Faculty and Staff

Yale PA Online courses are authored and designed by Yale School of Medicine faculty. Live class sessions are led by professors who work closely with students both during class and during weekly live office hours.

The Yale PA Online team includes:

Elizabeth Roessler,

Interim Program Director, Assistant Professor

Jacqui Comshaw, MPA

Associate Program Director

PA Program- Faculty portraits

Mark Perazella, MD

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology); Medical Director, PA Online Program; Medical Director, PA Program

Genevieve Cabrera

Senior Administrative Assistant, PA Online

Shannon Giddens, PharmD


Jonathan Kilstrom, MPAS, PA-C, NRP

Assistant Professor Adjunct, Chair of Admissions

Linda L. Lang, R.N., MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA

Assistant Professor Adjunct

Jane McDaniel, MS, MLS(ASCP)SC

Lecturer, Director of Alumni Affairs, Emeritus Chair of Admissions

Stephanie L. Neary, M.P.A., M.M.Sc., PA-C

Assistant Professor Adjunct, Director of Didactic Education

Mary Showstark, MPAS, PA-C

Assistant Professor Adjunct, Director of Virtual Interprofessional Education

William B. Stewart, PhD

Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief, Section of Anatomy

Alexandria Garino,

Associate Dean for Physician Associate and Assistant Education, Assistant Professor

Emily Daly, M.S.

Associate Director of Admissions and Registrar