David DeFilippo, DHSc, MBA, MSPAS, PA-C

David DeFilippo DHSc, MBA, MSPAS, PA-C

Chair of the Physician Assistant Program

Program Director of the Physician Assistant Program 

Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies 


DHSc, Nova Southeastern University

MBA, Temple University

Teaching in Higher Education Certificate, Temple University

MSPAS, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

BS, Bio-Behavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University 

Research Interests

Emergency Medicine

Public Health, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

Interdisciplinary Education

Global Health




As Chair and Program Director of the Physician Assistant Program, he brings to the program over 10 years of experience in PA education as a didactic education director, clinical preceptor, and professor. He has been the course director of over 12 different courses in the areas of research, patient assessment, dermatology, foundations of medical science, cardiology, psychiatry, surgery, and emergency medicine. Dr. DeFilippo has also mentored graduate student capstone research projects and acted as primary faculty advisor for an interdisciplinary global health medical mission student group. 

Contact Information

Office location: IPEX, Room 216
Mailing address: Box 27
University of Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495
Office Phone: 215-596-7146
Office Fax: 215-596-7147

ddefilippo [at] usciences [dot] edu