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Apr 18 2014

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee Honored for Professional and Public Service

Apr 17 2014

Water-Energy Nexus Conference in China Tackles Global Issues

Apr 16 2014

NYIT Celebrates M.B.A. Graduation at JUFE

Apr 10 2014

NYIT Anatomy Professors Awarded NSF Grant for Evolutionary Studies

Apr 04 2014

NYIT Expert to Lecture on Nation’s Physician Shortage and Poverty

Apr 27 2014

School of Engineering and Computing Sciences Expo

Apr 27 2014

School of Engineering and Computing Sciences Honors Reception

Apr 27 2014

SAE Car Show

Apr 28 2014

Energy Minor Information Session

Apr 29 2014

NYIT Connect-to-Tech High School Showcase

Faculty: Frank Acevedo

 

 

Frank Acevedo, RPA-C, M.S.

Assistant Professor and Academic Coordinator
E-mail: facevedo@nyit.edu

 

Education

  • M.S., Education, Instructional Technology, NYIT, N.Y., 2000.
  • B.S. Health Science, Physician Assistant Program, Long Island University/The Brooklyn Hospital, 1983.

 

Academic and Clinical Appointments

  • 2007-Present: Critical Care Physician Assistant/Thoracic & Cardiovascular Service Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, N.Y.
  • 1998-Present: Academic Coordinator/Assistant Professor (Tenured), NYIT, Department of Physician Assistant Studies, Old Westbury, N.Y.
  • 1996-2007: Senior Physician Assistant, Kingsway Orthopaedic Corporation, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • 1992-1996: Program Chairperson, Physician Assistant Education Program, Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens, Inc., Woodhaven, N.Y.
  • 1983-1996: Adjunct Medical Staff, Departments of Medicine, Surgery, and Emergency Medicine, Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens, Inc., Jamaica, N.Y.
  • 1992-1995: Assistant Director, Training and Education, Physician Assistant Department, Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens, Inc., Jamaica, N.Y.
  • 1990-1992: Supervising Physician Assistant, Department of Medicine, St. John's Queens Hospital, Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens, Inc., Elmhurst, N.Y.
  • 1989-1990: Senior Physician Assistant, Surgical Critical Care/Surgical Nutrition, St. John's Queens Hospital, Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens, Inc., Elmhurst, N.Y.
  • 1987-1989: Director, Surgical Physician Assistant Program, Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • 1986-1999: Per Diem Physician Assistant, Orthopaedic Surgery/Emergency Medicine, The Jamaica Hospital, Jamaica, N.Y.
  • 1986-1987: Supervisor and Senior Physician Assistant, Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Mary Immaculate Hospital, Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens, Inc., Jamaica, N.Y.
  • 1986: Special Assignment Supervisor/Critical Care, Department of Surgery, St. Mary's Hospital of Brooklyn, Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens, Inc., Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • 1984-1986: Vascular/Critical Care Physician Assistant, Department of Surgery, Mary Immaculate Hospital, Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens, Inc., Jamaica, N.Y.
  • 1983-1984: General Surgery Housestaff, Department of Surgery, Mary Immaculate Hospital, Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens, Inc., Jamaica, N.Y.

 

Current professional activities

  • Member, New York State Society of Physician Assistants
  • Founding member, Society for the Preservation of Physician Assistant History
  • Distinguished Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Member Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Member Physician Assistants for Latino Health
  • Member American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants
  • Member Pi Alpha Honor Society
  • Senator NYIT Academic Senate
     

Recent Publications

  • Acevedo, F., DeMuro, J., Hanna, A., McNelis, J. Poster Presentation: Compliance With Head of Bed Elevation, Society of Critical Care Medicine; Houston Texas
  • Anzalone, J., Acevedo, F. Superior Mesenteric Artery Thrombosis: What Every Clinician Should Know. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, July, 2011.
  • Acevedo, F., Health Care in a Flat World. PAEA Update. February 2006.
  • Acevedo, F., Barese, S., Sudden Acute Respiratory Syndrome Update, Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. 14 Pages double-spaced plus 9 Pages tables and Figures. Submitted for publication Sept. 2003.
  • Barese, S., Acevedo F., Piccirillo, B., Considerations for Skin Banking and Transplantation, Abstract published in the proceedings of the American Academy of Physician Assistants Annual Conference, May 2003.
  • Acevedo F., Barese, S., Evaluation of admission criteria: Are they predictors of success or barriers to opportunity? Perspective on Physician Assistant Education. 14, 2003.
  • Barese, S., Acevedo F., Herman, L., Anthrax: Medical response to a bioterrorist attack, Physician Assistant, December, 2001.
  • Acevedo, F., A Physician Assistant Program Grows in Queens. NYSSPA Newsletter.

 

Chapter/Book Contributions

  • Acevedo, F. Chapter on Physical Activity and Physical Fitness in Promoting Healthy Behavior: Handbook for Clinical Practice. Jonew & Bartlett Learning LLC. 2011Currently in Review.
  • Acevedo, F. Surgical Review Chapter in A Comprehensive Review for the Certification and Recertification Examinations for Physician Assistants: Published in Collaboration with AAPA and PAEA. 3rd Edition. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. 2007.
  • Acevedo, F., Statler, M. General and Vascular Surgery. Lange: Questions and Answers for the Physician Assistant. 5th Edition. Appleton and Lange. 2007.
  • Acevedo, F. Reviewer for GRADRAT Questions. A Comprehensive Review for the Certification and Recertification Examinations for Physician Assistants: Published in Collaboration with AAPA and PAEA. 3rd Edition. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. 2007.

 

Book Review

  • Reviewed chapters on Hematology, Endocrinology, and Cardiology in; A Comprehensive Review for the Certification and Recertification Examinations for Physician Assistants. Sarah Zarbock, Claire O'Connell. Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, 2004. ISBN # 0-7817-4462-8.

 

Recent Presentations

  • February 2012: Compliance With Head of Bed Elevation, Society of Critical Care Medicine; Houston Texas
  • January 2012: Vascular Access Ultrasound, Physician Assistant Academy of Vermont, 31st Winter CME; Stowe, Vermont.
  • November 2011: On Your Mark, Get Set, Go: Winning the Tenure Race, Physician Assistant Education Association; New Orleans, Louisiana
  • June 2011: Deep Vein Thrombosis: What Does the Literature Show? Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Evidence Driven Care, Association for Physician Assistants in Critical Care, Summer Critical Care Conference,;Washington, D.C.                
  • March 2011: Emergency/Critical Care Applications of Ultrasound Workshop, 7th Annual Emergency Medicine Conference, Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants; Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • January 2011: Vermont Academy of Physician Assistants, Ultrasound Applications in Primary Care; Manchester Village, Vermont
  • September 2010: New York State Society of Physician Assistants, Annual State Conference; Saratoga, New York; Lecture & Workshop: Ultrasound for Physician Assistants
  • July 2010: Tube Thoracostomy: Pitfalls and Practice, Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner Grand Rounds, Winthrop University Hospital; Mineola, New York
  • March 2010: Cardiac Ultrasound, Venous Access, FAST Exam, 6th Annual Conference, Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants; Tuscon, Arizona
  • February 2010: Cardiac Disease and Wellness, American Heart Association; Roslyn, New York
  • January 2010: Multisystem Organ Dysfunction in Cardiac Patients, Association of Physician Assistants in Cardiovascular Surgery, Winter Meeting; Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • August 2009: Sepsis in Critical Care Patients: Association of Physician Assistants in Cardiovascular Surgery, Winter Meeting; Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • July 2009: Acute Lung Injury/Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Physician Assistant Surgical Grand Rounds, Winthrop University Hospital; Mineola, New York
  • April 2009: Cardiac Ultrasound, Venous Access, FAST Evaluation, 5th Annual Conference, Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants; Marco Island, Florida
  • June 2008: Critical Care: The Systemic Inflammatory Response in Critical Care, New York Metro Cardiothoracic Providers Forum - Summer Meeting, New York, N.Y.
  • May 2008: Vascular Ultrasound: American Academy of Physician Assistants 36th Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas.
  • April 2008: Vascular Ultrasound: Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants, Tuscon, Ariz.
  • January 2008: Vascular Ultrasound and Ankle Brachial Indices, Physician Assistant Academy of Vermont, 27th Anniversary Winter CME, Manchester, Vt.
  • May 2007: Ultrasound Review: American Academy of Physician Assistants 35th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • April 2007: Ultrasound: Beyond the Stethoscope, Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants, Naples, Fla.
  • April 2006: General Ultrasound Workshop: Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants, Naples, Fla.
  • May 2006: Ultrasound FAST & Vascular Access: American Academy of Physician Assistants 34th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Calif.
  • October 2006: Physician Assistant Education Association, Quebec City, Canada, Using Simulated Patients and Robotics to Teach Death & Dying.
  • August 2006: Medcon Physician Assistant Board Review, Hauppaugue, N.Y., Critical Care Review.
  • October 2005: Physician Assistant Education Association, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, Teaching Anatomy With Online Resources.
  • June 2005: Association of Physician Assistant Programs, Orlando, Fla. Learning Styles: When Learning & Culture Clash.