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Robin Nefirteria Hunter Buskey

Robin Nefirteria Hunter Buskey, American physician assistant. License physical therapist, New York, physician assistant. Recipient Academy Achievement and Student Involvement award Council of License Physiotherapists, 1981, General Excellence award Physician Assistant State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1985, Distinguished Alumnus award, 1996, Innovation in Health Care Program award, 1997.

Background

  • Buskey, Robin Nefirteria Hunter was born on September 23, 1959 in New York City. Daughter of Robert Lee and Areithia Arnet (Daniels) Hunter.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1981. Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1985.

    Career

    • Physical therapist VA, Bronx, New York, 1981-1982. Physiotherapist Montefiore Hospital Medical Center, 1982-1989. Physician assistant City Hospital Center, Elmhurst, New York, 1985-1986.

      Oral practical examiner New York State Board for Physical Therapy, Albany, 1986-1991. Physical therapist Progressive Home Health Agency, Bronx, 1987-1994. Physician assistant Montefiore Hospital Medical Center, 1987-1989, Board of Professional Medical Conduct, Albany, 1989-1997.

      Chief physician assistant Gurwin Jewish Geriatric Center, Commack, New York, 1989-1994. Physician assistant Sound Shore Medical Center Westchester (formerly New Rochelle Hospital Medical Center), New Rochelle, 1994-1997, Reality House, New York City, 1996-1997, Caromont Internal Medicine, Gastonia, North Carolina, 1997—2003, Federal Medical Center, Butner, since 2003. Member North Carolina Medical Board, since 2000.

      Clinical instructor in geriatric curriculum City University of New York Harlem Physician Assistant Program, State University of New York at Downstate-Brooklyn Physician Assistant Program, State University of New York at Stony Brook Physician Assistant Program, Touro College Physician Assistant Program. Member dean's advisory committee School Allied Health Professions State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1983—1984, physician assistant program admissions committee member, 1983—1994. Conference speaker and presenter in field.

    Major achievements

    • License physical therapist, New York, physician assistant.

    Membership

    Member of Physician Assistant Foundation (president 1999—2001), North Carolina Medical Society, North Carolina Academy Physician Assistants, New York State Society Physician Assistants 1996-1997, (minority affairs committee member 1985-1986, Outstanding Leadership award 1994), American Academy Physician Assistants (student minority affairs committee chairperson 1984-1985, committee member 1985-1986, minority affairs committee project access team leader and participant, scholarship committee member 1989-1994, African American special interest group moderator 1993-1994, clinical skills examiner National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants 1994-1996), Zeta Phi Beta (Theta Kappa chapter, Delta Mu Zeta chapter).

    Connections

    • Children: Veronica Rose Buskey, Bennett Garrison Buskey.
    • father: Robert Lee Hunter
    • mother: Areithia Arnet (Daniels) Hunter
    • children: Veronica Rose Buskey
    • Bennett Garrison Buskey
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    Born September 23, 1959
    (age 58)
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