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Physician Assistant Program - Faculty

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Dawn Morton-Rias, Ed.D., PA-C

e-mail: Dawn.Morton-Rias@downstate.edu

Dean and Professor, College of Health Related Professions

Education:

Ed.D and Professional Diploma, Instructional Leadership, St. John's University

BS and Physician Assistant Certificate, Howard University

BA Social Science, SUNY Stony Brook


Clinical Practice:

Family Medicine and Obstetrics/Gynecology


Responsibilities:

Didactic instruction in Physician Assistant Practice, Legal Issues and Clinical Ob/Gyn, Team instructor - Adult Primary Care Medicine, Clinical support of clerkship electives, and participation in student advisement and program evaluation.


Professional Activities:

Physician Assistant Education Association- President 2005-2006, New York State Board of Medicine- Board Member 2002-12, Accreditation Review Commission for Physician Assistants (ARC-PA) Commissioner 1999-2006 and 2012 to the present and member of the HRSA Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry 2010-2013.