Jean Covino

Jean Covino

Clinical Professor
Department Chairperson
College of Health Professions
Physician Assistant Studies NY
NYC
519
163 William Street

Biography

Awards and Honors

  • Pace University, 2021, Yes Award
  • PAEA, 2017, Pi Alpha National Honor Society for PAs
  • Pace University, 2016, Kenan Award
  • Dean's Award for Outstanding Teaching, 2015, Jean Covino

Licensures and Certificates

  • AHA, BLS/ACLS Certification

Education

DHSc, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2006
Doctor of Health Science

, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2006
Doctoral Practicum

, Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York, 1989

M.P.A, Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York, 1989
Master of Public Administration

BS, St. John's University, Jamaica, New York, 1984
Bachelor of Science

PA-C, Bayley Seton Hospital, Staten Island, New York, 1984
Physician Assistant Program
 

Research and Creative Works

Research Interest

Predictors of Student Success

Courses Taught

Past Courses

BIO 347: Pharmacology I
PAS 301: Intro to Clinical Medicine I
PAS 302: Intro to Clinical Medicine II
PAS 303: Intro to Clinical Medicine III
PAS 304: Basic & Laboratory Sciences I
PAS 305: Basic & Laboratory Sciences II
PAS 306: Clinical Application I
PAS 307: Clinical Application II
PAS 310: Psychosocial Medicine
PAS 311: Prof Issues/Physician Asst
PAS 312: Clinical Anatomy I
PAS 313: Clinical Anatomy II
PAS 314: Epidemiology & Preventive Med
PAS 315: Pediatrics & Addol Prim Care
PAS 316: Emergency Medicine
PAS 317: Geriatrics
PAS 505: Human Physiology
PAS 510: Psychosocial Medicine
PAS 511: Prfssnlsm and Biomdcl Ethcs
PAS 512: Gross Anatomy I
PAS 513: Gross Anatomy II
PAS 514: Epid & Evidence-Based Medicine
PAS 515: Health Prom & Dis Prevention
PAS 515: Hlth Prmtn & Disease Prvntn
PAS 534: Pathophysiology
PAS 534: Pathophysiology I
PAS 535: Pathophysiology II
PAS 547: Medical Pharmacology I
PAS 601: Clinical Medicine I
PAS 602: Clinical Medicine II
PAS 603: Clinical Medicine III
PAS 604: Basic & Laboratory Sciences I
PAS 605: Basic & Lab Sciences II
PAS 605: Basic & Lab Scienes II
PAS 606: Clinical Application I
PAS 607: Clinical Applications II
PAS 620: Research Methods/Mast Project
PAS 620: Research Methods/Masters Prjct
PAS 620: Research Methods/Mstr Project
PAS 648: Medical Pharmacology II
PAS 799: Senior Year Capstone

Publications and Presentations

Publications

What are the New Pneumococcal Vaccination Recommendations for Adults?
(2020, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Contemporary Clinic. https://www.contemporaryclinic.com/view/what-are-the-new-pneumococcal-vaccination-recommendations-for-adults

The Skinny on Commonly Prescribed Anti-Obesity Drugs
(2019, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Contemporary Clinic. https://www.contemporaryclinic.com/view/the-skinny-on-commonly-prescribed-antiobesity-medications

What are the Latest Influenza Vaccine Recommendations?
(2019, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Contemporary Clinic.

What is the Best Treatment for CAP in Adults
(2019, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Contemporary Clinic. https://www.contemporaryclinic.com/view/what-is-the-best-outpatient-treatment-for-cap-in-adults

Woman 18 years with Sore Throat, Fever and Painful Rash
(2018, September). Clinician Review. https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/173902/infectious-diseases/woman-18-sore-throat-fever-and-painful-rash

Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Infection Risk in Medical Tourism
(2018, August). JAAPA. Vol 31 (Issue 8) , pages 45-47. https://journals.lww.com/jaapa/Abstract/2018/08000/Nontuberculous_mycobacteria_infection_risk_in.8.aspx

Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms
(2018, June).

What is the Cardiovascular Impact of the Newer Classes ofHypoglycemic Drugs for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus?
(2018, March). JAAPA. Vol 31 , pages 12-14. https://journals.lww.com/jaapa/Abstract/2018/03000/What_are_the_cardiovascular_effects_of_the_newer.2.aspx

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: How to Recognize and Treat.
(2017, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Clinician Reviews.

Bipolar Disorder: Recognizing and Treating in Primary Care Clinician Reviews. 2017 February;27(2):42-49
(2017, February). Clinicsn Reviews. Vol 27 , pages 7. https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/130100/mental-health/bipolar-disorder-recognizing-and-treating-primary-care
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A Comprehensive Review of Peanut Allergy in Children
(2016). Advance for PAs & NPs.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. An Overview of the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment
(2016). Advance for PAs & NPs. https://nurse-practitioners-and-physician-assistants.advanceweb.com/Features/Articles/Polycystic-Ovary-Syndrome.aspx

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: A Clinical Review
(2016). JAAPA. Vol 29

Recognizing and treating Raynaud phenomenon
(2015, November). JAAPA. Vol 28 (Issue 11) , pages 4.

Kawasaki Disease: Recognition and Treatment
(2014). Advance for PAs & NPs.

Acute Compartment Syndrome:To Save Limb
(2013). Clinician Reviews. Vol 23 (Issue 8) , pages 37-41.

An Overview of Genital Herpes in the Female Patient
(2013). Advance for PAs & NPs.

Angiotensin Receptor Blockers and Cancer
(2013). Advance for PAs & NPs.

How to Recognize and treat Childhood Leukemia
(2013). JAAPA. Vol 26 , pages 37-41.

New Weapons Against Obesity
(2013). Advance for PAs and NPs.

Pharmacologic Management of Sexual Dysfunction in Women
(2013, March). Advance for PAs and NPs.

Celiac Disease
(2012). JAAPA. Vol 25 , pages 43-47.

Systemic Vasculitis
(2012). JAAPA. Vol 25 , pages 46-50.

Phytoestrogens for Menopause Symptoms
(2012, September). Advance for PAs and NPs.

Bladder Cancer in Patients with Type II Diabetes: Is Pioglitazone use a Risk Factor?
(2012, March). Advance for NPs & PAs.

Mindful Medicine: How to Consciously Practice
(2011, September). PA Professional.

Tobacco Dependence: How Should a Busy Clinician Intervene?
(2010). JAAPA. Vol 23 , pages 22-26.

(2009).

Do Thiazolidinediones increase the risk of cardiovascular events?
(2008). Vol 21 , pages 53-54.

Comparison of Clindamycin Phosphate Vaginal Cream with Triple Sulfonamide Vaginal Cream in the Treatment of Bacterial Vaginosis
(2001). Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Vol 28 , pages 569-75.

(2000). .

Physician Assistant PreTest: Self Assessment and Review
(1998).

Primary Care Review for Physician Assistants
(1998). .

Susceptibility of Isolates of Neisseria gonorrhoeae to Penicillin and Tetracycline in Brooklyn 1988-1992
(1994). Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Vol 22 , pages 110-113.

Comparative Evaluation of Ofloxacin and Metronidazole in the Treatment of Bacterial Vaginosis
(1993). Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Vol 20 , pages 262-264.

Comparison of Enoxacin and Ceftriaxone in the Treatment of Uncomplicated Gonorrhea
(1993). Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Vol 20 , pages 227-229.

Comparison of the Syva MicroTrak Enzyme Immunoassay and Gen-Probe PACE 2 with Cell Culture for Diagnosis of Cervical Chlamydia Trachomatis Infection in a High-Prevalence Female Population
(1993). Journal of Clinical Microbiology. Vol 31 , pages 968-971.

A Comparison of Single-Dose Cefixime with Ceftriaxone as Treatment for Uncomplicated Gonorrhea
(1991). New England Journal of Medicine. Vol 325 , pages 1337-1341.

Evaluation of Ofloxacin in the Treatment of Uncomplicated Gonorrhea
(1991). Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Vol 18 , pages 18-20.

Comparison of Ofloxacin and Ceftriaxone in the Treatment of Uncomplicated Gonorrhea Caused by Penicillinase- Producing and Non-Penicillinase-Producing Strains
(1990). Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Vol 34 , pages 148-149.

Vulvar Ulcer of Unknown Etiology in a Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Woman: Response to Treatment with Zidovudine
(1990). American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Vol 163 , pages 116-118.

Presentations

Approach to ACL Injuries in Adolescents
(2017). CHP Scholarship Day. .

• Bipolar Disorder: Recognizing and Treating in a Primary Care Setting
(2017). CHP scholarship Day. .

Primary Care Counseling for Adult Obese Patients
(2016). CHP Scholarship Day. Pace University

Update on the Diagnosis and Management of Fibromyalgia
(2016). CHP Scholarship Day. Pace University.

Primary Care Practice 2015
(2015, October). NYSSPA Annual meeting. NYSSPA,

Teaching Ethics at 2 PA Programs
(2015, April). CHP Scholarship Day. CHP,

A Review of Bioethics
(2014, July). NSU Doctoral Colloquium . NSU,

Affordable Care Act, Nova Southeastern University, Doctoral Colloquium
(2013). .

Assessing Physician Assistant Student Views Toward Ethical Decision Making Before and After the Completion of and Ethics Curriculum
(2013). PAEA Meeting . Memphis, TN.

Assessing Physician Assistant Student Views Toward Ethical Decision Making Before and After the Completion of and Ethics Curriculum
(2013, October). PAEA Annual Conference. PAEA,

Participated in Research Day with Clinical Students at Pace University
(2013, April). Research Day. Pace University,

Interprofessional Education, Nova Southeastern University, Doctoral Colloquium
(2012). .

How to Incorporate PCMH into the Geriatric Curriculum
(2011). PAEA Annual Meeting. New Orleans.

Academic Coordinator’s Retreat
(2010). PAEA Meeting . Baltimore, Maryland.

Incorporating Online Learning into PA Curriculum
(2009). PAEA Meeting . Portland, Oregon.

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
(2008). New Jersey State Society of Physician Assistants Conference. Princeton, New Jersey.

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
(2007). American Academy of Family Practice Physician Assistants. Las Vegas, Nevada.

An Update on Sexually Transmitted Diseases
(2003). New Jersey State Society of Physician Assistant Conference. Princeton, New Jersey.

Comparative Evaluation of Ofloxacin and Metronidazole in the Treatment of Bacterial Vaginosis
(1993, June). 21th Annual Physician Assistant Conference. Miami Beach, Florida.

Are Women at Risk More Likely to Seek Voluntary HIV Counseling and Testing Then Men
(1990, September). 118th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. New York, New York.

Risk Factors for HIV Infection in an Urban Hospital Based Clinic
(1990, June). 6th International Conference on AIDS. San Francisco, California.

Evaluation of Cefixime in the Treatment of Uncomplicated Gonorrhea
(1990, March). 9th International Symposium on Future Trends in Chemotherapy. Geneva, Switzerland.

Comparison of Fleuroxacin with Ceftriaxone in the Treatment of Uncomplicated Gonorrhea
(1989, September). International Society for Sexually Transmitted Disease Research. Copenhagen, Denmark.

Comparison of Ofloxacin with Ceftriaxone in the Treatment of Uncomplicated Gonorrhea
(1989, June). 16th International Congress of Chemotherapy. Jerusalem, Israel.
 

Professional Contributions and Service

Professional Memberships

  • New York State Society of PAs
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants [Physician Assistant Research Team Initiative]
  • National Committee on Certifiaction of PAs [Test Item Writer]
  • Physician Assistant Education Association [Member Subcommittee/Conference Curriculum Committee]
  • New Jersey State Society of PAs [Legislative Committee]