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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: Barbara Piccirillo

Barbara Piccirillo, M.S., RPA-C

Assistant Professor and Clinical Coordinator
E-mail: bpicciri@nyit.edu
 

Education

  • Masters in Science with concentration in Emergency Medicine, August 2000 - Alderson Broaddus College, West Virginia University School of Medicine
  • Training: Ruby Memorial Trauma Center, Morgantown, West Virginia
  • Bachelor of Science, Physician Assistant Certificate, August 1992 - Long Island University, Brooklyn Hospital Physician Assistant Program
  • Special Distinction: Surgery and Primary Care
  • Associates in Science, August 1990 - Nassau Community College
  • EMT/AEMT3 (License #116392) 1988
  • Fire Police Academy, Nassau County Medical Center
     

Continuing Education

  • Nova Southeastern University, - Doctor of Health Science Program.
  • Emergency Ultrasound Course: Vascular Assess, South Carolina College of Emergency Physicians, Marriott Marquis, New York, October 2005.
     

Licenses

  • Physician Assistant Registration: 004606-1, Expiration date 04/30/2014
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants #1024718, Expiration date 12/31/2013
  • United States Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration Controlled Substance Registration Certificate, Expiration date 03/31/2012
    • American Heart Association
    • Advance Cardiac Life Support Instructor
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor
    • Basic Life Support Instructor
    • Basic Trauma Life Support Instructor
    • Critical Care Medicine- provider's course

Appointments

  • Vice President 2011-2012 Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants
  • Co-Academic Director 2011-2012 SEMPA 8th Annual Emergency Medicine Conference March 18-22, 2012
  • Liaison American Academy of Physician Assistants: Co-contributor, American Institute of
  • Ultrasound in Medicine, Collaborative Guidelines for the use of Ultrasound Guidance for Vascular Access
  • Liaison Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants, Program Co-Chair CRASH Program 2012


Full-Time Academic Experience

  • Teaching: New York Institute of Technology/New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Clinical Coordinator, Assistant Professor, 1/2001 to present
  • Computer Technology: Blackboard-Web-Enhanced Anatomy. Diagnosis Reasoning Software; Developed and authored clinical cases integrated into current PA Curriculum at NYIT http://nyit.dxronline.com/DxR/Patients/index1.html
     

Part-Time Academic Experience

  • Long Island University Hospital Physician Assistant Program, Adjunct Instructor, 11/2000 to present
  • New York Methodist Hospital, Trauma center, Adjunct Clinical Instructor, 9/1993 to present
  • American Heart Association- ACLS, PALS, BLS, Instructor
     

Non-Academic Experience, Clinical

  • Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant, New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, New York: 4/1993-present. Dr. Joseph Bove, Chairman, Emergency Medicine.
  • Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant, Mid-Island Hospital, Bethpage, New York: 12/1996-1/1999. Dr. A. Carlisi, Director.
  • Department of Surgery Physician Assistant, North Shore Hospital, Syosset, New York: 12/1995-12/1996. Ms. J. Halstead, RPA-C, PA Coordinator.
  • Department of Surgery Physician Assistant, New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, New York: 9/1992-9/1993. Dr. L. Wise, Director.
     

Publications

  • Mucker E., Suprenant M., Piccirillo B: Swelling of the eye and light sensitivity in a patient struck in the face by a wakeboard, Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (JAAPA) published, February 25, 2011
  • Piccirillo B: Rapid Evaluation for Ectopic Pregnancy with Emergency Bedside Ultrasonography - A Comprehensive Review-featured article for CME credit, Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (JAAPA) published January 2007.
  • Piccirillo B., Mulling, T., Abnormal ultrasound findings in first trimester bleeding, Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, published, October 2005
  • Piccirillo, B. Gynecology Surgical Review Surgical Review for Physician Assistant, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Accepted-Pending publication date.
  • Slesinger, T., Fox, M., Cheng, M., Piccirillo, B., Silber, S., Kassotis, J.  The Role of Cranial Computed Tomography in Evaluation of Syncope in the Emergency Department, Academic Emergency medicine Volume 9, Number 5415, 2002 Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
     

Original Research

Piccirillo, B, Gaeta, T: Influenza Vaccine Survey on Utilization and Attitudes of the Emergency Department Staff in a New York Metropolitan Hospital, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology -Published June 2006.
 

Performances

        Ultrasound workshops:

  • Workshop: Board Review – Emergency Medicine Certificate, Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants 8th Annual Conference, Tucson, Arizona 2012.
  • Workshop: Ultrasound FAST PLUS, Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants
  • 8th Annual CME Conference, Tucson, Arizona 2012.
  • Workshop: Ultrasound Guided Procedures, Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants
  • 8th Annual CME Conference, Tucson, Arizona 2012.
  • Workshop: Ultrasound Overview and EFAST Exam and Vascular Access, Physician Assistant
  • Academy of Vermont 30th Annual Winter CME Conference 2012.
  • Workshop: FAST Exam, Emergency Abdominal Ultrasound, Thoracic Ultrasound, Society of
  • Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants 7th Annual CME Conference, Ft. Lauderdale 2011
  • Workshop: Ultrasound Applications in Primary Care, Academy of Vermont 29th Annual Winter
  • CME Conference, Manchester, Vermont, 2011
  • Anemia in The Emergency Department, New York State Society of Physician Assistants
  • Fall 2010 CME Conference, Saratoga, New York, 2010
  • Workshop: Ultrasound Applications, New York State Society of Physician Assistants
  • Fall 2010 CME Conference, Saratoga, New York, 2010
  • Workshop: Cardiac, Venous Access, FAST Ultrasound Exam, Society of Emergency
  • Medicine Physician Assistants 6th Annual CME Conference, Tucson, Arizona, 2010
  • Workshop: Cardiac, Venous, FAST Ultrasound Exam, Society of Emergency Medicine
  • Physician Assistant 5th Annual CME Conference, Marco Island, Florida, 2009
  • Advance Beyond the Stethoscope-Ultrasound Workshop, American Academy of Physician Assistants Annual CME Conference, San Antonio, Texas, May 2008.
  • Point of Care Emergency Ultrasound- Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants (SEMPA), Tucson, Arizona CME Conference, March 2008.
  • Ultrasound- Applicants for the Rural Care Practitioner, Physician Assistant Academy of Vermont- 26th Winter CME Conference, Manchester, Vermont, January, 2008
  • Ultrasound-Guided Cannulation of the Internal Jugular Vein for Vascular Access,
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants 35th Annual CME Conference at the Philadelphia Convention Center, Pennsylvania, May 24-31st, 2007.
  • Ultrasound- A Comprehensive Emergency Medicine Application, Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant (SEMPA), Naples, Florida, March 28-31, 2007.
  • Vascular Access and Central Line Placement-Ultrasound Workshop, New York State Society of Physician Assistants Fall CME Conference, Saratoga Springs, New York, September, 2006.
  • New York City (NY, USA), June 11-14th, 2006 - The Second World Congress on Ultrasound in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine
  • Advance Beyond the Stethoscope-Ultrasound Workshop, American Academy of Physician Assistants Annual CME Conference, San Francisco, California, May 2006.
  • Ultrasound - A Comprehensive Overview of ED Applications, the Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants 1st Annual CME Conference, Naples, Florida, March 2006, 2007.
  • Ultrasound Workshop for PA's, New York State Society of Physician Assistants Fall CME Conference, Saratoga, New York, September 2005.
  • Advance Beyond the Stethoscope-Ultrasound Workshop, American Academy of Physician Assistants Annual CME Conference, Orlando, Florida, May 2005.
  • Ultrasound - A Comprehensive Overview of ED Applications, the Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants 1st Annual CME Conference, Naples, Florida, March 2005.
  • Advance Beyond the Stethoscope-Ultrasound Workshop, New York State Society of Physician Assistants NYSSPA Spring CME Conference, Islandia, New York April 2004.
     

Faculty Education Workshops

  • Ensuring Quality of Online Instruction: Developing an Online Course Evaluation Rubric,
  • 2008 PAEA Annual Education Forum Syllabus, Savannah, Georgia.
  • Chair-Physician Assistant Faculty Development Track, New York State Society of Physician Assistants Fall CME Conference, Saratoga Springs, New York, September 2006.
  • Diverse Learning Styles- A Workshop: Formatting Presentation Techniques for Different Learning Styles, New York State Society of Physician Assistants Fall CME Conference, Saratoga Springs, New York, September, 2006.
  • In Search of the Holy Grail: What Every Tenure Track Faculty Member Needs to Know About Tenure, Association of Physician Assistant Programs (APAP), APAP 2005 Education Forum and Exhibition, November 2005.
  • Learning Style Assessment: When Learning and Culture Clash, Association of Physician Assistant Programs (APAP), Retreat- Orlando, Florida, May 2005.
     

Additional Presentations

  • Presenter of "What is a PA" at the NYCOM Step Summer Research Program for The Office of Equity and Opportunity Programs, July, 2003.
  • Piccirillo, B.: Dermatological Diagnoses. NCCPA- Physician Assistant Certification and Recertification Exam Board Review Course, May, 2002.
  • Ng, M, Piccirillo B, Herman LM: Hereditary Multiple Exostosis in Monozygotic Twins: A Case Study, The American Academy of Physician Assistants Case Studies and Clinical Reports 32nd Annual Conference 2004, 13th Annual Clinical and Professional Poster Session, May, 2004.
  • Barese, S, Fichandler, B, Piccirillo, B.: Considerations for Successful Skin Donation and Transplantation, The American Academy of Physician Assistants Case Studies and Clinical Reports 31st Annual Conference 2003, 12th Annual Clinical and Professional Poster Session, May, 2003.
     

Grants and Fellowships and Contracts

  • Grant: Principal author, Institutional Support of Research (ISRC) and Center for Teaching and Learning with Technology (CTLT) Fellows Grant 2004-2005, Web-Enhanced Anatomy for the School of Health Professions, Behavioral, and Life Sciences-A Foundation of Problem Based Learning, Awarded.
  • Grant: Principal author, Institutional Support of Research (ISRC) and Center for Teaching and Learning with Technology (CTLT) Fellows Grant 2003-2004, Clinical Ultrasonography for the PA- Advance Beyond The Stethoscope. Denied.
  • Grant: Principal author, Center for Teaching and Learning with Technology (CTLT) Fellow Grant 2002-2003, Infusion of Computer-based Patient Simulation Software with Interactive Reasoning into Current Physician Assistant Curriculum, Awarded.
     

Institutional Service

  • Chair- procurement of sponsorship-First NYIT Annual Health Fair and 5 K Run, 'Healthy Living 2010', with focus on preventative health, and, risk assessment, April, 2006.
  • Member, Educational Technology Committee, School of Health Professions and Life Sciences (SHPLS), New York Institute of Technology, 2005.
  • Member, Academic Senate Representative, School of Health Professions and Life Sciences (SHPLS), New York Institute of Technology, 2004.
  • Member, Academic Curriculum Committee, School of Health Professions and Life Science (SHPLS), New York Institute of Technology, 2004.
  • Department representative and presenter: Open house and Preview Day, Old Westbury Campus, NYIT. January 2001 to present.
  • Member, Academic Review Committee, Department of Physician Assistant Studies, School of Allied Health and Life Sciences, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY. January 2001 to present.
  • Member, Advisory Committee, Department of Physician Assistant Studies, School of Allied Health and Life Sciences, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY. January 2001 to present.
  • Member, Curriculum Committee, Department of Physician Assistant Studies, School of Allied Health and Life Sciences, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY. January 2001 to present.
  • Co-author, Accreditation Self-Study Committee, Department of Physician Assistant Studies, School of Allied Health and Life Sciences, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY. January 2001 to present.
  • Member, Academic Review Committee (ARC), for the Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Allied Health and Life Sciences, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY. June 2002.
     

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

  • Chair, Educational Committee, New York State Society of Physician Assistants 2006-2007.
  • Organizer-student tract, The New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYSSPA) Spring Conference, April 2004.
  • Chairperson, Long Island Blood Drive Services at NYIT, 2001-present.
  • Coordinator, the first campus interdisciplinary Thesis-Poster Presentation for the Department of Physician Assistant Studies in conjunction with the Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Allied Health and Life Sciences, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY. February 2003- present.
  • Student Advisor: The Physician Assistant Student Society (PASS) New York Institute of Technology and at the National Level for the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), January 2001 to present.
  • Student Advisor/Coordinator- The annual Christmas Toy Drive, The Physician Assistant Student Society (PASS) New York Institute of Technology, 2002-present
  • Mentor and Coordinator: The student medical jeopardy team competing on both state (NYSSPA) and national (AAPA) levels, January 2001 to present.
  • Author: annual student bylaws, NYIT PA Student Society, chapter for the American Academy of Physician Assistants, January 2001 to present.
  • Member Graduation Committee: The New York Institute of Technology School of Allied Health and Life Sciences, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, N.Y. 2002.
  • New York Delegate: Capitol Constituent Organization for the American Academy of Physician Assistants in Washington, D.C. September 2002.
  • New York Methodist Hospital: Transfusion Committee 2000 to present.
  • New York City Marathon-Medical Staff: Medical PA 1994-1997
  • Bellmore-Merrick Volunteer Ambulance Corps: AEMT 1987-1989