Persaud, Harrynauth

Persaud, Harrynauth

Curriculum Vitae

Associate Professor
Health Professions

Phone: 718-262-2839
Office Location: SC-115A

Office Hours  
Tuesdays  10am - 12pm (Open door policy based on availability) 


Degree Institution Field Dates
DrPH (c)  SUNY Downstate Medical Center  Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)  Anticipated Graduation Fall 2018 
MS  University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey  Health Systems  2008 
BS  York College - CUNY  Physician Assistant Studies  2008 
certificate  University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey  Clinical Systems Management  2007 
BS  York College - CUNY  Medical Technology  2004 
Harrynauth Persaud, MS, CLT, PA-C, is an Associate Professor and the Academic Coordinator of the Physician Assistant program. He holds two Bachelors of Sciences degrees (Medical Technology and Physician Assistant Studies), both from York College CUNY, a Master of Sciences Degree in Health Systems from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and is currently completing his Doctor of Public Health Degree at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. His health care experiences include many years as a Medical Assistant, Medical Technologist and as a Physician Assistant where he worked in Primary Care serving the community of Jamaica, Queens and also in the hospital setting at St. Francis Hospital, in Long Island, in areas of Internal Medicine and Cardiology. He is also published in many peer reviewed journals including: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Journal of Complementary Medicine & Alternative Healthcare, and Journal of Health Science & Education.

Areas of Expertise

Physician Assistant
Public Health
Online Education
Clinical Laboratory Science

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Persaud, H & Williams, S. "Long Working Hours and Occupational Stress-related illness and injury: Mini Review." Journal of Health Science & Education. 1, Issue 3 August 2017: .

Graffeo, J & Persaud, H. "Aortic Regurgitation." Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. 30, Issue 8 August 2017: 47-48.

Persaud, H & Williams, S. "Occupational Stress and increased risk for type 2-diabetes: A narrative review." Journal of Complementary Medicine & Alternative Healthcare. 2, Issue 5 June 2017: .

Persaud, H. "Multiple Myeloma." Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. 28, Issue 7 July 2015: 47-48.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

Recognition for Contribution to Online Learning and Technology - York College (CUNY) - SHSPP Committee on Online Learning and Technology: 4/26/17.

Outstanding Preceptor – St. Francis Hospital, the Heart Center, Annual Mid-Level Provider Awards: 10/20/2016.

Distinguished Adjunct Assistant Professor - York College (CUNY) Department of Health Professions – Dean’s Inaugural Adjunct Appreciation: 3/16/2016.


York College - CTLET, York Faculty Hybrid Course Development Program. Awarded 1/31/2018: $1,000.

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

Completed "Preparation for Teaching Online: A Foundational Workshop for CUNY Faculty" - Conducted by the CUNY School of Professional Studies: 10/23/17 to 11/5/17.

Completion of "Faculty Skills 101" Workshop conducted by the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA): 10/23/17 to 10/25/17 in Denver, Colorado.

Organize & Chaired a "Friends and Family Event" for first semester PA students and their loved ones - approx 70 attendees: October 17, 2017.

Completed the Certified Blended Learning Designer course offered by University of Central Florida: 2/27/17 to 3/29/17.

Completion of Professor 101 – Faculty Development Program: 5/11/2017.

Developed and Implemented an Asthma Management Intervention Program for Diaspora Community Service (a non-for-profit) organization serving the low socioeconomic population of Downtown Brooklyn. The intervention was delivered to the youth of Diaspora, focused on medication adherence and decreased hospitalization related to asthma: 1/2015 - 4/2015.

International Medical Mission – providing free medical care to the underserved people of Brandon Hill, Clarendon in Jamaica, WI: 7/13/14 – 7/20/14.