Health e-News

This blog features news, events, student work and activities, faculty research, and more from NYIT’s School of Health Professions. Contact mhaar@nyit.edu for more information.

Faculty Profile: Rosemary Gallagher

Profile | May 28, 2024

When Associate Professor Rosemary Gallagher, Ph.D., D.P.T., isn’t in the classroom, you can find her on hiking trails assisting people with Parkinson’s disease or on the slopes, teaching people with disabilities how to ski.


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News Byte: Researchers Publish Innovative Esports Medicine Textbook

Feature | May 21, 2024

A new textbook by Center for Esports Medicine experts provides a valuable resource to help manage the unique health demands of competitive gamers.


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Congratulations to the Class of 2024!

Feature | May 19, 2024

On May 19, New York Institute of Technology celebrated its 63rd commencement.


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Health Professions Students Shine at Aletheia

Feature | May 13, 2024

The School of Health Professions hosted its annual Aletheia Research Symposium, where more than 100 students presented their scholarly work and defended their capstone projects.


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Guiliano Global Fellows: Broadening Perspectives

Feature | Apr 30, 2024

Under the Edward Guiliano Global Fellowship Program, six students spent a portion of their spring semester traveling around the globe, broadening their perspectives, and working on transformational research projects.


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Meet the Class of 2024 Speaker

Feature | Apr 23, 2024

Health sciences student Zeiad Kawy will serve as speaker at New York Tech’s 63rd annual commencement ceremony.


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Student Profile: Shane Phillips

Profile | Mar 26, 2024

Aspiring physical therapist Shane Phillips knows his field of study well. So well, in fact, that in fall 2023, he led his Exercise Science Club’s quiz bowl team to victory with a buzzer-beater answer.


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Student Profile: Kristen Green

Profile | Mar 06, 2024

Exercise science major Kristen Green wants to become a physical therapist, a field she entered during her time in the U.S. Army.


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Student Profile: Charles Siguenza

Profile | Feb 20, 2024

Charles Siguenza first came to New York Tech as an employee at the Adele Smithers Parkinson’s Disease Treatment Center. Now working toward his physical therapy degree, he hopes to honor his late father and help change patients’ lives through his work.


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Trends in 2024: Fitness

Feature | Jan 18, 2024

Alexander Rothstein (right) and exercise science students demonstrate VO2 max testing equipment, which measures the maximum rate of oxygen consumed during physical exertion.


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