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Diane Bruessow

Assistant Professor Adjunct of Medicine (Physician Assistant Online Program); Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, PA Online Program

Contact Information

Diane Bruessow, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA

Mailing Address

  • PA Online Program

    PO BOx 208004

    New Have, Connecticut 06520

    United States

Research Summary

Research Interests:

  • Health care workforce
    • PA practice
    • Policy
  • Health disparities
    • Sexual orientation & Gender identity (SOGI)
    • Policy & Practice

Research to date:

  • Investigated PA practice performance improvement (PI) in domains where health disparities occur (Sexual orientation & gender identity, race & ethnicity, disability, health literacy and numeracy, food deserts/access)
    • Evaluated interventions
    • Explored duration/decay of professional behavioral change post-intervention


Research Interests

Competency-Based Education; Education, Medical; Gender Identity; Online Systems; Physician Assistants; Healthcare Disparities; Health Services for Transgender Persons; Transgender Persons; Gender Dysphoria; Sexual and Gender Minorities

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Selected Publications