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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 03 2014

NSF Grant Supports NYIT’s “Clean Water Matters” Workshop in China

Apr 03 2014

NYIT and Peking University Address the Water-Energy Nexus in China

Apr 01 2014

NYIT Tackles Type 2 Diabetes with Surveys and Prevention Workshop

Apr 16 2014

Charlie Chaplin Film Celebration

Apr 16 2014

2014 NYIT JUFE Graduation and Luncheon

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

Faculty: Lawrence Herman

 

Lawrence Herman, RPA-C, MPA, DFAAPA

Associate Professor and Chair
E-mail: lherman@nyit.edu

 

Education

  • Master of Public Administration in Health Administration and Health System Finance, Long Island University, NY, 2000. 
  • B.S., Physician Assistant, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY, 1993.
     

Academic and Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Professor and Chairperson, Department of Physician Assistant Studies, New York Institute of Technology. Awarded tenure July 2005.
  • Faculty Associate, Center for Global Health, Office of Health Sciences and Medical Affairs, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY. 

Research Interests

  • Workforce issues, pharmacology, diabetes, cardiac risk reduction, and breast cancer.
     

Professional Activities

  • President, American Academy of Physician Assistants, Alexandria, VA.
  • Trustee, Physician Assistant Foundation, Alexandria, VA.
  • Member, NYIT Institutional Review Board
  • Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Past Director-at-Large, Board of Directors, American Academy of Physician Assistants, Alexandria, VA 
  • Grant Reviewer, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), United States Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD.
  • Past Chair, Professional Practice Council, American Academy of Physician Assistants, Alexandria, VA
  • Past American Academy of Physician Assistants representative to the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Oak Brook, IL
  • Past Chair, Clinical and Scientific Affairs Council, American Academy of Physician Assistants, Alexandria, VA
  • Past President, New York State Society of Physician Assistants, Albany, NY

Selected Publications

  • Herman LM: Recalibrating to meet the nation’s health care demands. The Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. June 2013.
  • Cooper RA and Herman LM: Recalibrating to meet the nation’s workforce demands. The Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. February 2013.
  • Herman LM.  Family Practice and Internal Medicine in Physician Assistant: A Guide To Clinical Practice, Fifth Edition.  Ballweg R, Sullivan E, Brown D, and Vetrosky D, ed.  Sauders/Elsevier.  February, 2013.
  • Herman LM: Digital Revolution: Changes Forecast for Medicine: book review of The Creative Destruction of Medicine in PA Professional, September 2012.
  • Douris P,C, McDonald B, Vespi F, Kelley NC, and Herman LM: Comparison Between Nintendo Wii Fit Aerobics and Traditional Aerobic Exercise in Sedentary Young Adults.  The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. April 2012.
  • Anzalone J, Mathews A, Suprenant M, Herman LM: Perceptions of physician assistants regarding direct-to-consumer advertising.  Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, February 2012. 
  • Herman LM: Decisions, Decisions: book review of On Second Thought: Outsmarting Your Mind’s Hard-Wired Habits in PA Professional, January 2012.
  • Herman LM, Shtayermman O, Aksnew B, Anzalone M, Cormerais A, and Liodice C: The Use of Prescription Stimulants to Enhance Academic Performance Among College Students in Health Care Programs.  The Journal of Physician Assistant Education, December 2011.
  • Herman LM: A Double-Helix of Faith: book review of The Language of God in PA Professional, May 2011.
  • Herman LM: Malaria Wars: book review of The Fever: How malaria has ruled humankind for 500,000 years in PA Professional, November 2010.
  • Herman LM, Miner MM, Qualich SA: Testosterone Deficiency in Men. Practicing Clinicians Exchange CME Newsletter, 2010 Vol 1, Issue 1. September 2010. 
  • Herman LM. The Immortal Henrieta Lacks: book review of the Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, in PA Professional, May 2010. 
  • Herman LM. Don’t Be Afraid: book review of The Science of Fear in PA Professional, January 2010. 
  • Herman LM. What’s New in….Allergy Testing. The Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. June 2009. 
  • Herman LM. Family Practice and Internal Medicine in Physician Assistant: A Guide To Clinical Practice, Fourth Edition. Ballweg R, Sullivan E, Brown D, and Vetrosky D, ed. Sauders/Elsevier. May 10, 2008.
  • Herman LM Clinical Watch: Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndromes. The Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. May 2008. 
  • McNellis R, Léger MM, Herman LM, Brenneman AE, Essary AC, Hendrikson EC, O'Donoghue DL, Van Dyke EM. Clinical Watch: Mammography: Screening in women 40 to 49 years old. The Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. November 2007. 
  • Gerbert DA, Herman LM, Larson LW, Leger MM, McNellis R, Van Dyke, EM. Clinical Watch: The HPV Vaccine: A Major Public Health Breakthrough. The Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. March 2007.
  • Herman LM, Gerbert DA, Larson LW, Leger MM, McNellis R, Van Dyke, EM. Clinical Watch: Community Associated Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus: Coming To a Patient Near You. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. January 2007.
  • Herman LM, Gerbert D, Larson L, Leger MM, ODonohue D, Ulshafer C, Van Dyke E: Vaccines, Thimerosal and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes. Journal of American Academy of Physician Assistants. January 2006. 
  • Herman LM: Dysrhythmias in Infants and Children in Emergency Dysrhythmias and EKG Injury Patterns. Brown, K ed. Thompson/Delmar Learning. June 15, 2002.
     

Selected Presentations

  • Herman LM: Making the First Fracture the Last Fracture: Improving Osteoporosis Outcomes With Collaborative Care. Practicing Clinicians Exchange CME and Conference. Tampa, FL. June 8, 2013.
  • Herman LM: The Creative Destruction of Medicine: Disruptive Technologies that Will Revolutionize—Or Destroy—Your Practice. American Academy of Physician Assistant Annual CME and Conference. Washington, D.C. May 28, 2013.
  • Herman LM:  Osteoporosis and Fragility Fractures: Improving Outcomes With Collaborative Care.  Practicing Clinicians Exchange CME Symposia.  Foster City, CA.  November 17, 2012.
  • Herman LM: More Twisted Tales from Family Practice: Cases You Don’t Want To Miss.  Association of Family Practice PAs Annual CME and Conference.  Phoenix, AZ.  November 6, 2012.
  • Herman LM: Apps That Will Revolutionize – Or Destroy – Your Practice.  Association of Family Practice PAs Annual CME and Conference.  Phoenix, AZ.  November 5, 2012.
  • Herman LM: The Creative Destruction of Medicine: Apps That Will Revolutionize Your Practice.  New York State Society of Physician Assistants Annual CME and Conference.  Tarrytown, NY.  October 21, 2012.
  • Herman LM: Diagnosing and Managing Inflammatory Bowel Disease: How To Avoid Three Common Errors. Practicing Clinicians Exchange CME Symposia.  Nashville, TN.  June 16, 2012.
  • Herman LM:  Twisted Tales From the Emergency Department: More Cases You Don’t Want to Miss.  Association of Family Practice Physician Assistants Spring CME and Conference.  Orlando, FL.  March 21, 2011.
  • Herman LM:  Persistent Non-cancer Pain: What You Don’t Know Could Hurt!  Association of Family Practice Physician Assistants Spring CME and Conference.  Orlando, FL.  March 21, 2011.
  • McClung M, Lane N, Herman LM, and Pope R: Clinical Management of Osteoporosis: Translating Fracture Risk Into Individualized Care. Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery Annual Conference and CME, Chicago, IL. August 19, 2011. 
  • Herman LM: Case Studies in Persistent Pain: What You Don’t Know Could Hurt You! Association of Family Practice Physician Assistants Summer Conference and CME. Washington, D.C. August 12, 2011. 
  • Herman, LM: Twisted Tales from the ER: Cases You Don’t Want to Miss. Association of Family Practice Physician Assistants Summer Conference and CME. Washington, D.C. August 12, 2011. 
  • Herman LM: Twisted Tales From the Emergency Department: Cases You Don’t Want To Miss. American Academy of Physician Assistant 39th Annual CME and Conference. Las Vegas, NV. June 2, 2011. 
  • Herman LM: Allergy Testing Without Skin Pricks. American Academy of Physician Assistant 38th Annual CME and Conference. Atlanta, GA. May 30, 2010. 
  • Herman LM: Making the Grade Financially and Retiring As a Millionaire. Student Society of the American Academy of Physician Assistants Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA. May 31, 2010. 
  • Herman LM: Diagnostic Dilemmas in Diabetes for the Primary Care Provider: interactive case studies. American Academy of Physician Assistant 38th Annual CME and Conference. Atlanta, GA. June 1, 2010. 
  • Herman LM: Diabetic Painful Neuropathies: How Can We Gain on the Pain? Texas Academy of Physician Assistants Annual CME and Conference. Houston, TX. February 28, 2010. 
  • Herman LM: Paradigms Shifts in the Treatment of Mixed Dyslipidemias. New York State Society of Physician Assistant Annual CME and Conference. Saratoga, NY. September 25, 2009. 
  • Herman LM: Things That Go Bump in the Night: Restless Leg Syndrome. New York State Society of Physician Assistant Annual CME and Conference. Saratoga, NY. September 25, 2009.
  • Herman LM: Diabetic Painful Neuropathies: How Can We Gain on the Pain? American Academy of Physician Assistants 37th Annual CME and Conference. San Diego, CA. May 26, 2009. 
  • Herman LM: Demystifying Diabetes in Primary Care: a Case-based Presentation. American Academy of Physician Assistants 37th Annual CME and Conference. San Diego, CA. May 25, 2009.
  • Herman LM, Blank R, Fujioka K: Individualizing Therapy & Narrowing the Gaps in Type 2 Diabetes Management. American Academy of Physician Assistants 37th Annual CME and Conference. San Diego, CA. May 24, 2009. 
  • Herman LM: Dyslipidemia: the Devil is in the Details. Association of Family Practice Physician Assistant Fall CME and Conference. San Diego, CA. October 30, 2008.
  • Herman LM: Seasonal and Pandemic Influenzas: Is the Sky Really Falling? Association of Family Practice Physician Assistant Fall CME and Conference. San Diego, CA. October 30, 2008.