NYIT Wins Grant to Develop STEM Programs
NYIT Wins Grant to Develop STEM Programs
NYIT-Abu Dhabi M.S. Granted Local Accreditation
NYIT Study: Thyroid Hormones Reduce Animal Cardiac Arrhythmias
NYIT At White House Event to Announce Commitment to Expand College Access
NYIT Signs Agreement with Wardell International
A new Brown Bag Lunch Series on health, wellness, and aging topics will convene with its first session on Tuesday, March 13, 1-2 p.m. in Riland Auditorium, Old Westbury campus. The event, organized by the NYIT Center for Gerontology and Geriatrics, features Robert Schwalbe, Ph.D., a leading New York-based psychoanalyst and author of the book, Sixty, Sexy, and Successful: A Guide for Aging Male Baby Boomers.
CHEM 215 is now available for the summer session. Below is a listing of current available sections. To register for a section please log on to your NYIT Connect account. For questions regarding registration please contact the Registrar's Office.
Dr. Karen Friel and Dr. Cheryl hall presented their research on "Epidemiology of Injuries in the Elite Level Female High School Lacrosse Player" at APTA's Combined Sections Meeting in Chicago. Their findings show that these high school players have an injury pattern that is more comparable to that seen in the collegiate player than in their high school peers.
Technology and medicine converge in a YouTube video teaching diabetic patients how to painlessly inject insulin, as demonstrated by Larry Herman, associate professor and director of physician assistant admissions and primary care initiatives.
With an enlightening visit to the United Nations fresh on their minds, several NYIT nursing students say global awareness and education are crucial elements of their profession. Read more (PDF).
Dr. Howard Makofsky, Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at NYIT, recently visited the Paradise Orphanage in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Through his non-profit organization, Kaya's Kids, Inc., Dr. Makofsky and his family provided funding for the establishment of the orphanage in 2008, which is now the home of 120 West African children. Not only are the children's physical needs provided for, but there is also an elementary school on the campus in addition to having a registered nurse provide medical care on a monthly basis. Pictured with Dr. Makofsky is Mr. Len Veitch, a volunteer from Ontario, Canada and Mr. Georges Sawadogo, the builder and director of the Paradise Orphanage.
The mission and strategic vision of NYIT’s Department of Nursing is to prepare nurses for the community-wide and institutional level roles that will meet the health care needs of a global and diverse society. Our foremost goal is to promote and demonstrate excellence in professional nursing practice, grounded within the context of a transcultural perspective. We continue to focus on our strategic plan and vision as we move forward. I want to thank my colleagues and the administration for their support in all our efforts.
2nd year DPT student Jonathan Pekor has been selected as a delegate from NYIT to attend the Education Without Borders Conference in Dubai, UAE in March 2011. "This conference is a biennial international student conference that creates networks across cultures in order to understand, and generate solutions for, some of the world's greatest challenges. The conference achieves this end by engaging the world's most innovative students and leaders in the business, technology, education and humanitarian sector in a collaborative forum that culminates in a commitment to action." (EWB) Over 3700 applications were received.
3rd year Physical Therapy DPT student Christopher Estafanous was selected to be a student delegate at the New York Physical Therapy Association's Board of Directors meeting held in Troy, NY January 28-29, 2011.
The nursing department will now begin reviewing applications to the nursing program for the Fall 2011 semester. Prospective candidates are advised to review all admissions requirements before applying. Read more.
The U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded NYIT's Department of Physician Assistant Studies a grant of more than $850,000.
Physical Therapy students help raise money for this year’s NY ALS Walk Fundraiser.
The 2009 Class of Doctor of Physical Therapy has achieved a 100% pass rate on the National Physical Therapy Licensing Examination. Congratulations to our alumni.
Physical Therapy faculty and students perform research at Doubleday Babcock Senior Center in Oyster Bay.
Faculty and students were part of a 26 member team that traveled to Ghana last month for 3 weeks as part of the fieldwork experience for the certificate in Global Health.
The NYIT Department of Physical Therapy faculty welcomed Fuad Abdulla, PT, Ph.D., for the Fall 2009 semester.
NYIT Nurses Make A Difference in the Lives of Their Patients, Families and Communities!
The senior class voices their support of the Safe Patient Handling Bill at the NYSNA Annual Lobby Day in Albany, New York.
The senior class presented their NYS Nurses Association Lobby Day Applied Research projects at the NYIT SOURCE Research Symposium on April 23rd.