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Tara Gianni, OTR/L, RPA-C

Education:
School of Health Sciences, Touro College, Bay Shore, NY
Bachelor of Science, Physician Assistant
Program Director’s Award – Academic, Clinical and Professional Achievement
Outstanding Clinical Achievement Award

September 1996 – May 1999
College of Allied Health Sciences, Quinnipiac College, Hamden, CT
Bachelor of Science, cum laude, Occupational Therapy
Dean’s List and Outstanding Junior Award

Employment History:
Mehling Orthopedics, West Islip, NY: April 2005 to present, Physician Assistant
Bridge Rehabilitation, Long Beach, NY: January 2004-February, 2005, Physician Assistant & Occupational Therapist
Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY: September 2003-July 2006, Physician Assistant
Touro College, Mineola, NY, 2003- Present, Adjunct Professor
Central Park Therapy, Huntington, NY: 2001-2004, Pediatric Occupational Therapist
Sunrise Physical Medicine, Long Beach, NY: 2000-2001, Occupational Therapist

Certifications:
Registered and Certified Physician Assistant
Registered and Certified Occupational Therapist
Member, American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
Member, American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
Member, New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYSSPA)
Certified, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Certified, Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
Occupational Safety Health Administration Blood-borne Pathogens Certification

Awards and Honors:
Program Director’s Award – Academic, Clinical and Professional Achievement, 2003
Outstanding Clinical Achievement Award – Touro College, 2003
Social Director, Physician Assistant Class of 2003
Treasurer. Pi Theta Epsilon Occupational Honor Society, 2001
President and founder, Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, 2000
Outstanding Junior Award – Quinnipiac College, 1998