Media Coverage

Martinez on Drug-Resistant Infections: Newsday

Oct 05, 2016

In a Newsday article, Associate Professor Luis Martinez discussed drug-resistant microbes that make infections more difficult to treat. In the article, about an infection outbreak in nursing homes, Martinez notes that resistant microbes are circulating worldwide, and that antibiotics have not been developed to fight the B. cepacia bacterium.


Cohn Comments on a New Clothing Line: The Street

Oct 05, 2016

The demographic that might appreciate a line of clothing by actor Bill Murray would be over 50 years old, says Associate Professor Deborah Cohn, in an article in The Street about Murray's new venture. "However, in reading about the new line of clothes, I see that Bill Murray wants to attract younger consumers. But do younger consumers even know who he is?"


Andrea Read on Teething in KTRE Report

Oct 05, 2016

"They've been proven to show that children develop seizures, convulsions, lethargy and sleepiness from these tablets," says NYITCOM at Arkansas State University Assistant Professor Andrea Read, referring to homeopathic formulas for teething. Read was interviewed for a story aired by KTRE in Jonesboro, AR.


The DO Magazine on NYITCOM’s new location at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro

Oct 03, 2016

“The osteopathic medical profession has a history of going where healthcare is really needed,” says College of Osteopathic Medicine Dean Wolfgang Gilliar, D.O., in an article in The DO Magazine about NYITCOM’s new location at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. The article also quotes new student Jamarcus Brider, who plans to stay in the region to practice medicine, and Associate Dean Shane Speights, D.O.  “The osteopathic model of partnering with patients to provide care is just what the doctor ordered for this state and region,” says Speights. publishes Dean Wolfgang Gilliar’s op-ed

Sep 29, 2016

“Can medical schools teach empathy?,” asks College of Osteopathic Medicine Dean Wolfgang Gilliar, DO, in a op-ed.  “Of course. Relationship-building and effective communication are skills. They can be taught, learned, and practiced.”

Gilliar writes that a pre-medical “empathy boot camp” might be the right prescription to ensure that medical students learn and develop empathy. To help mold the physician of the future, medical schools must rethink their books-before-people approach. A myopic focus on the technical aspects of fighting disease can lead to worse patient outcomes. Good doctors should be proficient in both the scientific and humanistic facets of medicine — truly caring for their patients while looking for a cure.”


Dean Anid in Newsday on Start-Up NY

Sep 28, 2016

"I'd like to recruit an offshoot of a large company, like IBM, to come to our Start-Up NY zone," says School of Engineering and Computing Sciences Dean Nada Anid, in a Newsday article about NYIT's new Start-Up NY zone. "It would give us fast results."


President Guiliano in The Huffington Post on cybersecurity

Sep 24, 2016

The world must train more cybersecurity professionals. They maintain the soundest locks in history and strategize endlessly against the criminal infrastructure. There is a vast and urgent need for more,” writes NYIT President Edward Guiliano, Ph.D. in a Huffington Post op-ed, “Funding the war on cybercrime.” 

Guiliano also calls for more public education on cybersecurity and notes that universities have a large role to play. “If you recall, universities helped create the Internet itself. So it’s no surprise they are the innovators in cybersecurity research and education.”


Dr. Amanda Deel Discusses Flu Shots on KAIT-TV

Sep 23, 2016

“Everyone six months or older, who is able to receive the vaccine, should get it as soon as possible,” says College of Osteopathic Medicine Assistant Professor Amanda Deel, D.O. in a KAIT8 television interview on the flu shot. “It takes the body about two weeks to form a heighten immune response to that vaccine so the earlier you get it, the better.”


Joanne Donoghue in SHAPE Magazine on Inflammation and the Body

Sep 23, 2016

College of Osteopathic Medicine Associate Professor Joanne Donoghue, Ph.D. is among the experts quote in a SHAPE Magazine article on inflammation. In “Your Body’s Natural Healing Power,”.

Donoghue explains that inflammation can actually help the body heal from injuries and generate muscle. Yet, chronic inflammation can tear down muscles, so it’s important to build in rest days between exercise sessions.


Babak Beheshti publishes on the Internet of Things

Sep 22, 2016

“Inadequate security will be a critical barrier to large-scale deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) systems and broad customer adoption of IoT applications,” writes School of Engineering and Computing Sciences Associate Dean Babak Beheshti, Ph.D., in “Encyption for the Internet of Things” in (In)Secure Magazine (see p. 49). As the public becomes more exposed to scandals of private data exposed due to ill-designed security features in their IoT devices and products, it will be more difficult for IoT device designers and manufacturers to avoid putting security and privacy as a central and paramount feature of their products.”