David Lau, PA-C

Academic Director, Physician Assistant Program
Clinical Assistant Professor
School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 



  • Clinical Skills I
  • Clinical Skills II
  • Technical Skills I – Basic Life Support
  • Clinical Skills III
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Technical Skills II – Advanced Cardiac Life Support Simulation Medicine – Pediatric Advanced Life Support


  • Physician Assistant Education
  • Teaching Postgraduate Education


  • BS, The City College of New York; Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education
  • MS – Touro University

Academic Profile

David Lau is a proud graduate of the Harlem Hospital Physician Assistant Program in 1990 which is now called CUNY School of Medicine, The City College of New York – Physician Assistant Program.  He received his MS from Touro University.  He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (DFAAPA).  He works full-time as Academic Director in FDU Physician Assistant Program.  He loves to teach physician assistant students, especially in board preparation.  His favorite courses are electrocardiography, procedural skills, and emergency medicine.  He works per-diem as a clinical practicing PA in the emergency department at Woodhull Hospital in Brooklyn, New York.  David Lau is an active BCLS, ACLS, and PALS instructor.  He volunteers with the New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Medical Reserve Corps as medical personnel during the New York City Marathon.  Furthermore, he participates with the American Heart Association in which he teaches community CPR.

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