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Kelly R. Porta

Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Program


Degrees

MS, 2013, Pace Univ New York City; BS, 2000, Fordham University


Bio

Kelly Porta graduated from Fordham University in with a Bachelor of Science in 2000 and earned her Physician Assistant Certificate from Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers Physician Assistant Program in 2002. She completed a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies in December 2013 at Pace University. Kelly has been actively involved in Physician Assistant education as an adjunct over the past 13 years, initially at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, then at Pace University-Lenox Hill Hospital PA Program and Hofstra University Physician Assistant Studies Program. She has been practicing clinically as a Physician Assistant for over 13 years most of her years focusing in Pediatrics. She has experience in Newborn care, Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care as well as in Adult Hematology and Oncology. Her research interests lie in Newborn diseases including Group B streptococcal infections. She now serves as Academic Coordinator in Hofstra University Physician Assistant Studies Program.

Teaching Interests

Physical Diagnosis

Research Interests

Pediatrics--Group B streptococcal infections, ealry and late onset sepsis

Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
PHA 101 PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT SEMINAR I Undergraduate
PHA 215 PHYSICAL DIAGNOSIS I Graduate
PHA 220 PHYSICAL DIAGNOSIS II Graduate
PHA 224 MEDICINE I Graduate
PHA 225 MEDICINE II Graduate
PHA 233 CORRELATIVE MEDICINE Graduate
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