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Jul 25 2014

NSF Awards Grant to NYIT Professor for Workshop on Gaming and Therapy

Jul 25 2014

Arkansas Higher Education Board Certifies New NYIT Medical School Site in Jonesboro

Jul 17 2014

Medical Students Transition from Classroom to Clinic

Jul 15 2014

NYIT Awards Research Grants

Jul 15 2014

NYIT’s M.S. in Instructional Technology Approved in Abu Dhabi

Aug 04 2014

B.S./D.O. Enrollment Day

Aug 05 2014

Graduate Tuesdays

Aug 05 2014

NYIT Transfer Student Orientation Day 1!

Aug 06 2014

NYIT Transfer Student Orientation Day 2!

Aug 12 2014

Graduate Tuesdays

Lieutenant General Patricia D. Horoho

LTG Patricia Horoho

Lieutenant General Patricia D. Horoho

Commanding General, United States Army Medical Command
The Surgeon General, United States Army
Doctor of Science

Lieutenant General Patricia D. Horoho assumed command of the U.S. Army Medical Command and was sworn in as the 43rd Army Surgeon General in December 2011. LTG Horoho has held every level of leadership in Army medicine to include positions as Deputy Surgeon General; Chief of the US Army Nurse Corps; Commander, Western Regional Medical Command; Commander, Madigan Army Medical Center; Commander, Walter Reed Health Care System; Commander, DeWitt Health Care Network; and Special Assistant to the Commander, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, Afghanistan.

LTG Horoho earned her B.S. in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received her M.S. degree as a Clinical Trauma Nurse Specialist from the University of Pittsburgh. She is a resident graduate of the Army's Command and General Staff College and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, where she earned a second M.S. degree in National Resource Strategy.

Recognitions include selection in 1993 by "The Great 100" as one of the top 100 nurses in North Carolina. In the same year, LTG Horoho was selected as Fort Bragg's Supervisor of the Year. She deployed to Haiti with the Army's first Health Facility Assessment Team. In 1998, she co-authored a chapter on training at field hospitals, published by the U.S. Army Reserve Command Surgeon. She was honored by Time Life Publications in December 2001 for her actions at the Pentagon on 9/11. In September 2002, she was among 15 nurses selected by the American Red Cross and Nursing Spectrum to receive national recognition as a “Nurse Hero.” In April 2009, she was selected as the USO’s “Woman of the Year,” and in May became an affiliate faculty with the Pacific Lutheran University School of Nursing, Tacoma, Washington.

In May 2010, the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences appointed LTG Horoho as Distinguished Professor in the Graduate School of Nursing. She was awarded the Helen Manzen Award from the New York University College of Nursing for exemplary leadership on behalf of the the health of the nation in May 2013. In September, she was honored by the American Red Cross with the 2013 Women Who Care Humanitarian Award. She currently serves as a member of the Uniformed Services University Board of Regents.

LTG Horoho’s military awards and citations include the Superior Unit Citation, Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, and France's National Order of Legion of Honor, Chevalier (Knight) Award.