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Christina M

- Research Program Mentor

MS candidate at Ithaca College


Anatomy & physiology, clinical medicine


Hi everyone! My name is Christina Minenna. I am a current Physician Assistant student at Ithaca College. Prior to coming to Ithaca College, I received an MS in Human Physiology from Boston University. I love learning about everything in the human body and I love teaching! In the future, I would like to work as a Physician Assistant in the emergency room as well as teach PA school/medical school classes. For fun, I like to play video games and I also like to play chess. I have 2 cats, their names are Sasquatch and Jasper. I currently live with my partner in upstate New York while we are both finishing our graduate programs. I look forward to meeting you!

Project ideas

Project ideas are meant to help inspire student thinking about their own project. Students are in the driver seat of their research and are free to use any or none of the ideas shared by their mentors.

Antiplatelet approaches for risk reduction/prevention of recurrent stroke after initial TIA or mild ischemic stroke

A critical literature review of the efficacy of different kinds of prophylactic antiplatelet pharmacological interventions that are utilized to prevent recurrent stroke after initial TIA or mild ischemic stroke.

The ways in which COVID-19 impact different races and why - a literature review

Studies show that Black communities and populations were much more likely to die from COVID-19 than their white counterparts. Why does this disparity exist?

Coding skills


Teaching experience

During my undergraduate years at Stony Brook University, I was a mentor, teaching assistant, and eventually the Training Officer for the collegiate ambulance corps on campus (SBVAC). Additionally, during my graduate years at Boston University, I was a graduate TA for a gross anatomy course as well as an undergraduate physiology lab.


Work experience

Stony Brook Volunteer Ambulance Corps (2015 - 2019)
Beth Israel Deaconess Health Care (2019 - 2021)
Medical Assistant


Stony Brook University
BS Bachelor of Science (2017)
Health Science
Boston University
MS Master of Science
Human Physiology
Ithaca College
MS Master of Science candidate
Physician Assistant Studies

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