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Shandi R. Brito, MHSA, MMS, PA-C

Instructor

Humanities, Health, and Society


Office: Green Library 475

Email: sbrito@fiu.edu

Shandi Brito, MHSA, MMS, PA-C, is a family medicine certified physician assistant with over five years of experience in primary care. Brito works with the Green Family Foundation Neighborhood Health Education Learning Program (NeighborhoodHELP), the college’s signature service-learning program. NeighborhoodHELP focuses on addressing the social determinants of health to improve health outcomes. As part of her role in the program, Brito oversees medical, physician assistant, and social work students during their visits to underserved households in Miami-Dade County.

Education

MMS, Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Nova Southeastern University

MHSA, Master of Health Service Administration, Florida International University

BA, English, The Honors College, Florida International University

Certification

PA-C, National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants

Areas of Interest

  • Social determinants of health
  • Health equity,
  • Family medicine
  • Population health
  • Clinical quality metrics