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The Stony Brook PA Student Society

The Stony Brook PA Student Society is a chapter of the Student Academy of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (SAAAPA) and works in conjunction with SAAAPA to coordinate events and advocate for student and professional issues on a local, state and national level. The Society serves as a communication link between the PA classes, faculty, staff and community. Student Society activities include community service, fundraising, public education and promotion of the PA profession. A glimpse of recent Student Society activities are shown below:

  • Fundraising for local, national, and international relief efforts
  • Local community blood pressure screening on PA Day
  • Blood drive for University Hospital blood services
  • University Hospital Baby and Children’s memorial garden donation
  • AAPA host city campaign book drive and donation for health literacy
  • Revlon run/walk for cancer
  • Breast and testicular self exam education awareness at local
    high schools
  • Interactive health education program at local junior high school
  • Attendance and participation at state and national PA conferences

 

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Stony Brook University PA Program

Class of 2019



 

 

Stony Brook University PA Program

Class of 2019 SAAAPA Student Society Elected Officers

 

Front Row (left to right): Alexandra Sanfilippo, Outreach Chair; Ashley Tucker, Treasurer; Christian Ou, SHTM Dean’s Advisory Committee Representative; Hana Seckler, HOD Representative; Danielle Cascione, AOR Representative Alternate; Kendra Costello, AOR Representative; Kimberly Villafane, Student Diversity Committee Representative

Back Row (left to right): Karim Mohamed, President; Jennifer Weston, Vice-President; Clive Ricketts, Secretary; Audrey Jansma, State Chapter Student Representative; Peter Allen, HOD Representative Alternate



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Stony Brook University PA Program

Class of 2018 White Coat Ceremony

 


 

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Class of 2018 and 2019 PA students providing free blood pressure screening and nutrition counseling for the local community during Stony Brook's CommUniversity Day 2017.

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 University Hospital PAs, Stony Brook PA students, faculty and staff celebrate National PA Week - October 2016


 

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Class of 2017 PA students Health Literacy Program bake sale and flower sale fundraiser


 



​Class of 2019 PA students helping out at the American Cancer Society's Making Strides for Breast Cancer Walk, October 2017


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​PA Class of 2018 and 2019 with faculty celebrate National PA Week with a luncheon, attending the TODAY show and providng free blood pressure screening