Pennsylvania Institute of Technology
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Meet the Faculty!


Lea Capobianco
Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs
Programs: Clinical Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomy Short Certificate, EKG Short Certificate, Medical Billing and Coding, Electronic Health Records, Allied Health-Clinical Medical Assistant, Allied Health-Medical Billing and Coding, Allied Health-Pharmacy Technician, Medical Billing Coding Short Certificate


Dr. Lea Capobianco has been the Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs for three years, the Program Manager for Allied Health and Electronic Health Records for one year, and an instructor at P.I.T. for four years.

Dr. Capobianco graduated from the University of the Philippines with a BS in Zoology and then with an MD. She completed her Residency in Internal Medicine and appointed Chief Resident during her 4th year. Thereafter, she practiced as an internist.

She moved to Canada and completed her fellowship in Cancer Pain and Palliative Medicine at the Cross Cancer Institute and Grey Nuns Hospital, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston in 2004. She has written research studies that were published and presented internationally.

She moved to Philadelphia and worked in ENT and Voice and was an affiliate staff of Drexel College of Medicine. In 2008, she joined P.I.T. as an adjunct instructor teaching clinical courses in the School of Professional Programs in the CC location. Only a few months into the program, she was promoted to Program Manager in the School of Professional Programs. In 2010, she was appointed Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs and is currently based in the CC location

Dr. Capobianco is an avid knitter and reader. She lives with her husband, Dominic, and her handsome cat, Rusty.


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