Tracy Van Ness

Tracy Van Ness

Clinical Associate Professor
College of Health Professions
Physician Assistant Studies NY


Awards and Honors

  • Cure JM, 2018, Cure JM Hero Award
  • Pace University, 2016, Jefferson Bronze Award

Licensures and Certificates

  • St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center, Manhattan, New York, Paramedicine N.Y. State & N.Y. City certified
  • LA Fitness Corporation, Long Island, New York, Madd Dog Certified Spinning Instructor


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

Research and Creative Works

Research Interest

Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery Cerebrovascular Disease Juvenile Dermatomyositis

Courses Taught

Past Courses

PAS 506: Hlth His & Phys. Diagnosis I
PAS 601: Clinical Medicine I
PAS 602: Clinical Medicine II
PAS 603: Clinical Medicine III
PAS 605: Lab Med & Dgnstc Mthds II
PAS 606: Clinical Application I
PAS 606: Hlth Histry & Physcl Dgnsis II
PAS 607: Hlth Hstry & Physcl Dgnsis III
PAS 609: Surgical & Technical Skills I
PAS 610: Surgical & Technical Skills II
PAS 701: Internal Medicine Clerkship
PAS 702: Clerkship in Pediatrics
PAS 702: Pediatric Clerkship
PAS 703: Obstetrics & Gynecology
PAS 704: Behavioral Medicine Clerkship
PAS 705: Clerkship in Family Medicine
PAS 705: Primary Care Clerkship
PAS 706: Emergency Medicine Clerkship
PAS 707: Clerkship in Surgery
PAS 707: Surgery Clerkship
PAS 708: Clerkship in Elective I
PAS 708: Elective I Clk/Long Term Hth
PAS 709: Clerkship in Elective II
PAS 709: Elective II Clerkship
PAS 799: Clinical Year Capstone

Professional Contributions and Service

Professional Memberships

  • Society for Physician Assistants in Rheumatology [Member]
  • Association of Neurosurgical Physician Assistants [Member]
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants [Member]
  • New York Society for Physician Assistants [Member]