Associate Professor, Physician Assistant Studies
Program Director, Physician Assistant Studies
B.S. in Biology, Penn State University, 1985
B.S. in Physician Assistant Studies, Hahnemann University, 1987
MDiv (Master’s in Divinity) Palmer Theological Seminary, 2010
DMin (Doctorate in Ministry), Palmer Theological Seminary, in progress
National Commission in the Certification of Physician Assistants
Pennsylvania Emergency Medical Technician
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
General Internal Medicine including practicing in the office, home, hospital and nursing home settings.
Academic and Research Interests:
Type II Diabetes, Cholesterol Metabolism and Management, Gerontology and Geriatrics, Medical Ethics
Jesse A. Coale received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Penn State University (he is still an avid Penn State football fan) and then went on to receive his Bachelor of Physician Assistant Studies from Hahnemann University.
He has worked in general Internal Medicine since his graduation first as a house officer for Delaware County Memorial Hospital and for the last 25 years in a private internal medicine practice that also specializes in geriatric medicine in all practice settings including the office, the hospital, the home and nursing home. He has extensive experience treating diabetes and diabetes education as well as cholesterol management. He has been a preceptor for the Drexel, PCOM and PhilaU PA programs for many years and loves to teach students.
Jesse has been certified Emergency Medical Technician for the past 25 years and until recently ran with the Riddle Memorial Advanced Life Support Unit in Delaware County, Pa. He has been an EMT instructor for the past 10 years and continues to teach in the EMT program at Delaware County Community College.
Jesse has been a licensed pastor in the United Methodist Church for the past 15 years. He served as an associate pastor working in the area of family life for two years before becoming the senior pastor of Christ United Methodist Church in Broomall, PA.
Jesse has lived in Aston, Pa with his with Judy for the past 25 years. They have two grown children.