Faculty & Staff

Our faculty and staff take great pride in the physician assistant profession and value the art of medicine. They understand the importance of interactive and innovative PA education, represent some of the best qualified physician assistants in the community, and are committed to their students' success.


Patti L. Hee, MPH, PA-C

Director, Physician Assistant MiddletownAssociate Professor, Physician Assistant Middletown
Kenneth Steir

Kenneth Steier, DO, MBA, MPH, MHA, MGH

Medical Director, Physician Assistant MiddletownExecutive Dean and Chief Academic OfficerProfessor of Medicine
Joseph Tommasino

Joseph F. Faiella-Tommasino, PA-C, PhD

Vice President of PA Program Development and OperationsChairman of Physician Assistant Programs Northeast Division
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Mary Flanagan-Kundle, DPA, PA-C

Co-Chair, Physician Assistant ProgramsChair of Assessment and Remediation, Physician Assistant Long IslandAssociate Professor, Physician Assistant
Joseph Daleo, PA-C, MPAS

Joseph Daleo, DPA, PA-C

Director of Clinical Operations, Physician Assistant ProgramsAssistant Professor, Physician Assistant Middletown

Erin Frawley, MMS, PA-C

Academic Coordinator, Physician Assistant MiddletownAssistant Professor, Physician Assistant Middletown

Benita Hamilton, MA, PA-C

Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Middletown

Melissa Colsant, PA-C

Instructor, Physician Assistant Middletown