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Faculty Bio
Michael De Rosa
MPH, PhD, PA-C


Born and raised in southern California, Dr. De Rosa attended Occidental College and UCLA, earning an undergraduate degree in Psychobiology and his doctorate in Neuroscience studying specimens from the Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Program. He completed two postdoctoral fellowships in neuroimmunology working at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and Berlex Biosciences.

 


 

 

 


Dr. De Rosa joined the SMU community in 1999 when he was hired to teach Human Gross Anatomy in the new Master Physician Assistant program. The following year Dr. De Rosa became an Academic Coordinator. In 2004, Dr. De Rosa returned to school earning degrees in Public Health and Physician Assistant Studies at Touro University, California.

 

 


 

 

 


In addition to chairing the Physician Assistant Department, Dr. De Rosa works in a busy family practice clinic in Berkeley, California.

 

Courses Taught

PA 602/604 Medical Physiology and Mechanisms of Disease


PA 623 OB/GYN


PA 630 History and Role of the PA

 

 


PA 660-662 Integrating Seminar

 

 


PA 621 Medicine

 

Professional and Community Service and Professional Memberships


American Academy of Physician Assistants

 


California Academy of Physician Assistants

 

 


San Francisco Bay Area Physician Assistants

 

 


Physician Assistant Education Association

 

 


Kerry's Kids (Board of Directors)

 

Contact Info

Name
Michael De Rosa
MPH, PhD, PA-C
Title
Assistant Professor/Department Chair
Department
Master Physician Assistant
Email

Faculty Profile

Michael De Rosa
Michael
DeRosa
MPH, PhD, PA-C
Assistant Professor/Department Chair
Master Physician Assistant
MDeRosa@samuelmerritt.edu
510-869-8821


Born and raised in southern California, Dr. De Rosa attended Occidental College and UCLA, earning an undergraduate degree in Psychobiology and his doctorate in Neuroscience studying specimens from the Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Program. He completed two postdoctoral fellowships in neuroimmunology working at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and Berlex Biosciences.

 


 

 

 


Dr. De Rosa joined the SMU community in 1999 when he was hired to teach Human Gross Anatomy in the new Master Physician Assistant program. The following year Dr. De Rosa became an Academic Coordinator. In 2004, Dr. De Rosa returned to school earning degrees in Public Health and Physician Assistant Studies at Touro University, California.

 

 


 

 

 


In addition to chairing the Physician Assistant Department, Dr. De Rosa works in a busy family practice clinic in Berkeley, California.

 

PA 602/604 Medical Physiology and Mechanisms of Disease


PA 623 OB/GYN


PA 630 History and Role of the PA

 

 


PA 660-662 Integrating Seminar

 

 


PA 621 Medicine

 


American Academy of Physician Assistants

 


California Academy of Physician Assistants

 

 


San Francisco Bay Area Physician Assistants

 

 


Physician Assistant Education Association

 

 


Kerry's Kids (Board of Directors)

 

History

Member for
8 years 8 months