Jean Covino

Jean Covino

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


Awards and Honors

  • Pace University, 2016, Kenan Award
  • Dean's Award for Outstanding Teaching, 2015, Jean Covino

Licensures and Certificates

  • AHA, BLS/ACLS Certification


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


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


What are the New Pneumococcal Vaccination Recommendations for Adults?
Covino, J. (2020, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Contemporary Clinic.

The Skinny on Commonly Prescribed Anti-Obesity Drugs
Covino, J. (2019, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Contemporary Clinic.

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

What is the Best Treatment for CAP in Adults
Covino, J. (2019, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Contemporary Clinic.

Woman 18 years with Sore Throat, Fever and Painful Rash
Covino, J. (2018, September). Clinician Review.

Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Infection Risk in Medical Tourism
Covino, J. (2018, August). JAAPA. Vol 31 (Issue 8) , pages 45-47.

Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms
Covino, J. (2018, June).

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]