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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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Alumni Profile: Jason McGrade

Profile | Dec 06, 2021

As assistant vice president for advanced clinical providers at Northwell Health, Jason McGrade (B.S. ’02) worked to safely mobilize frontline healthcare workers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and educate the public about the safety of vaccines.


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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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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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Alumni Profile: Snehal Tobkes

Profile | Nov 18, 2020

While opening her physical therapy clinic, Snehal Tobkes (B.S. ’00, D.P.T. ’04) was faced with Hurricane Sandy. During her expansion, COVID-19 forced her to shift gears. But she wouldn’t let either event get in the way of doing what she loves.


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Experts Offer Guidance on Ways Athletes Can Overcome Physical and Emotional Challenges

Feature | Nov 07, 2019

Health-care professionals discussed ways athletes can overcome physical, mental, and emotional challenges to achieve success in their sport at the New York Institute of Technology Center for Sports Medicine’s Annual Conference on November 4.


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Alumni Profile: Christopher Frumusa

Profile | Feb 15, 2019

Christopher Frumusa (B.S. ’14) came to NYIT to study physical therapy. He switched his major to health sciences after he realized he wanted to help patients in a different way.


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Alumni Profile: Alix Small Anand

Profile | Feb 08, 2019

When babies are too sick to nurse or bottle feed, Neonatal Dietician Alix Small Anand (M.S. ’12) ensures they get the right nutrition.


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Alumni Profile: Alessandra Capizzi

Profile | Feb 06, 2019

As a physician assistant, Capizzi is fulfilling her lifelong dream to help patients and finding ways to make a positive impact on the profession.


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