Denise Rizzolo

Denise Rizzolo, PhD, PA-C

Academic Faculty
Completion Program
163 William Street, 5th floor
New York, NY 10038
Phone: 212-618-6050
Office Hours: Please schedule via email 



PhD, Health Science, Seton Hall University
MS, Physician Assistant, University of Medicine and Dentistry/Seton Hall University
BS, Exercise Physiology, Rutgers University

Courses Taught:

Online Completion Program

Research, Scholarship, Creative Works:

Research interests are in determining effective stress management techniques. Dissertation work was on The Effects of Yoga, Humor and Reading on Stress. Presenter at the Physician Assistant Education Association Conference and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Representative Publications:

Trainham L, Rizzolo D, Diwan A, Lucas T. Emergency management of high-energy pelvic trauma. JAAPA, 2015; 28(12):28-33.

Massey S, Holmerud D, Hammond J, Preston T, Tipton L, Rizzolo D. Correlation of the physician assistant education association end of rotation examinations with the physician assistant national certifying examination. J Physician Assist Educ. 2015;26(3):144-6.

Roberts AL, Rizzolo D. Systemic lupus erythematosus: An update on treat-to-target. JAAPA. 2015;28(9):22-28.

Gershan J, Rizzolo D. Understanding brugada syndrome. JAAPA. 2015;28(6):32-36.

Porta K, Rizzolo D. Preventing group B streptococcal infection in newborns. JAAPA. 2015;28(3):24-29.

Teaching Innovations:

Interactive case based teaching

Service Contributions:

Special Interest Group Representative on Oral Health for the AAPA