James Zapata, Fellow
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies Director of Assessment for Physician Assistant Studies Faculty of Emergency Medicine, Behavioral Health, and Correctional Medicine
Office Phone: E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Office Location: G119 Office Hours: By appointment
|Fellow||Emergency Medicine Fellowship||Arrowhead Regional Medical Center||December 2020|
|D.M.Sc.||Advanced Professional Practice||University of Lynchburg||January 2022|
|M.S.||Physician Assistant||Western University of Health Sciences||July 2019|
|B.S.||Human Biology with Minor in Biblical Studies||Biola University||May 2015|
|A.A.||Liberal Studies||Saddleback College||August 2012|
IHI Quality & Safety Certificate
CITI Biomedical Research Certificate
CITI Retrospective Research Certificate
CITI Social Behavioral Research Certificate
CAPA Controlled Substance Educational Certificate
CBEHX Cancer Biology & Genetic Certificate
FEMA Professional Development Series
MOUD Waiver Certification
Acute Clinical Reasoning
Clinical Skills & Procedures
Summer Preparedness & Readiness Course
Organismal Biology Laboratory
Cellular & Molecular Biology Laboratory
Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests
Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU
University of La Verne
Western University of Health Sciences
Arrowhead Regional Medical Center Emergency Medicine Fellowship
Research, Presentations, & Publications
Zapata, J. (2023, October 7). Emergency Department Strategies for Rate and Rhythm Control of Atrial Fibrillation. California Academy of Physician Associates Conference 2023, Anaheim, California, United States.
Chang-Letherer, C., Ontiveros, H., Zapata, J., Chung, K., Stahovich, M. A., & Barnes, J. (2023, October 11). Getting Good at Giving Bad News: A Telemedicine Teaching Guide. Physician Assistant Education Association Forum 2023, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.
Zapata, J., Akopian, E., & Yvanovich, A. (2023). Strategies for rate and rhythm control of atrial fibrillation in the ED. Journal of American Academy of Physician Assistants, 36(8), 21. Doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000944600.04370.48
Zapata, J., Paamoni, A., Rinard, B., Abdou, A., Zimmer, D., Letherer C. (2021). The Watchman device for preventing stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation. Journal of American Academy of Physician Assistants 34 (10), 33-38. doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000769672.18363.3f
Zapata, James (2021). Emergency Department Strategies for Rate and Rhythm Control of Atrial Fibrillation. Lynchburg Journal of Medical Science 3 (4), 75.
Zapata, J., Zimmer, D., Rinard, B., Abdou, A., Paamoni, and A., Letherer, C. (2020). Advancements in Diagnosis and Screening of Atrial Fibrillation. The Cardiology Advisor, 1 (1), 1-2.
Zapata, J., Zimmer, D., Rinard, B., Abdou, A., Paamoni, and A., Letherer, C. (2020). Advancements in Diagnosis and Screening of Atrial Fibrillation. The Clinical Advisor, 4 (1), 16-22.
Community Service & Involvement
Underserved Healthcare Street Team, Medical Provider, Vituity Cares Foundation
Health sciences workshops, Presenter, Vista del Lago Health Academy
STEP Conference, Volunteer, Science and Tech Education Partnership
Interests & Hobbies
Health, Wellness, & Mindfulness
Obstacle Course, Endurance & Trail Races
Mentorship & Professional Development
I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me (Galatians 2:20).