Roy Constantine PA-C, MPH, PhD – FCCM, DFAAPA

Roy Constantine PA-C, MPH, PhD – FCCM, DFAAPA is the Assistant Director of Mid-Level Practitioners at St. Francis in Roslyn, New York – The Heart Center®.  He graduated from the Cornell University Surgeon Assistant Program, holds a Master Degree in Public Health in Health Policy and Management and a PhD in Health Education and Research.  He is on the faculty at Trident University International in the College of Health and Human Services and is on the faculty at The Joan and Sanford Weill Medical College of Cornell University Physician Assistant Program.

Dr. Constantine is a past President of the American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants.  He is a member of the IRB, Interdisciplinary Research Committee and co-chair of Crew Resource Management / TeamSTEPPS® at St. Francis Hospital. He is the co-chair for patient safety for the Surgery Section of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. He has spoken in many national and local events on patient safety.  He is the Section Editor for “Mid-Level Providers in Trauma Care,” a Springer Encyclopedia publication.  He has written chapters on Patient Safety in “Interventional Critical Care: A Manual for Advance Care Practitioners” and on Electronic Devices as Potential Sources of Biological Contamination in “Distracted Doctoring: Returning to Patient-Centered Care in the Digital Age.” 

He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, a Fellow of the New York State Society of Physician Assistants, a Fellow of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, an Affiliate of the American College of Surgeons and a Founding Member for the Preservation of Physician Assistant History.  In 2010 he was presented with the John W. Kirklin Award for Professional Excellence.