Updates for Faculty & Staff

Faculty and Staff Accomplishments and News

Jul 14 2014

Accomplishments

Lawrence Herman (lherman@nyit.edu), chair of the Department of Physician Assistant (PA) Studies, was named chair of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, which represents 100,000 PAs and students. He is also one of 24 leaders from across the United States recently appointed to the American College of Cardiology's Cardiometabolic Think Tank. Their last meeting was June 20 in Washington, D.C.

A research poster presented by David Jackson, D.H.Sc. (djacks01@nyit.edu), associate professor of physician assistant studies, won first place for its sound methodology, analysis, and well-thought conclusions at the 2014 American Academy of Physician Assistants Conference. The poster explores "Physician Assistant Return Rates to Health Professional Shortage Areas."

Sue Neville, Ph.D., (sneville@nyit.edu), professor and chair of the Department of Nursing, and Maureen Cardoza, Ph.D., (mcardoza@nyit.edu), assistant professor of nursing, received funding for the third year (2014-2015) of their Comprehensive Geriatric Education Program Grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). They also achieved certification as Trainers for Team STEPPS from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, part of the U.S. Department for Health and Human Services and HRSA, June 25-26 in Rockville, Md.

News

Susana Case, Ph.D. (shcase@nyit.edu), professor and program coordinator for behavioral sciences at NYIT-Manhattan, published the poem, "Grace Kelly at the Flemings Hotel," in Hawai'i Pacific Review. Read more.

Hui-Yin Hsu, Ph.D. (hhsu02@nyit.edu), associate professor of teacher education, and Shiang-Kwei Wang, Ph.D. (shiang-kwei.wang@nyit.edu), associate dean of the School of Education, presented the paper, "Audioblogs and Mobile Devices to Assist English Language Learning," at the 2014 International Society for Technology in Education Conference, June 29 in Atlanta. Hsu's mini-webinar, "Making Connections Among Literacy Methods Courses, Field Experience, Student Teaching, and edTPA," was also accepted and published on the Commission for Independent Colleges and Universities' Video Library for Faculty Professional Development. Watch the video.

Kate E. O'Hara, Ph.D. (kohara@nyit.edu), assistant professor of instructional technology, published the article, "From Filtering to Freire: Critical Use of the Internet in Urban Classrooms," in the peer-reviewed Journal of Arts and Humanities. Read more.

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