Our Authors

Mark Volpe, MPH, MMSc, PA-C

Mark Volpe, MPH, MMSc, PA-C is a Physician Assistant practicing in outpatient internal medicine and urgent care in Connecticut. He graduated from the Yale University PA Program in 2015, where he played a role in several aspects of the admissions process throughout three admissions cycles. He completed his MPH from Southern Connecticut State University and his BS from the University of Connecticut. He has a particular interest in PA program admissions, education, and physician assistant research. During and after Yale, Mark has been published in several peer reviewed journals, served as a special advisor to the BHSc program at Southern Connecticut State University,  served on the admissions committee of the University of Saint Joseph PA Program in West Hartford, CT, and is a guest lecturer in their public health and clinical medicine courses. Additionally, Mark precepts students from the Yale University PA Program and the University of Saint Joseph. 

Brittany Hogan, MMSc, PA-C

Brittany Hogan, MMSc, PA-C is a Physician Assistant practicing neurosurgery in Rhode Island. She graduated from the Yale University PA Program in 2016. Brittany earned her BS from Fordham University in 2010, where she played for the division 1 women’s soccer team. She worked in New York City as an EEG technician and then in Boston as a health and wellness coach prior to attending PA school. Brittany has numerous publications and has won awards for her scholarly achievements. She has a passion for teaching and mentoring, and precepts students from Johnson & Wales and Bryant University PA programs.