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Shearin-Patterson, Tonya

Shearin-Patterson, Tonya

Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor
Health Professions

Phone: 718-262-5284
Office Location: SC-008


Degree Institution Field Dates
MS  Adelphi University  Community Health Education  2008 
BS  St. John's University  Medical Technology  1989 

I received my instruction and training from St. John’s University and St. Vincent’s Hospital and have been a Clinical Laboratory Scientist for 20 years. I am proficient in all areas of the laboratory but my specialties are Microbiology and Hematology.  I have trained students during their internships and now have the privilege to teach future laboratory scientists at York College.  My hands on experience enable me to bring practical experience to the classroom.

Areas of Expertise

Clinical Laboratory Science

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Tonya Shearin-Patterson, Emily Davidson. "Hemophilia A and B." JAAPA. 26(4): 49 April 2013: 2.

Tonya Shearin-Patterson, Emily Davidson. "Platelet Disorders." JAAPA. 26(4): 46 April 2013: 2.

Chapters in Field Of Expertise

Rita Austin and Tonya Shearin-Patterson. "The Genus Bordetella." The Practical Handbook of Microbiology, 3rd Ed. Ed. Goldman and L. Green. Chapter 41 2015: .

Refereed Proceedings in Field Of Expertise

Reviews in Field Of Expertise

"Clinical Management Issues Article "Emergency Plasmapheresis in Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura"" 2013: vol 7, no.3 (2013).

"Clinical Laboratory Urinalysis and Body Fluids, Pearson" 06/2013: pp. 243-279 and Table of Contents.


Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Development of a Writing Intensive Course in Clinical Laboratory Science" " November 8, 2014: CUNY Conference on Best Practices in Reading/ Writing Instruction, LaGuardia CC.

" Love It, Leave It, Blend It: Best Practices for PowerPoint Use for the Novice Clinical Laboratory Science Instructor " July 14, 2014: The Learner Conference, International.

" P.S./M.S. 156Q Career Day " May 17, 2013: second- eigth grade students.

" The FDA: Our Partners in Laboratory Sciences " 01/2010: Good Samaritan Hospital Microbiology Staff.

" Body Fluid Analysis " 01/2011: CHSLI Regional Core Lab- Good Samaritan Hospital.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

Eta Sigma Gamma Community Health Educators Honor Society: April 2008.


PSC-CUNY, The Impact of Hospital Closings in Queens. 7/1/2011: $2393.32.

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

NYC ASM (American Society for Microbiology): 2011- present.

American Society of Clinical Pathologists- ASCP: 1989- present.

American Society of Clinical Laboratory Scientists- ASCLS: 2011- present.

Parish Health Ministry, Secretary Greater Allen AME Cathedral: 2007- present.

Greater Allen A.M.E Cathedral Co-chair, Women's Season Walkathon for Cancer Research: April 2012, April 2013.