessment, and program...

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David Brissette, MMS, PA-C

Assistant Professor in the Physician Associate Program, Department of Medicine

Associate Program Director

Director of Admissions

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Courtney Fankhanel, MMSc, PA-C

Assistant Professor in the Physician Associate Program, Department of Medicine

in the Physician Associate Program, Department of Medicine

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Rosana Gonzalez-Colaso, PharmD, MPH

Assistant Professor in the Physician Associate Program, Department of Medicine

Faculty Director, Workforce Development and Research, Equity Research and Innovation Center (ERIC)

Associate Director, Teamwork Curriculum, Interprofessional Longitudinal Clinical Experience

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Kevin Michael O'Hara, MMSc, MS, PA-C

Assistant Professor in the Physician Associate Program, Department of Medicine

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Mark Anthony Perazella, MD

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

Director, Acute Dialysis Unit

Medical Director, Yale Physician Associate Program

Medical Director, Yale PA Online Program

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Rita A Rienzo, PA-C, MSc

Assistant Professor in the Physician Associate Program, Department of Medicine

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Elizabeth M Roessler, MMSc, PA-C

Assistant Professor in the Physician Associate Program, Department of Medicine

With more than 20 years experience as a clinical PA, Liz joined the Yale Physician Associate Program as the Academic Coordinator in 2013. Her interests are improving access to health care in the medically underserved, a path that has led her to practice mainly in the primary care setting. She currently serves as the co-medical director of HAVEN, a free clinic supported and run by the student from the YSM, YSN and the Yale Physician Associate Program. She also volunteers as an attending at...

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Wynne C Bottomley

Curriculum Coordinator, Didactic

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Meridith Cayer, MS

Associate Director of Admissions and Registrar

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Bonnie DeKoeyer

Senior Administrative Assistant

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Alison Carruthers Garb, MBA

Associate Director of Operations in the Physician Associate Program

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