Office Location: SC-112B
|Thursdays||10am - 12pm (open door policy on all days based on availability)|
|PhD||Liberty University||Higher Education Administration: Educational Leadership||2022|
|DrPH||SUNY Downstate Medical Center||Doctor of Public Health - Community Health Sciences||2019|
|MS||University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey||Health Systems||2008|
|BS||York College - CUNY||Physician Assistant Studies||2008|
|BS||York College - CUNY||Medical Technology||2004|
Areas of Expertise
- Physician Assistant
Clinical Laboratory Science
Articles in Field Of Expertise
Persaud, H; Herel, J; Brugna, R. "A focus on Point of Care Ultrasonography (POCUS) in PA Programs– Increasing the applicant pool." Journal of Allied Health. Vol. 52 : Issue 2 June 2023: 83-86.
Persaud, H; Yuan, J; Herel, J & Beckerman, B. "The Feasibility of Self-Directed POCUS Training in Physician Assistant Education." World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (WFUMB). Vol. 1 : Issue 1 Published online first on 3/15/2023: .
Persaud, H & Overton, J. "Factors Associated with Prostate Cancer Screening Among Indo-Guyanese Men." Journal of the National Medical Association. Vol. 115 : Issue 1 February 2023 (Online First on 12/19/2022: 46-52.
Persaud, H. "Raw Garlic Consumption and an increased risk of bleeding." Journal of Herbal Medicine. Vol. 32 March 2022 (Online first 1/14/2022): .
Persaud, H & Yuan, J. "Prostate Cancer Screening Behaviors Among Indo-Guyanese." Cancer Causes & Control. Vol. 33 : Issue 2 February 2022 (Online first 11/13/2021): 241-248.
Persaud, H. "THE CULTURE FACTOR: The Effects on Healthcare Decisions Among Guyanese Men." Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice. Vol. 14 : Issue 1 April 5, 2021: 70-78.
Persaud, H; Yuan, J; Afable, A; Bruno, D. "Barriers to Prostate Cancer Screening Among Indo-Guyanese." Journal of Community Health. Vol. 46 : Issue 3 June 2021 (Online first 9/22/2020): 591-596 https://rdcu.be/b7z8n.
Persaud, H & Brugna, R. "Uncommon Diagnosis in a patient with near syncope and abnormal ECG." The Nurse Practitioner. Vol. 45, Issue 9 September 2020: 10-13.
Beckerman, B & Persaud, H. "Nutmeg Overdose: Spice Not So Nice." Complementary Therapies in Medicine. Vol. 46 October 2019: 44-46.
Persaud, H & Chung, W. "A Severe Case of Neutropenia Secondary to Clopidogrel." Journal of the Practice of Cardiovascular Sciences. Vol. 4, Issue 2 September 2018: 144-146.
Graffeo, J & Persaud, H. "Aortic Regurgitation." Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Vol. 30, Issue 8 August 2017: 47-48.
Persaud, H. "Multiple Myeloma." Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Vol. 28, Issue 7 July 2015: 47-48.
Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances
" Remote vs In-Person: Content Delivery in the Didactic Year " October 2022: Poster Presentation at the New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYSSPA) 2022 Conference in Saratoga Springs, NY. Winning poster in the Education category..
" A Focus on Point of Care Ultrasonography (POCUS) for Physician Assistants (PA) " Nov 2020 to April 2021: Poster Presentation at the New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYSSPA) 2020 Conference - Virtual On-Demand Session.
" The Physician Assistant Profession " 3/14/19: Presented at the Roger Bacon Scientific Honor Society at St. John’s University, Queens Campus.
Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships
Winning Poster in the Education Category - New York State Society of PAs (NYSSPA) 2022 Conference: October 2022.
Nominated by the Dept of Health Professions at York College / CUNY for the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) Rising Star 2020 Award: October 2020.
Received the Samuel Kavaler, MD and Florence Kavaler, MD Award for General Excellence – SUNY Downstate Medical Center – Sixteenth Annual School of Public Health Awards: May 2019.
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.
PSC-CUNY Enhanced Grant - ENHC-54, Supporting Students’ success on the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam Through a Structured Board Review Course.. Applied on 12/10/2022: Not funded.
Black, Race and Ethnic Studies Initiative (BRESI) by the Mellon Foundation and CUNY, Category #9 - Faculty Research Grants for Senior Colleges. 8/19/2022: $8000.
Black, Race and Ethnic Studies Initiative (BRESI) - CUNY, Category #7 - Faculty Support for Publications. 8/19/2022: Not funded.
PSC-CUNY Grant - TRADA-52-31, Needs Assessment for Point of Care Ultrasonography in the PA curriculum. 9/14/2020: Not funded.
PSC-CUNY Enhanced Grant - ENHC-51-41, Incorporation of Ultrasound in the PA curriculum. 12/12/19: Not funded.
PSC-CUNY Enhanced Grant - ENHC-50-2, Doctoral Research - (Grant #: ENHC-50-2. 9/13/18: Not Funded.
Drs. Alicia and Madu Rao’s Scholarship, For Research in Public Health – SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Awarded 9/28/2018: $450.
York College - CTLET, York Faculty Hybrid Course Development Program. Awarded 1/31/2018: $1,000.
Other Professional Activities and Public Service
Peer Reviewer for the Journal of Public Health in Africa - Published by Pagepress Publications: November 2022 - Current.
Peer Reviewer for the Journal, Humanities and Social Sciences Communications - Published by Springer Nature: April 2022 - Current.
Peer Reviewer for the Journal of Physician Assistant Education - Published by Wolters Kluwer: January 2022 - Current.
Peer Reviewer for the Tropical Doctor - Published by Sage Journals: June 2021 - Current.
Peer Reviewer for the Journal of Public Health - Published by Springer Publishing Company: September 2020 - Current.
Peer Reviewer for the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved - Published by the John Hopkins University Press: October 2020 - Current.
Peer Reviewer for the 2020 Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) Education Forum Proposals: 3/9/20 – 3/30/20.
Faculty Coach/Co-Captain for York PA students to participate in the NYSSPA Jeopardy - competition across all PA Programs in NY State – Won 2nd Place: October 26, 2019.
Chapter Reviewer - Chapter 2 for Men's Health in Primary Care by Drs Ryan Mallo and Susanne Quallich - Scheduled to publish February 2021: June 2019.
Coordinated and prep York PA students to participate in the NYSSPA Jeopardy - Competition across all PA Programs in NY State: October 6, 2018.
Participate in the Interprofessional Education Workshop - Collaboration between York College and Department of Health & Mental Hygeine: Summer 2018 (6/26/18 and 6/28/18).
Unpublished Book Review for the Publisher Elsevier. Conducted an in-depth review of the pre-revision copy of the textbook: Ballweg et al: Physician Assistant, 6e - ISBN-13: 978-0323401128: 5/30/2018.
Completion of "Faculty Skills 101" Workshop conducted by the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA): 10/23/17 to 10/25/17 in Denver, Colorado.
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.
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.