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Persaud, Harrynauth

Overview

Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education


    Degree Institution Field Dates
    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 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    York College  Associate Professor  Physician Assistant  Fall 2016 - Current 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    York College  Adjunct Assistant Professor  Physician Assistant & Clinical Laboratory Science  Fall 2011 to Spring 2016 
    York College  Non-Teaching Adjunct  Physician Assistant  Fall 2014 to Summer 2016 
  4. Non Academic Experience


    Place of Employment Title Date
    Interventional Heart Group - St. Francis Hospital – The Heart Center  Physician Assistant - Interventional Cardiology  10/2015 - Current 
    Saint Francis Hospital – The Heart Center  Physician Assistant - Internal Medicine  3/2010 - 10/2015 
    North Shore LIJ Health Systems - Manhasset  Physician Assistant - Internal Medicine  10/2012 - 9/2014 
    SSS Family Medicine Healthcare P.C  Physician Assistant - Family Medicine  9/2010 - 9/2013 
    MS Family Medicine Healthcare P.C  Physician Assistant - Family Medicine  10/2008 - 2/2010 
    Glen Cove Hospital – North Shore LIJ  Medical Technologist - Generalist  10/2004 - 12/2006 
  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Rank Dates
    Associate Professor  Fall 2016 to Current 
    Adjunct Assistant Professor  Fall 2011 to Spring 2016 
    Non-Teaching Adjunct  Fall 2014 to Summer 2016 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        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.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "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.

  9. Patents

    None

  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:

      Persaud, H. "Raw Garlic Consumption: A bleeding disaster?." Journal of Herbal Medicine. Submitted 6/8/2020 - Under Revision: .

      Persaud, H & Yuan, J. "Prostate Cancer Screening Behaviors Among Indo-Guyanese." Cancer Causes & Control. Submitted 12/2/2020 - Under Revision: .

    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

    Nominated 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.

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    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.

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Associate Program Director - Physician Assistant Program: Fall 2019 to Current.

      Chair of Assessment Committee - PA Program: Spring 2019 to Current.

      Served on the search committee for Assistant/Associate Professor and Clinical Coordinator for the Physician Assistant Program at York College (ID#: 20177): Spring 2019.

      Organize & Chaired a "Friends and Family Event" for incoming PA students and their families - approx 40-70 attendees: Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Fall 2019.

      Academic Coordinator - Physician Assistant Program: Fall 2016 to Summer 2019.

      Admissions Committee - PA Program: Fall 2016 to Current.

      Academic Standing Committee - PA Program: Fall 2016 to Current.

      Assessment Committee member - PA Program: 2014 to Win 2019.

    2. Service to the School

      Served as Discussion Panelist at the Peer 2 Peer Mentor Event Sponsored by the School of Health Science & Professional Studies: November 12, 2019.

      York PA Program Outreach at St. John's University, Queens Campus: 3/14/19.

      Curriculum Committee member for Health Professions Department: Fall 2018 to Current.

      Student Learning Outcome Assessment Committee - Health Professions: Fall 2016 to Spring 2019.

    3. Service to the College

      Chief Judge - at the Junior Science & Humanities Symposium 2020 at York College: 2/9/20.

      Judge - at the New York City Metro regional and Long Island Junior Science and Humanities Symposia (JSHS) 2019 Program at York College: 2/3/2019.

      Reviewer - of 17 submitted competition papers/projects for the Junior Science and Humanities Symposia (JSHS) Program – January 2019: January 2019.

      Chief Judge - at the Junior Science & Humanities Symposium at York College: 2/4/2018.

      Speaker - at the Prof. 101 Faculty Development Program as a recent graduate: 1/25/2018.

      Volunteer - at York College’s 47th Commencement Ceremony: 6/2/2017.

      Judge - at the Fourteenth Annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Expo at York College: 5/30/17.

      Majors Open House - Managed table for Health Professions (PA Program & Health Sciences): 9/26/2016.

    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University
  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    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.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      Course Description
      HPPA 502  Physicial Diagnosis I Lab 
      HPPA 510  PA Profession 
      HPPA 516  Public Health 
      HPPA 518  Health Policy 
      HPPA 522  Physicial Diagnosis II Lab 
      HPPA 540  Clinical Correlation Seminar I 
      HPPA 600  PA Portfolio I - Master's Thesis alternative 
      HPPA 610  PA Portfolio II - Master's Thesis alternative 
      HPPA 620  PA Portfolio III - Master's Thesis alternative 
      HSPA 313  Clinical Skills 
      HPMT 252  Introduction to Hematology 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):

      Hybrid Course Creation -, Conversion of a face-to-face class (PA Profession - HPPA 510) to a hybrid class - Successfully piloted in Fall 2017 Semester.