Louise Lee, Ed.D., M.H.A., PA-C

Associate Professor-Industry Professional
Doctorate in Education, 2016Master's in Health Administration, 2006Bachelor's in PA Studies, 1987

I have practiced as a physician assistant since 1987 and although teach full-time, still practice once weekly at a local hospital. I have been in PA education for 16 years full-time and have served in various roles including my current role as program director. Prior to coming to St. John's in 2015, I served as Assistant Program Director and Director of Didactic Education at Tufts University PA program. I also served as Department Chair at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (Dept of PA Education) as well as Program Director.

  • NCCPA - Certified 1987
  • Teaching Excellence Award - 2018 - St. John's University
  • Scholarship of Teaching Award - 2010 - MCPHS
  • Lee, L.  Gestational Diabetes.  Journal of American Academy of Physician Assistants (JAAPA).  Accepted for publication – anticipated date within next 12 months.
  • October 6, 2018 – 2018 NYSSPA (NY State Society of PA’s) Annual Conference, “Using Simulation Competitions to Enhance Application of Advanced Clinical Knowledge and Skills”.  Poster presentation – Lee, L., Leshinsky, S.(faculty), Alois, C. (faculty)
  • October 6, 2018 – 2018 NYSSPA (NY State Society of PA’s) Annual Conference, “The Influence of Social Media on the Rise of Aesthetic Medicine”.  Poster presentation – Alois, C. (faculty), Montemayor, L. (practice colleague), Lee, L. 
  • October 22, 2018, “Active Learning in Medical Education”, invited speaker/presenter for CTL at St. John’s University, Queens, NY.  Lee, L., Leshinsky, S. (faculty)
  • Lee, L., Leshinsky, S. (2018). Poster: NYSSPA Annual Conference, Albany, NY   
  • “Active learning in PA education”.  Lee, L.  (2018).  Poster: NYSSPA Annual Conference, Albany, NY.  
  • “The Influence of social media on the rise of aesthetic medicine”.  Alois, C., Lee, L.
  • Hilas, O., Smith, C., Lee, L., Leshinksy, S. (2017). Simulated versus non-simulated IPE activities involving pharmacy ans physician assistant students.  Abstract accepted for oral presentation at 2017 ICCH/HARC Conference, Baltimore, MD.  
  • Lee, L.  (2017).  Pelvic inflammatory disease.  Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (JAAPA).  30(1).
  • Lee, L. (2016).  The relationship between test anxiety, coping skills, and academic performance in physician assistant students: a correlational study.  Northcentral University; ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global.  Document ID: 1822180024
  • Massey, S., Lee, L., Young, S., Holmerud, D. (2013).  The relationship between formative and summative examinations and PANCE results: a multi-program study.  Journal of Physician Assistant Education.  24(1).
  • Massey, S., Lee, L., Goldsmith, C., White, S.  (2012).  The effects of synchronized distance education on anxiety, depression, and academic achievement in first year doctor of pharmacy students in an accelerated curriculum.  Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 4(4): 285-291.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cptl.2012.05.005
  • Lee, L.  (2012).  Poster: AAPA 2012 Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada: “Test Anxiety and Its Effects on Academic Performance”.  
  • Lee, L.  (2011).  Poster: PAEA 2011 Annual Education Forum, Las Vegas, NV: “Test Anxiety and Its Effects on Academic Performance”.  
  • Ahari, A., Piepmeyer, H., Lee, L.  (2011).  Poster: PAEA 2011 Annual Education Forum: “Students’ Perspectives on Synchronized Distance Education”.
  • White, S., Lee, L.  (2009).  Poster Abstract: PAEA 2009 Annual Education Forum: “Prenatal care workshop: An alternative method to meet the ARC-PA standards.  The Journal of Physician Assistant Education.  Vol 20(4).  Pp33-4.
  • Goldsmith, C., Miller, K., Lee, L., Massey, S., White, S.  (2009).  The effects of synchronized distance education on academic achievement in a physician assistant program.  Journal of PA Education.  20(2): 17-21.
  • Goldsmith, C., Miller, K., Lee, L., Massey, S., White, S.  (2009).  The effects of synchronized distance education on anxiety, depression, and academic achievement in a PA program.  International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Education.  Volume 6(5).  Pp 13-22.
  • Lee, L.  (2009).  Binge eating disorder.  The Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants”, Volume 22(10).  Pp 36-8.
  • Massey, S., Lee, L., Sedrak, M.  (2008). “The Effects of an Interactive Learning System for Passing the PANCE”.  The Journal of Physician Assistant Education, Vol 19(3).  Pp 30-34.
  • Furey, G., Lee, L.  (2005).  “Rx for Research: EBM as a Model for Research in a PA Masters Curriculum”.  Perspective on Physician Assistant Education, September.
  • Lee, L., Leshinsky, S. (2017). Interactive learning in the physician assistant education curriculum.  NYSSPA 2017 Annual Conference-Tarrytown, NY. 
  • White, S., Lee, L.  (October 2010).  Spotlight Presentation: PAEA 2010 Annual Education Forum, Baltimore, MD:  “Prenatal care workshop – Meeting the standards for prenatal care requirements”.