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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.

Meet the Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

Event | Dec 08, 2022

Meet the members of the Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging at an online webinar. We will explain the organization of our office, including our advisory and DEI committees, and discuss the many ways our office supports the New York Tech community.
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News Byte: Future Nurses Receive White Coats

Feature | Nov 02, 2022

Students in the nursing program’s Class of 2024 received their white coats during a ceremony on October 19.


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A Spooktacular Pumpkin Carving Contest

Feature | Oct 25, 2022

On October 18, the Long Island campus was a ghoulish sight. Students, faculty, and staff in NYITCOM and the School of Health Professions participated in their seventh annual pumpkin carving contest.


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New York Tech’s Center for Esports Medicine Announces Research Collaboration with GE Healthcare

Feature | Oct 18, 2022

The Center for Esports Medicine announced a research collaboration with GE Healthcare that seeks to analyze the lean body mass of competitive esport athletes and help establish the sport’s first body composition benchmarks.


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New York Tech Welcomes New Faculty

Feature | Sep 08, 2022

After a pandemic-driven hiatus, New York Institute of Technology once again welcomed new faculty in person at an August 30 reception at the newly renovated Salten Hall Café on the Long Island campus.


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D.P.T. Grads Score Highly on Licensure Exams

Feature | Aug 29, 2022

The School of Health Professions celebrates the success of its Class of 2022 physical therapy graduates, who passed their licensure exams with flying colors.


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News Byte: Two New York Tech Deans Named to Healthcare Power List

Feature | Aug 17, 2022

Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine Nicole Wadsworth, D.O., and Dean of the School of Health Professions Gordon Schmidt, Ph.D., were name to Long Island Business News’ 2022 Power Health Care list.


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Alumni Profile: Jairo Abreu

Profile | Aug 04, 2022

When a Latina mother brought her child to see Jairo Abreu (B.S. ’06, D.P.T. ’08), she told her child, “That can be you in the future.” It’s moments like these that continue to inspire Abreu in his role as supervisor at NYU Langone Rusk Rehabilitation, which serves an underserved community in New York City.


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Your Fitness Class May Boost Thinking Skills

Feature | Jul 25, 2022

A study by New York Tech researchers analyzes whether instructor-led vs. self-paced exercise offers greater “brain-boosting” benefits.


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Alumni Profile: Samantha Snukis

Profile | Jul 13, 2022

Like a true athlete, Samantha Snukis (M.S. ’14) pushes herself to the limit, saying, “You have to keep learning new skills and always say ‘yes’ to something new. Just do it because you can always learn from it and keep that experience in your back pocket.”


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