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Getting Hands-On with Concussions

Feature | Sep 04, 2020

NYITCOM research explores whether osteopathic techniques can improve concussion symptoms and help clinicians to better understand the impact of these injuries.

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NYITCOM Shines at OMED 2018

Feature | Oct 15, 2018

Students and faculty received research awards, grant funding, and plenty of accolades at this year’s conference for osteopathic physicians.

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Alumni Profile: David Yulda

Profile | Sep 21, 2018

When David Yulda, D.O, Ph.D., had the chance to leave Siberia and move to the United States, he took it. Already a trained doctor specializing in otolaryngology, he and his wife chose to base themselves in New York City. That’s when he discovered NYITCOM’s unique Émigré Physician Program.
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Student Profile: James Docherty

Profile | Sep 19, 2018

Before heading the Cayman Islands for a family vacation, NYITCOM student James Docherty learned he was the new chair of the Committee on Medical Education, one of the AMA Medical Student Section Standing Committees.

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Children Experience Concussions Longer Than Adults

Feature | Sep 18, 2018

A heads up for parents of young athletes: researchers at NYIT Center for Sports Medicine Concussion have found that children under 13 years old experience concussion symptoms three times longer than older teens and adults.

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Medical Students Get in the Game With Their New Teaching Tool

Feature | Aug 22, 2018

Nephro360, a new teaching tool developed by Assistant Professor Alexsandr Vasilyev and NYITCOM students Ivan Bandovic and Dylan Carmichael, uses virtual reality and gaming technologies to help students learn about the kidney.

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Coating the Next Class of Future Physicians

Feature | Aug 16, 2018

The newest medical students in NYITCOM received their white coats, a rite of passage signifying their official start in medical school.

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Alumni Profile: Daniel Ferrara

Profile | Aug 13, 2018

As founder, president, and chairman of the board of Island Medical Management, Daniel Ferrara (D.O. '86) has always been focused on giving back to people who need it most.
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Medical Students Treat Patients in Ghana and the Dominican Republic

Feature | Aug 03, 2018

NYITCOM students travelled to Ghana and the Dominican Republic for medical outreach and service learning. They went home with an experience they will never forget.

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Video: “Fuel” Does a Female Runner’s Body Good

Feature | Jul 23, 2018

In a Facebook Live session, Assistant Professor Joanne Donoghue, Ph.D., and NYITCOM student Mina Divan, talk about the right and wrong ways for runners to fuel their bodies.

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