Ronald Xavier Stavale


45 Ridge Road

Pleasant Ridge, Michigan, 48069-1121


[email protected]


Grandson of Natale Salvatore Stavale (1888-1958) San Giacomo di Cerzeto, Cosenza, Calabria  & Teresa   Talarico (1883-1964), Petrona, Catanzaro, Calabria, Italy

 Son of Vincenzo (James) Stavale (1914-2001) & Martha Mary Kenny (1916-1982).

 Born in City of Detroit, State of Michigan, on July 12th, 1950.

 Brothers:  Robert 1949, Richard 1953, and Raphael 1957.

 Married to Catherine Ann Ugorowski on Belle Isle, Detroit, Michigan  18/6/1988.

 Daughters; Emilia Ann Stavale 15/9/1993 and Julia Renee Stavale 15/3/1994.





1981 - 1983                Bachelor of Science in Medicine, Physician Assistant Studies

                                   Western Michigan University

                                   Kalamazoo, Michigan 


                                   Completed sophomore year of Bachelor of Science in Nursing

                                   Wayne State University, 1979-1981

                                   Detroit, Michigan






August 2006             Physician Assistant, Department of Medicine, Providence - St.                                                      John Hospital, Southfield, Michigan.


February 2006          Director, Physician Assistant Services, Sinai-Grace Hospital, Detroit,   

- July 2006                 Michigan.

                                    Responsible for the Physician Assistant Service at Sinai-Grace Hospital encompassing eight service lines and sixty-five Physician Assistants.


2005 2006                Supervisor, Cardiology Physician Assistant Service

Clinical and administrative responsibilities over eighteen Physician    

Assistants. Sinai-Grace Hospital, Detroit, Michigan


2002 - 2005                 Physician Assistant, Cardiology Service, Department of Medicine

                                    Sinai-Grace Hospital, Detroit, Michigan


1999 - 2002                 Physician Assistant, Hospital Physician Group/Michigan Hospitalist

                                    Troy, Michigan 

                                    Staff privileges at Select Specialty Hospital, Henry Ford Wyandotte and

                                    the Detroit Medical Center                                    


1991 - 1999                 Supervisor, Physician Assistant Services, Department of Medicine

                                    Harper Hospital, Detroit, Michigan      

                                    Clinical and Administrative Responsibilities                                                                         

1988 - 1991                 Physician Assistant, Department of Medicine

                                    Harper Hospital, Detroit, Michigan


1984 - 1988                 Physician Assistant

                                    Grace Hospital, Department of Medicine        

                                    Detroit, Michigan  


1974 -1981                  Paramedic

                                    Detroit Fire Department

                                    Detroit, Michigan






1998 Present          Guest Lecturer, University of Detroit Mercy Physician Assistant Program


1998 Present          Guest Lecturer, Wayne State University, Physician Assistant Program


2006                           Member, Physician Assistant Recruitment and Retention Committee,

                                   Detroit Medical Center


2006                           Program coordination and recruitment of six physician assistants to

                                   replace the outgoing Orthopedic Residency Program at Sinai-Grace            



2004 - 2005                Acute STMI Pathway Committee

                                   Planning and implementation of a pathway to ensure 90 minute door to                                    balloon time at Sinai-Grace Hospital


2004 - 2005                Coordination and implementation of a Chest Pain Unit,

                                   Sinai-Grace Hospital


2004 - Present          Chairperson, Michigan Physician Assistant Political Action Commit         


2001 - 2003               Treasurer, Board of Directors

                                  Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants


1996 - 1997               Wayne State University Physician Assistant Program Task Force.

                                Developed Curriculum and fulfilled criteria for creation and accreditation            

                                   of a Physician Assistant Program at Wayne State University


1994 -1997                Member, Mid-level Credentialing Committee, Harper Hospital      


1994 - Present          Past Chair and current member, Legislative Committee

                                   Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants







2006                          University of Detroit Mercy College of Health Professions

                            Advisory Board    


1997 - 2000               State Task Force on Physician Assistants, Michigan Board of Medicine.


2000 - 2004               Appointed for two terms by Governor John Engler


1999 & 2004             Physician Assistant of the Year

                            Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants






                                   NCCPA Certification



                                   NIH Stroke Certification






                                   Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants

                                   American Academy of Physician Assistants






Environmental Studies, Aboriginal Native American Studies, Wilderness Backpacking, Outdoors, Gardening, Genealogy, Music/Acoustic Guitar, Woodworking and Luthier, Member of Greenpeace






                                    Paul Ragatzki, M.D., DMC & William Beaumont Hospital

                                    Ernie Yoder, M.D., Medical Director St. John-Providence Hospital

                                    Mohammed Siddique, M.D., Medical Director, Sinai-Grace Hospital