Sandra Banas

Sandra Banas

Associate Medical Educator

Professional Experience

Sandra Banas, MST, RPA-C is currently a Chair and Assistant Professor of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Ms Banas has been a PA for 30 years. Her clinical experience includes positions in family medicine, cardiology, inpatient medicine and urgent care. In addition to her clinical experience, Ms Banas has seven years of formal teaching experience in Physician Assistant Education.

Professional Associations

  • Physician Assistant Education Association
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Central New York Physician Assistant Association

Medical Interests

  • Cardiology
  • Laboratory medicine


  • MT (ASCP)
  • NYS Permanent Teaching Certification in Secondary Education Biology & Chemistry.


  • BS Biology State University of New York-College at Geneso, Geneso NY
  • BS Medical Technology SUNY Upstate Medical University, Geneso NY
  • PA Certificate Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
  • MS Teaching LeMoyne College, Syracuse, NY