The Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Master in Physician Assistant Studies program prepares a diverse, dynamic workforce of competent and compassionate graduate-level health care professionals who are qualified to practice collaboratively in primary care and specialty interprofessional teams, serve their communities, and advance the physician assistant profession.
The vision of the Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Master in Physician Assistant Studies program is to be a leader in the education and training of physician assistants by providing an innovative and equitable academic environment to inspire graduates to achieve our mission, improve health care, and advance the profession.
Program Goal #1
Provide a comprehensive physician assistant curriculum to ensure that graduates will possess the clinical knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors appropriate to provide competent and ethical patient care necessary to enter the workforce in the healthcare profession.
Program Goal #2
Recruit and support diverse students, faculty, and staff.
Program Goal #3
Provide a culturally responsive environment for student learning that supports community outreach and promotes interprofessional patient-centered care teams in the underserved population.
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Dayne Alonso, PA-C, MMS, MBA
Richard D. Ball, D.H.Sc., M.P.H., PA-C
Program Director; Assistant Dean; and Associate Professor
Jamal T. Bracken, MPAS, MSHS, PA-C
Enrique Fernandez, M.D., M.S.Ed, FAAFP
Adjunct Associate Professor
Suzanne Caroline Hadeed-Garcia, MHSc, PA-C, RT(N)(CT)
Interim Clinical Director and Instructor
Felix Ley Ramos, M.D.
Ramiro Perez, Jr., M.D.
Erica Radcliffe-Henry, Ed.D, M.S., PA-C.
Interim Academic Director and Instructor
Eneida O. Roldan, M.D., M.P.H., MBA
Chief Executive Officer of the Healthcare Network; Associate Dean [...]
Susan Solman, D.P.M., R.Ph.
Sharon A. Valente, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Assistant Director of Curriculum Assessment and Evaluation
Mariana Viera-Navarro, M.P.H., PA-C, CCT
Lynnette Frances Alonso-Capote, MBA, CLSSGB
Manager Administrative Services
Coordinator of Administrative Services
Ricardo J. Canelon
Clinical IT Field Analyst III
Verligia B. Daniell
Senior Program Coordinator
Clinical IT Field Analyst II
Catharine Vale, M.Ed.
Assistant Director of Admissions