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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.

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Improving Health, One Posture Check at a Time

Feature | Jan 25, 2023

The School of Health Professions’ Department of Physical Therapy has long been a source of information about how to improve body movement to recover from, and ideally avoid, injury. With its service initiative, Posture Patrol, physical therapy students are working to improve the posture, and health, of the New York Tech community, one member at a time.


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Healthy and Fit for the New Year

Feature | Jan 03, 2023

New York Tech faculty members Mindy Haar, Ph.D., RDN, and Alex Rothstein discuss current nutrition and exercise trends and the direction these keys to health may be headed toward in 2023.


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Alumni Profile: John Karaptis

Profile | Dec 01, 2022

Inspired by his grandfather, John Karaptis (B.S. ’03) pursued a career in medicine. Since graduating with a degree in physician assistant studies, he is now the director of surgical services and digestive disease at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens.


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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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