Updates for Faculty & Staff

Faculty and Staff Accomplishments and News

Dec 10 2013

Accomplishments

Cheryl Hall, D.H.Sc. (chall@nyit.edu), assistant professor of physical therapy and academic coordinator of clinical education, presented the research poster, "What's All the 'Hype' about Skype? The Effectiveness of Video Calling in Clinical Education," at the 2013 American Physical Therapy Association's Education Leadership Conference, Oct. 4-6 in Portland, Ore. In addition, an interview with Hall will be included in an upcoming issue of Advance for Physical Therapy and Rehab Medicine. She discusses the challenges of providing home health care services to children in her early intervention practice.

The Journal of Geriatrics and Palliative Care appointed Susan Neville, Ph.D., R.N. (sneville@nyit.edu), professor and chair of the Department of Nursing, to its editorial board.

News

health fair

B. Suzy Diggle-Fox, R.N. (bdigglef@nyit.edu), instructor of nursing, oversaw students from various NYIT health programs who participated in a daily health fair, Nov. 4-8 during National Health Professions Week. She is pictured above at far right. Read more.

WBAL radio station in Baltimore aired an interview on Dec. 2 with Lawrence Herman (lherman@nyit.edu), associate professor and chairperson of the Department of Physician Assistant (PA) Studies, and president of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. He discusses the demand for PAs in light of the Affordable Care Act. Read more.

Lisa Sparacino (lsparaci@nyit.edu), instructor of nursing, and Susan Neville, Ph.D., R.N. (sneville@nyit.edu), professor and chair of the Department of Nursing, are quoted in the November 2013 issue of the Advance for Nurses newsletter about their expertise in post-intensive care syndrome.

The British Journal of Education, Society, and Behavioural Science invited Ernst VanBergeijk, Ph.D. (evanberg@nyit.edu), associate dean and executive director of the NYIT Vocational Independence Program, to act as a peer reviewer.

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