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.

Study: Gamers “Stand” to Benefit from Walking Breaks

Feature | Aug 12, 2021

Researchers from New York Tech’s Center for Esports Medicine have published a study in BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine that evaluates if walking breaks can benefit gamers’ reaction time and executive function.


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Alumni Profile: Jiawen (Mani) Huang

Profile | Aug 05, 2021

When Jiawen (Mani) Huang (M.S. ’20) graduated from the physician assistant studies program, she had already been offered a position at New York-Presbyterian—Queens Emergency Department. By the fall of 2020, she was thrust into emergency patient care amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about her journey.


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Student Profile: Ilaha Jalilova

Profile | Aug 04, 2021

Ilaha Jalilova’s inspiring video about New York Tech earned her a $5,000 scholarship from HelloCampus.


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Students First: Fall Academic Plans with the Deans

Feature | Aug 04, 2021

Deans and representatives from New York Tech’s colleges and schools joined the university community for the second discussion of the 2021 Students First: Community Conversations series.


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News Byte: New York Tech Healthcare Leaders Recognized

Feature | Jul 06, 2021

Four healthcare leaders from the College of Osteopathic Medicine and the School of Health Professions were honored during Schneps Media’s Healthcare Heroes event.


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Spotlight on Faculty Tenures and Promotions

Feature | Jun 25, 2021

As New York Tech prepares for the 2021-2022 academic year, several faculty members were recognized for their outstanding teaching, scholarship, service, and commitment to the university through tenure and promotions.


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Alumni Profile: Djimmetry Jean-Louis

Profile | Jun 04, 2021

For Djimmetry Jean-Louis (B.S. ’15), nursing allows him to be an advocate for patients who are vulnerable.


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New York Tech Celebrates Its 60th Commencement

Feature | May 24, 2021

On Sunday, May 23, New York Tech’s 60th annual commencement was celebrated virtually, with medical school hooding being held on May 24 and 27 for NYITCOM campuses in Long Island and Jonesboro, Ark., respectively.


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Student Profile: Maria Carpenter

Profile | May 10, 2021

For future nurse Maria Carpenter, her ultimate goal has always been to see where there’s a need and doing something about it.


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