John Labrano has extensive professional experience in medicine and health. He currently practices as a physician assistant in New York City.
He is a member of the medical staff at Mt Sinai Roosevelt Hospital Emergency Department. He graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin and earned his PA degree from the University of California Berkeley School of Medicine.
Early Life and Education
John Labrano was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York and spent most of his adult life as a chef/restauranteur at various Italian restaurants. After serving in the United States Marine Corps from 1957 to 1963, he lived for several years in Plantation, Florida before relocating to Verona, New Jersey in 1998. Unfortunately, John was predeceased by both of his parents – Leo and Rose Lubrano.
In 1937, Katharine White hired Lobrano as fiction editor of The New Yorker magazine. This position covered key moments in their history–from Harold Ross to William Shawn–and produced a scholarly document that Wolcott Gibbs later published in his “The Years with Ross.” Gibbs described this document as “a hell of a rich cake,” made up of layers with nuts and candied fruit, layered with raspberry jam and marzipan frosting topped off with buttercream frosting.
John Labrano is a former major league relief pitcher and one of baseball’s most decorated amateur baseball coaches. After stints with the Orioles, Yankees, Royals and Angels throughout his career, he is now the head coach at St. John the Baptist College in Long Island.
Even though his professional baseball career came to an end over a year ago, he still considers winning a World Series title for the New York Yankees as his most memorable moment. A self-described nerd, he also works as an award-winning journalist and accomplished horse trainer. Additionally, he wrote Limbo which takes an insightful and humorous look at an overlooked aspect of American culture: people who grew up in blue-collar homes but find themselves working in white collar jobs far removed from what their parents expected.
Achievements and Honors
John Labrano is a well-known figure in the Coachella Valley and his professional accomplishments have been recognized by numerous organizations. Currently, he teaches at the University of California, Riverside.
In April 2015, he was honored with the Horace Mann Medal by the Brown Graduate School in recognition of his remarkable contributions to biology. Additionally, he is a member of both the National Academy of Sciences USA and Academia Sinica (National Academy) from Taiwan.
He is also the owner of Red Barn restaurant in Palm Desert, which was shut down by the state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control on May 22 due to an unrelated complaint. On June 1, 2011, however, the Red Barn Restaurant suffered extensive fire damage.
John Labrano is a handsome young man with an exciting future. He recently engaged Helen Margaret Hill, who works for the British Isles Buying Agency in London.
On April 30th, Miss Hill plans to tie the knot. A graduate of Amherst College and law student at New York University School of Law, Miss Hill holds a degree from both institutions.
Recently, John expressed his pride in his family. He has six brothers and a sister.
One of his brothers is a retired naval officer and another an ex-US Army infantry officer; his sister works as an attorney. He enjoys swimming and playing tennis, is an excellent swimmer, has many friends, and enjoys reading books.