Monica Wellings, RPA-C
Registered Physician Assistant

Monica Wellings graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2004 with dual majors in Psychology and Biology.  She completed her Physician Assistant education at Chatham College, Pittsburgh, PA.   Afterwards, she gained experience in surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore, MD) and Thomas Jefferson Hospital (Philadelphia, PA) as well as with oncology at the Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN) and hospital medicine at Geisinger Clinic in Pennsylvania.   Currently, she works part time with Cayuga Orthopedics as well as per diem at Cayuga Medical Center’s  Convenient Care locations.

Cayuga Orthopedics
16 Brentwood, Suite A
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 272-7000
Fax: (607) 272-4604

Education

Master in Physician Assistant Studies, Chatham College (Pittsburgh, PA)

Bachelor of Sciences in Biology and Psychology, University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)

Research

“A randomized three-arm neoadjuvant and adjuvant feasibility and toxicity study of a GM­CSF secreting allogeneic pancreatic cancer vaccine administered either alone or in combination with either a single intravenous dose or daily metronomic oral doses of cyclophosphamide for the treatment of patients with surgically resected adenocarcinoma of the pancreas.” Laheru, D. et. al. (Co-Investigator).
“Wellness and Intervention in an Adult Population within a Collegiate Setting.” Presented May 27, 2006 at AAPA conference, San Francisco, CA. Gray K, Hopwood A, Wellings M

Certifications

New York State Physician Assistant License

Pennsylvania Physician Assistant License

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

ACLS/BLS, American Heart Association

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Drug Enforcement Administration License

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