Our Faculty

Tracy Van Ness

Clinical Associate Professor

College of Health Professions

Physician Assistant Studies NY

  • @New York City


Doctorate of Health Science , Nova Southeastern University , Fort Lauderdale, Florida , 2019
Heath Care Profession Education

MS , SUNY @ Stony Brook , Stony Brook, New York , 2006
Health Care Policy and Management

BS , SUNY @ Stony Brook , Stony Brook, New York , 2000
Physician Assistant

BS , Iona College , New Rochelle, New York , 1994
Health Counseling

Awards and Honors

  • Cure JM, June 29, 2018 - Cure JM Hero Award
  • Pace Unversity, June 01, 2016 - Jefferson Bronze Award


  • - ACLS
  • - BLS
  • - NCCPA
  • St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center, Manhattan, New York, - Paramedicine
    N.Y. State & N.Y. City certified
  • - Passed National Surgery Boards
  • LA Fitness Corporation, Long Island, New York, December - Madd Dog Certified Spinning Instructor


Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery Cerebrovascular Disease Juvenile Dermatomyositis

Grants, Sponsored Research and Contracts


  • Society for Physician Assistants in Rheumatology [Member] , May 30 , 2016
  • Association of Neurosurgical Physician Assistants [Member] , May 2004
    ANSPA is a professional organization that was created to serve and represent Neurosurgical Physician Assistants. This is done through education and outreach. ANSPA is a volunteer led organization which prides itself on providing quality educational meetings for its members and other interested providers. ANSPA leadership works closely with affiliate organizations such as the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, The American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American Academy of Physician Assistants to promote and advocate for the Neurosurgical Physician Assistant.
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants [Member] , July 1998
    Founded in 1968, the American Academy of Physician Assistants is the national professional society for physician assistants. It represents a profession of more than 100,000 certified PAs across all medical and surgical specialties in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the majority of the U.S. territories and the uniformed services. AAPA advocates and educates on behalf of the profession and the patients PAs serve. We work to ensure the professional growth, personal excellence and recognition of physician assistants. We also enhance their ability to improve the quality, accessibility and cost-effectiveness of patient-centered healthcare. - See more at: https://www.aapa.org/about/#sthash.d7i7iB5S.dpuf
  • New York Society for Physician Assistants [Member] , July 1998
    The Mission of the New York State Society of Physician Assistants is to improve the quality and delivery of health care and promote the Physician Assistant Profession in the State of New York


  • Interprofessional Education and Practice [Committee Member]


  • Cure JM [Board Member]
  • Cure JM [Grant Proposal Reviewer, External]
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