Stephanie Pillai 2023
Director of Outreach and Experiential Learning


Stephanie completed both her undergraduate and graduate degrees at Clemson University, receiving a B.S. in Microbiology and a M.S. in Biological Sciences. After graduation she worked for a biopharmaceutical company performing pre-clinical research to investigate the effects of monoclonal antibody therapy on various autoimmune disease models. In addition, she volunteered as an Emergency Medical Technician with a local Rescue Squad. With a growing passion for medicine and patient care, Stephanie decided to make a career change in 2014. She enrolled in James Madison University's Physician Assistant Program, which she graduated from in 2017. She began practicing clinically in family medicine after graduation, where she specialized in preventive medicine, the management of diabetes mellitus, and medication-assisted treatment for opioid-use disorder. In 2020 she again returned to the classroom, but this time as an Assistant Professor within the Physician Assistant Program at Arcadia University. After 2.5 years with the program, Stephanie transitioned into her current role as Director of Clinical Outreach & Experiential Learning within the Physician Associate Program at Alvernia University. In addition, she continues to practice clinically in addiction medicine in the Philadelphia area.