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 Spring 2019 
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 and Journal of the Practice of Cardiovascular Sciences.

Areas of Expertise

Physician Assistant
Public Health
Online Education
Clinical Laboratory Science

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Persaud, H & Chung, W. "A Severe Case of Neutropenia Secondary to Clopidogrel." Journal of the Practice of Cardiovascular Sciences. 4, Issue 2 September 2018: 144-146.

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

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

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" The Physician Assistant Profession " 3/14/19: Roger Bacon Scientific Honor Society at St. John’s University, Queens Campus.

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.


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

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).

Participated in an unpublished book review for the publisher Elsevier. Involved 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.

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.

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.