Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee Honored for Professional and Public Service
Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee Honored for Professional and Public Service
Water-Energy Nexus Conference in China Tackles Global Issues
NYIT Celebrates M.B.A. Graduation at JUFE
NYIT Anatomy Professors Awarded NSF Grant for Evolutionary Studies
NYIT Expert to Lecture on Nation’s Physician Shortage and Poverty
Celebrate Older Americans Month in May by learning about the winners of NYIT's Vitality in Aging Contest. They were selected by students in the School of the Health Professions. The annual contest is organized by the NYIT Center for Gerontology and Geriatrics to honor older adults who engage in healthy lifestyles. Read more.
On Sunday April 21, 2013, members of the NYIT Physician Assistant Studies Class of 2015 participated in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) 2nd Annual Pineapple 5K Classic. The race, which was held on the NYIT campus in Old Westbury and concluded at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion, consisted of obstacles that the runners had to climb, crawl, and maneuver through along the way.
Team members raised over $6,600.00 for the LLS in just under 3 weeks! The team finished 3rd overall in fundraising and 3rd overall for the fastest race time for teams of 10 or more members. The Physician Assistant Class of 2015 ran in honor of Audrey DeMarco, who recently completed treatment, and Eugene Davoli, who is currently undergoing treatments.
Members of the team included: Cory Bazany, Pat Cazilas, Kyle Colquhoun, Colbie Cross, Kristen D'Altorio, Eric Daniels, Kate DeMarco, Katie O'Brien, Jordan Roberts, Allyson Ross, Steven Savery, Alissa Silverstein, Brittni Silvestri, Heather Tabolt, Jonathan Tan, Joelle Tanguy and Kristine Prazak, an assistant professor in the NYIT Department of Physician Assistant Studies.
|Listen to welcome message from Dr. Mindy Haar, program director, Clinical Nutrition, and read more about Dr. Haar.||Listen to Dean Pat Chute's welcome message to Clinical Nutrition students and read more about Dean Chute.|
The NYIT Department of Nursing has completed round one of its W.A.G.E: Workforce Advancement through Geriatric Education Core Course on March 9th and 16th and Advanced Course on April 6th and 13th. This program was fully funded through a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) at no cost to participants.
The program was designed to educate and prepare geriatric care providers with the skills necessary to address the physical, psychological and cultural issues existing in geriatric care settings and was run by HRSA Grant co-directors Susan Neville, Ph.D., R.N., Maureen Cardoza, Ph.D., R.N. and HRSA Grant Project Coordinator Professor Laura Friedland-Stulbaum, M.S., Ph.D(c).
Tobi Abrahmson, Ph.D., Director of the NYIT Center for Gerontology and Geriatrics and faculty expert on aging, Saundra Sirmans, MSN/Ed, RN, Jennifer Lincks, MA, RN, BC-ANP, CNAT and Phyllis S. Quinlan, RN-BC, Ph.D. were among the guest speakers. A total of 35 geriatric healthcare providers attended the Core Course and 31 Registered Nurses attended the advanced course.
Somdat Mahabir, PhD, MPH presented Early-Life Exposures and cancer Development Later in Life at the Dean Speaker Series April 4, 2013. This well attended presentation was both engaging and very informative. More..
Physical Therapy faculty members Dr. Peter Douris and Prof Teresa Ingenito, along with PA faculty member Prof. Barbara Piccariello, presented their research on "Martial Arts Training Attenuates Arterial Stiffness in Middle-aged Adults" at the most recent NYIT Provost Discovery Luncheon. The research has also been accepted for publication in the Asian Journal of Sports Medicine. Pictured (L to R) are School of Health Professions Dean Patricia Chute, Prof Ingenito, Prof. Piccariello, Dr. Douris and NYIT Provost Dr. Rahmat Shoureshi.
Class of 2015 DPT students, Joe Dias, Jennifer Weinman, John Nulty and Victoria Wilson participated in NYU 5K Run to benefit the Foundation for Physical Therapy. Established in 1979, the Foundation supports the physical therapy profession’s research needs in scientific research, clinical research, and health services research and willl continue to support the many researchers around the country who are now developing new treatments and approaches in so many arenas, such as orthopedics, geriatrics, pediatrics, neurology, chronic conditions, and cardiology. For more information about the Foundation, please go to http://foundation4pt.org/
The end of the semester is fast approaching……Exams, papers and clinical rotations are due and/ or coming to an end for this semester.
The last few weeks has presented many challenges to all as we move forward after the storm. Please be advised that the NYIT Center for Health and Wellness is available for you if you feel stressed and or need to talk. Your course and clinical professors have advisement and office hours should you need to make an appointment.
During this time of traditional Thanksgiving, please remember in your thoughts the many individuals that have been impacted by Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath.
Best Wishes to you and your family.
Dr. Susan Neville, The Nursing Faculty & Administrative Staff.
Counseling and Wellness Services
Old Westbury Campus
Harry Schure Hall
26 W. 61st Street
On November 14, 2012, NYIT senior nursing students enrolled in a Community Health Nursing Course and held a Health Promotion and Health Education Tabling Session at Salten Hall for NYIT students. The Nursing Students performed Blood pressure screening as well as presented information on STD's, Nutrition, Breast cancer screening and Diabetes. Pamphlets on all of the topics were available as well as a targeted poster on Diabetes. Many NYIT students took advantage of this health information and screening opportunity. Professor B. Suzy Diggle-Fox was the supervising professor for this experience.
Students from the School of Health Professions showed their support of Breast Cancer Awareness and Research on Oct. 23, 2012, by forming a Human Pink Ribbon!
On Sunday, October 21, several NYIT Nursing students accompanied by Professor B. Suzy Diggle-Fox and Dr. Carol Caico walked in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk at Jones Beach. There were over 60,000 participants which was a record number and the largest turn out of all the states.
Nursing faculty members presented a two-hour seasonal flu and vaccination skills workshop to registered nurses from the Nassau County Department of Health and the Medical Reserve Corps, Sept. 28 in Uniondale, N.Y. The workshop supports the academic/service partnership between the Nassau County Department of Health, the Nassau County Medical Reserve Corps, and NYIT's College of Osteopathic Medicine and School of Health Professions. Participants included:
Carey Szymczak, a second-year student in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies, has been elected as a student representative for the American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants. This is the third time in the past 10 years that a PA student from NYIT has been elected to a position in this national organization.