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.

Imaging and Computational Technology for Biomedical Discovery

Event | Jun 01, 2022

A discussion with Dr. Randy Stout on reasons to use microscopy in biomedical research.
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Faculty Forum: Telemedicine Matures During the Pandemic

Feature | May 10, 2022

In Part II of the series, Associate Professor Shinu Kuriakose focuses on the challenges and opportunities of telemedicine, as well as the hurdles that need to be overcome.


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Alumni Profile: Selena Washington

Profile | Apr 21, 2022

As an undergraduate and graduate student, Selena Washington (B.S. ’04, D.P.T. ’06) learned how to multitask and work as team players, skills that have served her well as director of physical therapy at Physical Therapy of Harlem.


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Student Profile: Tricia Creft

Profile | Apr 18, 2022

Commencement singer Tricia Creft is preparing to graduate in May 2022. As she looks ahead toward a career in nursing, she looks back fondly on her time at New York Tech, encouraging the next wave of students to press ahead, even when things get tough.


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Faculty Profile: Corri Wolf

Profile | Apr 05, 2022

Assistant Professor Corri Wolf, Ph.D., talks to The Box about what drew her to Physician Assistant Studies and her role as healthcare provider and educator.


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Training Healthcare Professionals for A Diverse World

Feature | Mar 31, 2022

New York Tech is ensuring that the next generation of physicians and healthcare professionals can address the most pressing needs of increasingly diverse communities.


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Bluetooth Creator Visits Long Island Campus, Inspires Students

Feature | Mar 21, 2022

Tord Wingren, CEO of Sweden-based biocentric lighting company Brainlit and one of the developers of Bluetooth technology visited New York Tech’s Long Island campus on March 11.


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D.P.T. Students Offered Unique Training Experience

Feature | Mar 07, 2022

As first-year D.P.T. students prepare to enter their clinical education this spring, two physical therapists from the Northwell Health System gave them a unique learning experience through a six-hour training session on the organization’s Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Bus.


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D.P.T. Students Receive White Coats in First-Ever Ceremony

Feature | Feb 22, 2022

Students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program received their white coats, generously donated by alumni, at the program’s first White Coat Ceremony on February 17.


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Faculty Profile: Jessica Varghese

Profile | Feb 07, 2022

From inspiring other first-generation students to pursue their dreams to taking students abroad to work with refugees, Assistant Professor of Nursing Jessica Varghese, Ph.D., is committed to building community in the School of Health Professions.


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