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Rethinking Human Origins

The College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Nathan Thompson, Ph.D., is co-author to a new report in the journal Science, which aims to explain ape and human evolution, including how scientists can get closer to discovering our last common ancestor.

Jerry Balentine, D.O., Named to 2021 LIBN Executive Circle

New York Tech Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Jerry Balentine, D.O., FACEP, FACOEP, is among 33 business and nonprofit leaders who have been named to the 2021 Long Island Business News (LIBN) Executive Circle.

Raising Mental Health Awareness

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, here are several New York Tech initiatives aimed at offering support and breaking the stigma.

Study: Brain Size May Not Indicate Intelligence

Brian Beatty, Ph.D., associate professor of anatomy at NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) helped to publish a study that suggests that brain size, relative to body size, may not be an accurate measurement of intelligence.


More than 135 undergraduate and graduate students showcased their research and creative scholarly work at the annual Symposium of University Research and Creative Expression (SOURCE) held virtually on April 23.

NYRA Collaborates with New York Tech’s Center for Sports Medicine

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) and the Center for Sports Medicine announced a collaboration that establishes the Center for Sports Medicine as NYRA’s official concussion management team.

Shane Speights, D.O., Provides Updates on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine, COVID-19 Variants

In a recent Facebook post, Shane Speights, D.O., site dean of NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine-Arkansas (NYITCOM-Arkansas), discusses the rationale behind government health officials’ call for a pause on the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

NYITCOM Student Uses Social Media to Address Health Misinformation

A new research paper in the journal JMIR Dermatology, co-authored by NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine student Moshe Bressler, reveals a major concern among dermatologists: social media plays a dangerous role in spreading misinformation on skin health.

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