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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 01 2014

NYIT Cyber-Security Talk

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!

School of Health Professions News
Apr 11 2012

Development, Validation, and Testing of Virtual Reality Systems for Mobility Rehabilitation

On March 8, 2012, Judith E. Deutsch, PT, Ph.D., presented her research entitled, VR and Interactive Video Gaming to Promote Mobility and Fitness Post-Stroke at the School of Health Professions Dean's Speaker Series. SHP faculty and students were in attendance to hear about Dr. Deutsch’s ground-breaking research. Dr. Deutsch is Professor and Director of the Research in Virtual Environments and Rehabilitation Sciences (Rivers) in the Doctoral Programs in Physical Therapy at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She is a leader in the field of neurologic rehabilitation with a focus on individuals post-stroke. Her current research includes the development and testing of virtual reality rehabilitation, and off-the shelf gaming systems, and motor imagery to improve functional mobility and use of evidence in physical therapist practice.

Apr 10 2012

NYIT Nurses Join Forces to Support U.S. Veterans

The NYIT Department of Nursing has pledged to support First Lady Michelle Obama's national initiative Joining Forces to educate America's future nurses and commit to:

  • educating America's future nurses to care for our nation's veterans, service members, and their families facing post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, depression, and other clinical issues;
  • enriching nursing education to ensure that current and future nurses are trained in the unique clinical challenges and best practices associated with caring for military service members, veterans, and their families;
  • integrating content that addresses the unique health and wellness challenges of our nation's service members, veterans, and their families into nursing curricula;
  • sharing teaching resources and applying best practices in the care of service members, veterans, and their families;
  • growing the body of knowledge leading to improvements in health care and wellness for our service members, veterans, and their families; and
  • joining with others to further strengthen the supportive community of nurses, institutions, and health care providers dedicated to improving the health of service members, veterans, and their families.

Together with the larger healthcare community, nurse educators commit to raising the quality of care available to our nation's military and veterans in our work to prepare future generations of nurses. Read more about Joining Forces.

Apr 10 2012

NYIT Nurses Join Forces to Support U.S. Veterans

NYIT's Department of Nursing has pledged to support First Lady Michelle Obama's national initiative Joining Forces to educate America's future nurses to care for the nation's veterans, service members, and their families. U.S. veterans returning from war zones often deal with post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injuries, depression, and other clinical issues. Read more about the pledge.

Mar 14 2012

Health Professions Students Practice Teamwork in Simulation Exercises

Nursing and physician assistant students from the School of Health Professions practiced teamwork, communication skills and emergency room scenarios with NYCOM students on March 5 and March 12. Using mannequins in the labs of the Institute for Clinical Competence, the teams worked on “patients” who suffered heart attacks or had difficulty breathing. Students worked together to assess and treat the patients’ conditions, order tests, prescribe medications, and monitor vital signs.

Mar 13 2012

AAPA at Broadway

__ The America Academy of Physician Assistant Studies recently held a listening session at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway.  This was the first stop kicking off a series of “listening” meetings that AAPA President Robert Wooten and CEO Jenna Dorn will be participating in throughout the country this spring to hear PAs' questions, stories and insights about the profession.  Read more...

Mar 05 2012

NYIT Center for Gerontology and Geriatrics Introduces Brown Bag Lunch Series

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.

Mar 01 2012

CHEM 215 Now Available

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.

Feb 27 2012

PT Department Research Presentation

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.

Feb 10 2012

NYIT Professor Teaches Insulin Therapy on YouTube

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.

Jan 04 2012

Nursing Students Visit United Nations

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).

May 19 2011

Dr. Makofsky visits orphanage in West Africa

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.

Mar 07 2011

State of the Department Report - Dr. Susan Neville, PhD, RN

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.

Feb 03 2011

International Educational Conference

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.

Feb 03 2011

New York Physical Therapy Association

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.

Feb 01 2011

Fall 2011 Nursing Review

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.

Oct 13 2010

PA Program Gets Government Grant to Grow

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.

Oct 01 2010

NYIT PT Students Participate in ALS Walk Fundraiser

Physical Therapy students help raise money for this year’s NY ALS Walk Fundraiser.

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