Jean Covino


Jean Covino, DHSc., MPA, PA-C

Clinical Professor, Director of Didactic Education
Physician Assistant Program
163 William Street, 5th floor
New York, NY 10038
Phone: 212-618-6047
Office Hours: Please schedule via email 


Education: Professor Covino holds the following degrees: Doctor of Health Science from Nova Southeastern University, Master of Public Administration from Long Island University, Certified Physician Assistant from Bayley Seton Hospital, and Bachelor of Science from St. John's University. 

Areas of Expertise: Medical Ethics, Health Sciences, Medical Writing,
Evidence Based Medicine

Professional Experience:  Professor Covino has 25 years of Family Practice and Urgent Care experience.  She has served as Associate Professor at Pace University and at UMDNJ.  In addition, she has experience as a test writer for the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), and has served as a Member of the Educational Subcommittee for the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA). 

List of Publications:

Journal Articles:

Thoelen,K,Bondi,K,Maiers,K,Covino,JM.(2014) Raynaud's Phenomenon: How to Recognize and Treat. JAAPA.  Accepted

Beard,M.,Badenhorst,A.,Benash,R. Covino,JM. Kawasaki Disease:Recognition and Treatment. Advance for NPs & PAs. November 2014

Levy.S.,Firstenberg,M.,Foster,N., Covino,JM. An Overview of Genital Herpes in the female Patient. Advance for NPs & PAs. November 2014.

Covino, JM, Bradley B, Chamani,A, Hack, D. Acute Compartment Syndrome:To Save  Limb. Clinician Reviews 23(8):37-41, 2013

Zappolo K, DeFeo D, Dang D, Covino JM. How to Recognize and treat Childhood Leukemia. JAAPA 26: 37-41, 2013

Ribowsky J, Covino JM. Pharmacologic Management of Sexual Dysfunction in Women. Advance for PAs and NPs. March 2013

Covino JM, Ribowsky J. New Weapons Against Obesity. Advance for PAs and NPs. January 2013.

Covino JM. Angiotensin Receptor Blockers and Cancer. Advance for Pas and NPs. September 2013.

Milito, TM, Muri, Oakes J, Spivey, J Covino, J. Celiac Disease. JAAPA 25: 43-47, 2012

Covino, JM., & Hofmann Ribowsky, Jennifer.  Phytoestrogens for Menopause Symptoms.  Advance for NPs & PAs.  Posted on: September 1, 2012

Covino, JM. Tobacco Dependence: How Should a Busy Clinician Intervene? JAAPA 23:22-26,2010

Covino, JM., &  Ribowsy, Jennifer. Do Thiazolidinediones increase the risk of cardiovascular events? JAAPA 21:53-54, 20081

Professional Presentations:

2014- A Review of Bioethics, Nova Southeastern University, Doctoral Colloquium
2013- Affordable Care Act, Nova Southeastern University, Doctoral Colloquium
2012- Interprofessional Education, Nova Southeastern University, Doctoral Colloquium
2011-How to Incorporate PCMH into the Geriatric Curriculum PAEA Annual Meeting, New Orleans
2009 – Incorporating Online Learning into PA Curriculum, PAEA Meeting, Portland, Oregon
2008 – Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, presented at the New Jersey State Society of Physician Assistants Conference, Princeton, New Jersey
2007 – Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, presented at the American Academy of Family Practice Physician Assistants, Las Vegas, Nevada
2003 -  An Update on Sexually Transmitted Diseases, presented at the New Jersey Sate Society of Physician Assistant Conference, Princeton, New Jersey.