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.

Alumni Profile: Dane Masuda

Profile | Nov 07, 2018

Physician assistant and naval officer Dane Masuda helps provide primary care to the young men and women living and working on board a U.S. Naval ship off the coast of Japan.


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Student Profile: Carla Bazan

Profile | Nov 01, 2018

Carla Bazan travelled to the mountains and jungles of Peru to introduce the people to occupational therapy.


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News Brief: Class of 2020 Student Nurses Receive White Coats

Feature | Oct 30, 2018

On October 24, NYIT nursing students received their white coats, signifying their transition for classroom learning to clinical learning.


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2nd Year OT Student Carla Bazan Attends Peru Medical Missions

Student Profile: Shelby Caban

Profile | Oct 17, 2018

After battling a life-threatening heart condition as a child and later cancer, Shelby Caban is taking her experience as a patient to bring comfort and aid to her future patients.
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Alumni Profile: Jessica Estanislau

Profile | Oct 12, 2018

As an adjunct instructor, Jessica Estanislau helps PA students successfully transition from the classroom to the clinical setting.


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Student Profile: Catherina Davius

Profile | Oct 02, 2018

Nursing student Catherina Davius returned to her home country of Haiti to deliver school supplies to children in underserved schools and churches.


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Alumni Profile: Amanda Kaminaris

Profile | Sep 21, 2018

Amanda Kaminaris applied for NYIT’s undergraduate advanced research program thinking it would be a good resume builder. Instead, biomedical research became a major part of her education.
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SHP Birthday Celebrations Return

Tennis Player Matthew Kolkhorst Makes His NYIT—and U.S. Open—Debut

Feature | Sep 11, 2018

NYIT men’s tennis player Matthew Kolkhorst will launch his college tennis career this fall. But over the summer, he hit the courts at the U.S. Open as a ball person.


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