Shannon Vassallo is a certified physician assistant from the physician assistant program at Mercy College, NY. She gained valuable experience while working in South Bronx NY including trauma, and a range of chronic ailments. Her compassion allowed her to overcome the language and socioeconomic barriers posed by a very diverse patient population. Ms. Vassallo spent 2 years in cutting edge research involving genetics and medication trials.
Ms. Vassallo is passionate about working in pain management. She attributes this largely to her experience in the trauma setting treating patients in severe pain. She strives to help her patients get back to living a pain free and more fulfilling life.
Ms. Vassallo likes to spend her spare time playing the piano. She also enjoys photography of wildlife while hiking. She recently started getting involved in road biking to pursue her interest for riding-for-a-cause to raise money for medicine and research.
Master of Health Sciences,
Mercy College, NY PA Program
Bachelor of Science Majoring in Biology
College of Mount Saint Vincent, NY