Dawn Colomb-Lippa, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant

An important extender and contributor to NOSS’ orthopedics team, Dawn is a highly-skilled, highly-capable physician assistant. As a professor in Quinnipiac University’s Physician Assistant Studies program and a Senior Instructor of Biology, she teaches future physician assistants. Dawn is also a peer reviewer for the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (JAAPA) and is the departmental editor of the Quick Recertification Series in JAAPA.

Through a variety of physician assistant (PA) roles, Dawn has gained vital and diverse experience that she brings to each person’s unique condition or concern. She has served as a surgical PA at Hartford Hospital, an emergency-medicine PA at Sharon Hospital and Charlotte-Hungerford Hospital and an orthopaedic-surgery PA at another practice before joining NOSS. Dawn also reviews abstracts for the American Academy of Physician Assistants’ Clinical and Scientific Affairs Council.

Education and Qualifications

  • Certified: Physician Assistant Certification, National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
  • Licensure: Connecticut Physician Assistant License
  • MHS: Master of Health Science-Physician Assistant, Quinnipiac College, Hamden, CT
  • BS: Occupational Therapy, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY
  • Adjunct Professor: Physician Assistant Studies, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT
  • Member: American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), Connecticut Academy of Physician Assistants, Society for the Preservation of Physician Assistant History, Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery